The "New" Howard Reader #4
Joe & Mona Marek
Year : January 1999
January 1999, 2nd state
Book No. : None
Edition : 1st
Format : Periodical (8.5 x 11, saddle stapled)
Pages : 44 (includes front and back covers)
Cover art : Joseph W. Marek
The "New" Howard Reader #4

Other editions:

"The Return of the Sea-Farer" (poem)
"Under the Baobab Tree"
"The Gondarian Man" (incomplete)
Letter to WEIRD TALES, ca. October 1929,
“I have just been reading . . .”

"Drum Gods" (poem)
Letter to August Derleth, ca. February 1933,
“After so long a time . . .”

"The Coming of Bast" (poem)
"Guests of the Hoodoo Room"
"The Gods Remember" (poem)
"The Voice of the Mob"
Letter to E. Hoffmann Price, 21 April 1936,
“Glad you-all liked ‘She-Devil’.”

"She-Cats of Samarcand" (synopsis)
"A Pledge" (poem)
"The Road to Freedom" (poem)
Letter to R.H. Barlow, ca. 2 April 1933,
“Here are some notes . . .”

"Mad Meg Gill" (poem)
"Stones of Destiny"
"The Phases of Life" (poem)
"The Haunted Hut"
"A Dying Pirate Speaks of Treasure" (poem)
"The Thessalians"
Letter to August Lenniger, 8 March 1933,
“This is to inform you . . .”

"The Spell of Damballah" (incomplete)
"The Weakling" (poem)
Letter to Robert W. Gordon, 17 March 1927,
“This time I have an excuse . . .”

"L'Envoi" (poem)
Postcard to Novalyne Price, postmarked 20 June 1935,
There is no message on this postcard. It contained the handwritten "Dear Novalyne," and "Cordially, Bob".
The front of the postcard is a picture of a rattlesnake swallowing a rabbit.

"With a Set of Rattlesnake Rattles"
Letter to Harold Preece, postmarked 24 March 1930, “Thanks for the picture.”
""Golden Hope" Christmas"
"My Sentiments, Set to Jazz" (poem)
"The Celtica Notes of Robert E. Howard"
"The Zulu Lord" (poem)
Handwritten letter to Tevis Clyde Smith, 8 June 1923, “May the blessings of Allah . . .”
"Untitled ("The baron of Feniand sat at ease) (poem)
"The Song of Yar Ali Khan" (poem)
"A Gent from Bear Creek" (magazine version)
Letters of Comment by Our Readers
"Afterword" by Joe Marek
Selected and compiled by Joe Marek
Associate Editor: Rusty Burke
Special Editorial Assistance: Dave Gentzel assisted by  Glenn Lord, Steve Trout, Patrice Louinet, and Ed Waterman
The first state has a white cover with hand-colored inks and an insert containing the Table of Contents for #5.
The 2nd state has a pink cover (shown above).
The first state was limited to 13 copies.
The second state was a limited print run of 90 copies.
Signed and numbered by Joe Marek.
Limited to one year of distribution.