Glenn Lord's Ultima Thule
Rob Roehm
Year : May 2006
Book No. : None
Edition : 1st
Format : Magazine (8.5 x 11, saddle stapled)
Pages : 52
Cover art : Rafael Kayanan
   Glenn Lord's Ultima Thule
Other editions:

REH letter to Hugh G. Schoenfield, June 15, 1933
("As I promised, . . .")

REH letter to Denis Archer, May 20, 1934
("As you doubtless remember, . . .")

Non-REH Content
Ultima Thule #1, October 1975
This issue recounts Robert E. Howard's original efforts to market "The Hour of the Dragon" to British publisher, Denis Archer.

Ultima Thule #2, April 1976
Typically, book and magazine editors used printed rejection slips, but occasionally the editor would write a personal letter instead.  This issule contains examples of some of these rejection letters.

Ultima Thule #3, July 1976
Letters between Oscar J. Friend and Dr. P.M. Kuykendall in which Dr. Kuykendall nearly sells all rights to Robert E. Howard's work to Mr. Friend.

Ultima Thule #4, October 1976
A listing of the actual sales that Howard made in his lifetime,
with the amounts that he and his agent earned on those sales.
Ultima Thule #5, July 1977
More personal rejection letters (and requests for rewrites) from Howard's files.  Plus, the first attempt by Glenn Lord to update the "Translations" section of The Last Celt past its original December 1973 cut-off date.

Ultima Thule #6, January 1978
Further updates of the "Translations" section of The Last Celt, some publishing news, and the last of the personal rejection letters that were to run in this fine apazine.

Robert E. Howard's Library
An attempt to try to catalogue the Howard Library that had been donated to the Memorial Collection at Howard Payne College.

The REH letters appeared in Ultima Thule #1.
The Hyperborean League was an Amateur Press Association dedicated to serious discussion of the authors Robert E. Howard and Clark Ashton Smith.
Ultima Thule was Glenn Lord's apazine in the short-lived The Hyperborean League. It gathers together all of Glenn Lord's contributions to The Hyperborean League, even including one that did not include the Ultima Thule masthead.
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