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    Robert E. Howard. Skull-Face and Others. Sauk City, WI: 1946. First edition.

    More Information: Robert E. Howard. Skull-Face and Others. Sauk City, WI: Arkham House, 1946. First edition, one of three thousand copies in the first printing. Octavo. xxvi, 474, [2] pages. Publisher's full black cloth, spine lettered and decorated in gilt; all edges trimmed; original illustrated dust jacket. Fairly mild shelf wear at extremities of binding; top edge a bit dusty; spine ends a bit pushed; cloth slightly rubbed and bubbled. Normal age toning to edges and interior of text block; top edge with a bit of scuffing and soiling. Faint uneven toning to endpapers; occasional small dimple at page margins from handling. Very light rumpling to jacket, with soft creasing at front joint and rear flap fold; mild rubbing at verso. About near fine book in a pristine, essentially fine jacket. Posthumous collection from the creator of Conan the Barbarian and the forerunner of the sword and sorcery fantasy genre. Currey, p. 251. From the Glynn and Suzanne Crain Collection.

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