The "New" Howard Reader #1
Joe & Mona Marek
Year :
June 1998 (2nd state of 1st printing)

Book No. :
Edition :
Format :
Periodical (8.5 x 11, saddle stapled)
Pages :
32 (includes front and back covers)
Cover art :
Joseph W. Marek
"Cimmeria" (poem)
"The Devils of Dark Lake"
"Brachan the Kelt" (incomplete)
"Drake Sings of Yesterday" (poem)
Letter to THRILLS OF THE JUNGLE MAGAZINE, ca. June to late 1929,
“I enclose herewith . . .”

"Rebellion" (poem)
"Ambition in the Moonlight"
"The Sand-Hill's Crest" (poem)
"The Last Laugh" (incomplete)
Letter to E. Hoffman Price, 3 June 1936
“Sorry to hear Pawang Ali . . .”

"The Shadow of Doom"
"Only a Shadow on the Grass" (poem)
"All Hallow's Eve" (poem)
Letter to Carl Jacobi, 17 March 1933
“I am glad to write to Wright . . .”

"John L. Sullivan" (poem)
Untitled ("The night was damp.. :1) (incomplete)
"The Sword of Mahommed" (poem)
"The Shadow in the Well" (synopsis)
"Flint's Passing" (poem)
"The Supreme Moment"
Letter to August Derleth, 11 December 1934
“I recently found your letter . . .”

"Untitled ("The wind from.. ") (incomplete)
"The King and the Oak" (poem)
Letter to Emil Petaja, March 6, 1935
“Glad the ms. proved satisfactory.”

"Untitled ("A Chinese washer, Ching-Ling...") (poem)
Letter to Novalyne Price, 27 September 1934
“How about going to the show . . .”

"Something About Eve"
"The Maiden of Kercheezer" (poem)
Letter to R.H. Barlow, ca. December 1932
“I’ll be glad to sign . . .”

"The House of Om" (synopsis)
Untitled ("This is a young world") (poem)
"The Whoopansat of Humorous  Kookooyam" (poem)
Letter to Robert W. Gordon,  9 April 1926
“I must really ask your pardon . . .”

"The Cuckoo's Revenge" (poem)
Letter to Harold Preece, ca. October or early November 1930, “Well, Harold, I’m sorry to . . .”
"Candles" (poem - in facsimile)
Afterword by Joe Marek
Selected and compiled by Joe Marek
Associate Editor: Rusty Burke assisted by Dave Gentzel
The first state was limited to 30 copies.
Limited print run of 120 copies (both states combined).
The 2nd state included some corrections.
Signed and numbered by Joe Marek.
Limited to one year of distribution.

The "New" Howard Reader #1

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