The "New" Howard Reader #2
Joe & Mona Marek
Year : August 1998
August 1998 - 2nd state of 1st edition
Book No. : None
Edition : 1st
Format : Periodical (8.5 x 11, saddle stapled)
Pages : 32 (includes front and back covers)
Cover art : Steven R. Trout
The "New" Howard Reader #2
Other editions:

"A Song of the Naked Lands" (poem)
"The Touch of Death"
"The Tower of Time" (incomplete)
Letter to WEIRD TALES, ca. May 1927
“Your last three issues . . .”

"Zukala's Love Song" (poem)
Letter to Carl Jacobi, postmarked 22 March 1932
“I found your recent letter . . .”

"Red Thunder" (poem)  [See Notes]
"The Ghost in the Doorway"
"For Man Was Given the Earth to Rule" (poem)
"Spectres in the Dark" (incomplete)
Letter to August Derleth, ca. March 1933
“I should have told you . . .”

"Golnor the Ape" (incomplete)
"Buccaneer Treasure" (poem)
"The Sands of the Desert" (poem)
Letter to Emil Petaja, 23 July 1935
“Please believe my delay . . .”

"Custom" (poem)
"A Dream"
"Memories" (poem)
"The Heathen"
"A Dungeon Opens" (poem)
"The Symbol" (poem)
"Miss High-Hat"
Letter to R.H. Barlow, ca. December 1932
“Price tells me that you are interested . . .”

"The Tale of Am-ra" (incomplete)
"The Viking of the Sky" (poem)
Letter to Harold Preece, postmarked 5 September 1928 “Yes, I like the idea . . .”
"Dreaming on Downs" (poem)
Letter to Novalyne Price, ca. December 1934
“Like my meal ticket . . .”

"To a Man Whose Name I Never Knew"
"An Outworn Story" (poem)
Letter to Robert W. Gordon, 15 February 1926
“I was delighted to receive . . .”

"Aha! Or the Mystery of the  Queen's Necklace"
"A Young Wife's Tale" (poem)
"L'Envoi" (poem)
Letter to Hugh G. Schonfeld, 15 June 1933
“As I promised . . .”

Untitled ("And Bill, he looked at me and said") (poem)
ca. Spring 1929, “I was born in Texas . . .”

"A Man" (poem)
"Mountain Man" (magazine version)
Letters of Comment by our readers
Afterword by Joe Marek
Selected and compiled by Joe Marek
Associate Editor: Rusty Burke assisted by Dave Gentzel, Glenn Lord, Steve Trout, and Patrice Louinet
The first state was limited to 30 copies.
Limited print run of 120 copies (both states combined).
The 2nd state corrected some typographical errors.  
The first printing contained the 24 line version of "Red Thunder" from WEIRD TALES #1, Zebra.  The 2nd state contained the original version that first appeared in JAPM: THE POETRY WEEKLY, September 16, 1929.
Signed and numbered by Joe Marek.
Limited to one year of distribution.