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Adventures in Science Fantasy
REH Foundation Press, May 2012. Cover by Mark Schultz. Introduction by Michael A. Stackpole. First printing limited to 200 copies.

Almuric
Ace, 1964 (reprinted 1970); New English Library, 1971; Donald M. Grant, 1975; Sphere, 1977; Berkeley Medallion, 1977; Wildside Press, 2011. One of Robert E. Howard's only novel-length stories, Almuric can be found in many editions by many different publishers. These editions are all out of print, but Planet Stories: Almuric is currently in print from Paizo Publishing, and Leonaur has an edition available outside the United States.

"...and their memory was a bitter tree..." Queen of the Black Coast and Others
Black Bart Books, 2008. Cover by Brom. Illustrated by Brom and Frank Frazetta.

Beyond the Borders
Baen, 1996. Cover by Ken Kelly. Introduction by T. K. F. Weisskopf. The Robert E. Howard Library Volume 7. Out of print.

The Black Stranger and Other American Tales
University of Nebraska Press, 2005. Cover by Mike Mignola. Out of print.

Black Vulmea's Vengeance
Donald M. Grant, 1976. Cover & illustrations by Robert James Pailthorpe. Reprinted by Baronet, 1977 (cover by Stephen Fabian, with the original Pailthorpe illustrations); Zebra, 1977 (cover by Tom Barber); Berkley, 1979; and Ace, 1987 (cover by Ken Kelly). Out of print.

Boxing Stories
University of Nebraska Press, 2005. Cover by Gary Gianni. Out of print.

Bran Mak Morn (Baen)
Baen, 1996. Cover by Ken Kelly. Introduction by David Weber. The Robert E. Howard Library Volume 4. Out of print.

The Complete Action Stories
Wildside Press, 2001. Introduction and edited by Paul Herman.

Conan
Lancer, 1968; Sphere, 1974 & 1989; Prestige, 1977; Ace, 1981. Cover by Frank Frazetta. Reprinted numerous times by several publishers between 1967 and 1990. All editions have the Frazetta cover with varying graphics and borders. Out of print.

Untitled fragment ("The battlefield stretched silent...") completed by Lin Carter and published here as "The Hand of Nergal." "The Hall of the Dead" (synopsis) completed by L. Sprague de Camp. This collection also includes two Conan stories written by de Camp and Carter, "The Thing in the Crypt" and "The City of Skulls."

The Conan Chroncles Volume 1: The People of the Black Circle
Gollancz/Millenium (Orion Publishing Group, UK), 2000. First edition cover by John Howe. Republished in 2008 as "The Conan Chronicles Volume One" with new cover art but apparently identical contents.

The Conan Chronicles Volume 2: The Hour of the Dragon
Gollancz/Millennium (Orion Publishing Group, UK), 2001. Cover by John Howe.

Conan of Cimmeria
Lancer, 1969, Sphere, 1974 & 1987; Prestige, 1977; Ace, 1981. Cover by Frank Frazetta. Reprinted numerous times by several publishers between 1967 and 1993. All editions have the Frazetta cover with varying graphics and borders. Out of print.

"The Snout in the Dark" completed by L. Sprague de Camp and Lin Carter. Includes a version of the non-Conan story "The Trail of the Bloodstained God," rewritten by de Camp to include Conan. Also includes three stories by de Camp and Carter, "The Curse of the Monolith," "The Lair of the Ice Worm," and "The Castle of Terror."

Conan the Adventurer
Lancer, 1966; Sphere, 1973 & 1988; Prestige, 1977; Ace, 1984. Cover by Frank Frazetta. Reprinted numerous times by several publishers between 1966 and 1993. The 1988 Sphere edition has a cover by Blas Gallego; all other editions have the Frazetta cover with varying graphics and borders. Out of print.

"Drums of Tombalku" completed by L. Sprague de Camp.

Conan the Barbarian: the Original Unabridged Adventures of the World's Greatest Fantasy Hero
Prion Books, 2009. Illustrated by John Ridgway. Easton Press published a deluxe hardcover edition in 2010.

Conan the Conqueror
Gnome Press, 1950; Ace, 1953 & 1981; Lancer, 1967; Sphere, 1974; Prestige, 1977. Reprinted numerous times by several publishers between 1950 and 1994. Gnome Press cover by John Forte. 1953 Ace edition cover by Norman Saunders.All other editions have a cover by Frank Frazetta with varying graphics and borders. The 1953 Ace edition was published as a double novel with The Sword of Rhiannon by Leigh Brackett. Out of print.

Conan the Freebooter
Lancer, 1968; Sphere, 1974 & 1988; Prestige, 1977; Ace, 1981. Reprinted numerous times by several publishers between 1967 and 1993. The Lancer and Sphere editions have cover art by John Duillo; the Prestige and Ace editions feature cover art by Boris Vallejo; both with varying graphics and borders. Out of print.

Includes "Hawks Over Egypt" (published here as "Hawks Over Shem") and "The Road of the Eagles," two non-Conan stories rewritten by L. Sprague de Camp to feature Conan.

Conan the Usurper
Lancer, 1967; Sphere, 1974 & 1989; Prestige, 1977; Ace, 1981. Cover by Frank Frazetta. Reprinted numerous times by several publishers between 1966 and 1994. All editions have the Frazetta cover with varying graphics and borders. Out of print.

"The Black Stranger" appears here as "The Treasure of Tranicos," rewritten by L. Sprague de Camp. "Wolves Beyond the Border" completed by de Camp.

Conan the Wanderer
Lancer, 1968; Sphere, 1974; Prestige, 1977; Ace, 1981. Reprinted numerous times by several publishers between 1967 and 1993. The Lancer and Sphere editions have cover art by John Duillo; the Prestige and Ace editions feature cover art by Boris Vallejo; both with varying graphics and borders. Out of print.

Includes "The Flame Knife," a version of the non-Conan story "Three-Bladed Doom," rewritten by L. Sprague de Camp to feature Conan. Also features "Black Tears" by de Camp and Lin Carter.

Conan the Warrior
Lancer, 1967; Sphere, 1973 & 1988; Prestige, 1977; Ace, 1981. Cover by Frank Frazetta. Reprinted numerous times by several publishers between 1967 and 1993. All editions have the Frazetta cover with varying graphics and borders. Out of print.

Cormac Mac Art (Baen)
Baen, 1995. Cover by Ken Kelly. Edited by David Drake. "Tigers of the Sea" completed by Drake. Also includes an original story by Drake, "The Land Toward Sunset." The Robert E. Howard Library Volume 1. Out of print.

Cthulhu: the Mythos and Kindred Horrors
Baen, 1987. Cover by Steve Hickman. Out of print.

The Dark Man and Others
Arkham House, 1963. Cover by Frank Utpatel. Reprinted by Lancer, 1971 (cover by Victor Valla). Introduction by August Derleth. Out of print.

The End of the Trail: Western Stories
University of Nebraska Press, 2005. Cover by Jim & Ruth Keegan. Out of print.

Eons of the Night
Baen, 1996. Cover by Ken Kelly. Introduction by S. M. Stirling. The Robert E. Howard Library Volume 5. Out of print.

The Essential Conan
Science Fiction Book Club, 1998. Cover by Ken Kelly. Omnibus edition of the three Conan collections published by Berkley in 1977. Out of print.

The Gods of Bal-Sagoth
Ace, April 1979. Cover by Sanjulian. Out of print. "Nekht Semerkeht" completed by Andrew J. Offutt.

The Haunter of the Ring and Other Tales
Wordsworth Editions Limited, 2008. Part of their "Tales of Mystery and the Supernatural" series, which also includes collections of stories by Arthur Conan Doyle and Alestair Crowley.

Technically out of print but still widely available as a remaindered book. Order from Amazon.com

Heroes of Bear Creek
Ace, November 1983. Out of print.

King Kull
Lancer, 1967 (cover by Roy Krenkel); Sphere, 1976 (cover by Christos Achilléos). Reprinted several times by Lancer between 1967 and 1973, with varying title graphics, and once by Sphere in 1976. Out of print.

Includes portions of Howard's essay "The Hyborian Age" in a prologue at the beginning and epilogue at the end. "The Black City" published here as "Black Abyss," and untitled fragment ("Three men sat...") published here as "Wizard and Warrior," both completed by Lin Carter.

Kull (Bantam/Grant)
Bantam, 1978. Cover by Lou Feck. Deluxe edition published by Donald M. Grant, 1985, illustrated by Ned Dameron. Includes portions of Howard’s essay “The Hyborian Age” in a prologue at the beginning and epilogue at the end. Nearly identical contents to the 1995 Baen edition, but that edition includes one additional story, "The Curse of the Golden Skull." Out of print.

Kull (Baen)
Baen, 1995. Cover by Ken Kelly. Includes portions of Howard's essay "The Hyborian Age" in a prologue at the beginning and epilogue at the end. Nearly identical contents to the 1978 Bantam edition, but this edition includes one additional story, "The Curse of the Golden Skull." The Robert E. Howard Library Volume 2. Out of print.

Lord of Samarcand and Other Adventure Tales of the Old Orient
University of Nebraska Press, 2005. Out of print.

Nameless Cults: the Cthulhu Mythos Fiction of Robert E. Howard
Chaosium, 2001. Out of print.

Post Oaks and Sand Roughs
Donald M. Grant, 1990. Out of print.

The Right Hand of Doom and Other Tales of Solomon Kane
Wordsworth Editions Limited, 2007. Part of their "Tales of Mystery and the Supernatural" series

The Riot at Bucksnort and Other Western Tales
University of Nebrasks Press, 2005. Out of print.

The Road of Azrael
Donald M. Grant, 1979. Cover and illustrations by Roy G. Krenkel. Reprinted by Bantam, 1980 (cover by Gary Ruddell). Also published by Grant in a signed, limited edition. The Bantam edition has an introduction by Gordon R. Dickson.

The She-Devil
Ace, 1983. Cover by Jodi Penalva. Out of print. All the stories in this collection have been reprinted in Spicy Adventures (REH Foundation Press, 2011), and restored to Howard's original typescripts where possible.

Skull-Face
Berkley, February 1978. Cover by Ken Kelly. Out of print.

Skull-Face and Others
Arkham House, 1946. Cover by Hannes Bok. Foreword by August Derleth. Includes "Robert E. Howard: a Memoriam" by H. P. Lovecraft and "A Memory of Robert E. Howard" by E. Hoffman Price. Out of print.

Skullcrusher: Selected Weird Fiction Voume One
Creation Oneiros, September 2012. Foreword by H. P. Lovecraft.

Solomon Kane (Baen)
Baen, 1995. Cover by Ken Kelly. "The Castle of the Devil," "Hawk of Basti," and "The Children of Asshur" completed by Ramsey Campbell, with an introduction explaining where Howard's work ends and Campbell's begins. The Robert E. Howard Library Volume 3. Out of print.

Solomon Kane: Skulls in the Stars
Bantam, December 1978. "The Castle of the Devil" completed by Ramsey Campbell. Out of print.

Solomon Kane: The Hills of the Dead
Bantam, March 1979. Cover by Bob Larkin. "Hawks of Basti" and "The Children of Asshur" completed by Ramsey Campbell. Out of print.

Sword Woman
Zebra, 1977. Cover by Stephen Fabian. Reprinted by Berkley, 1977, and Ace, 1986 (cover by Ken Kelly). The version of "Mistress of Death" published here was completed from Howard's unfinished manuscript by Gerald W. Page.

Swords of Shahrazar
Berkley, 1978. Reprinted by Ace, 1987. Cover by Ken Kelly. Out of print.

Swords of the North
REH Foundation Press, November 2014. Cover by Aaron Miller. Introduction by Rusty Burke. First printing limited to 200 copies.

Tigers of the Sea
Donald M. Grant, 1974. Cover and illustrations by Tim Kirk. Reprinted by Zebra, May 1975 (cover by Jeff Jones); Sphere, 1977 (cover by Melvyn Grant); and Ace, June 1979 (cover by Sanjulian). The Zebra and Ace editions include the illustrations from the original Grant edition. The second printing by Ace in 1974 is volume 4 in a series of Cormac Mac Art pastiche novels by Andrew J. Offutt. Out of print.

Trails in Darkness
Baen, 1996. Cover by Ken Kelly. Introduction by S. M. Stirling. The Robert E. Howard Library Volume 6. Out of print.

The Ultimate Triumph
Wandering Star, 1999. Illustrated by Frank Frazetta.

The Vultures of Whapeton
Zebra, November 1975. Cover by Jeff Jones. Reprinted by Berkeley Medallion, January 1980. Cover by Ken Kelly. The Berkeley Medallion edition includes an afterword by Glenn Lord. Out of print.

The Weird Works of Robert E. Howard Volume 1: Shadow Kingdoms (Cosmos Books)
Dorchester Publishing in collaboration with Wildside Press, 2007. Cover by Ken Kelly. This book is frequently confused with the Wildside Press title The Weird Works of Robert E. Howard Volume 1: Shadow Kingdoms, but it also contains most of the material from The Weird Works of Robert E. Howard Volume 2: Moon of Skulls. Out of print.

The Weird Works of Robert E. Howard Volume 2: People of the Dark (Cosmos Books)
Dorchester Publishing in collaboration with Wildside Press, 2007. Cover by Ken Kelly. This edition contains most of the material in The Weird Works of Robert E. Howard Volume 3: People of the Dark (Wildside Press, 2005) and is frequently confused with that edition. Out of print.

The Weird Works of Robert E. Howard Volume 3: Beyond the Black River (Cosmos Books)
Dorchester Publishing in collaboration with Wildside Press, 2008. Cover by Ken Kelly. Out of print.

The Weird Works of Robert E. Howard Volume 4: The Hour of the Dragon (Cosmos Books)
Dorchester Publishing in collaboration with Wildside Press, 2008. Cover by Ken Kelly. Out of print.

The Weird Works of Robert E. Howard Volume 5: Black Hounds of Death (Cosmos Books)
Dorchester Publishing in collaboration with Wildside Press, 2008. Cover by Ken Kelly.Out of print.

Wolfshead (Lancer)
Lancer, 1968. Reprinted 1972. Cover by Frank Frazetta. This edition includes "The Cairn on the Headland" which is missing from the Bantam edition. Out of print.

Wolfshead (Bantam)
Bantam, 1979. Cover by Paul Lehr. Introduction by Robert Bloch. The Lancer edition includes an additional story, "The Cairn on the Headland." Out of print.

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