Crimson Shadows: The Best of Robert E. Howard Volume 1 
Ballantine Books - Del Rey
Year :
August 2007
Book No. : 0345490185 

Edition : 1st
Format : Trade paperback
Pages : 503 plus xxii
Cover art : Jim & Ruth Keegan
Illustrations : Jim & Ruth Keegan
      The Best of Robert E. Howard Volume 1: Crimson Shadows  
Other editions:
Subterranean Press

"Artist's Forward" by Jim & Ruth Keegan
"Introduction" by Rusty Burke
"The Shadow Kingdom"
"The Ghost Kings" (poem)
"The Curse of the Golden Skull"
"Red Shadows"
"The One Black Stain (poem)
"The Dark Man"
"The Marching Song of Connacht" (poem)
"Kings of the Night"
"Recompense" (poem)
"The Black Stone"
"The Song of a Mad Minstrel" (poem)
"The Fightin’est Pair"
"The Grey God Passes"
"The Song of the Last Briton" (poem)
"Worms of the Earth"
"An Echo from the Iron Harp" (poem)
"Lord of the Dead"
Untitled "You have built a world of paper and wood" (poem)
"For the Love of Barbara Allen"
"The Tide" (poem)
"The Valley of the Worm"
"The Dust Dance: Selections, Version II" (poem)
"The People of the Black Circle"
"Beyond the Black River"
"A Word from the Outer Dark" (poem)
"Hawk of the Hills"
"Sharp’s Gun Serenade"
"Lines Written in the Realization That I Must Die" (poem)
"Robert E. Howard: Twentieth-Century Mythmaker"
by Charles Hoffman
"A Short Biography of Robert E. Howard"
Rusty Burke
"Notes on the Original Howard Texts"
Edited by Rusty Burke
Art Director: Marcelo Anciano
Typographer: Stuart Williams
The texts for this edition were based on Howard's original typescripts or the first published appearance if a typescript was unavailable.