Sauk City, Wisconsin: Arkham House, 1946. First edition. Hardcover. 8vo. , viii-xxvi, , 4-474,  pp. Black cloth with gold lettering and decorations on the spine. Price of $5.00 on the front flap of the dust jacket. Jacket designed by Hannes Bok (who also designed the jacket for Campbell's Who Goes There?). Currey 251. Joshi 34-35. Published posthumously, this is Howard's first book to be published in the U.S. A selection of stories featuring many of Howard's best-known characters (including Conan, King Kull, and Solomon Kane) most of which were first published in Weird Tales magazine. A sharp copy of this high-spot in science fiction and fantasy literature. Near Fine / Near Fine. Item #000012867
An owner's (a private individual) name stamp on the half-title page, the common toning to the fore-edge; jacket is overall sharp with a touch of edge wear to its tips and faint toning to the rear panel.