Robert E. Howard Selected Letters 1923 to 1930
Necronomicon Press
Year :
October 1989
Book No. : 0940884267
Edition : 1st
Format : Booklet
Pages : 84
Cover art : Robert H. Knox
Illustrations : None
    Robert E. Howard Selected Letters 1923 to 1930
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The following stories and poems are contained in the letters:
"A Dream"
"Symbols" (poem)
"The Odyssey of Israel" (poem)
"Daughter of Evil" (poem)
"Reuben's Brethren" (poem)

Contents
"Introduction" by Glenn Lord
To Tevis Clyde Smith, August 25, 1923,
"Bohut Salaam, Clyde sahib: I was all ready to come over to Brownwood . . ."

To Tevis Clyde Smith, September 9, 1923,
"Clyde sahib: First off I must apologize for not having written sooner."

To Tevis Clyde Smith, July 16, 1925,
"Salaam, sahib: What ho, milord! Boy, I hope you’re coming over."

To Tevis Clyde Smith, August 26, 1925,
"Salaam: I’ve been thinking. What is reality and what is illusion?"

To Tevis Clyde Smith, August 28, 1925,
"Salaam: I’ve been thinking. Did you ever stop and consider . . ."

To Tevis Clyde Smith, ca. September 1927,
"Salaam: Having just got your letter I’ll write now when I have time."

To Tevis Clyde Smith, ca. October 1927,
"Salaam: Seeking cognizance of things looked after and things desired . . ."

To Tevis Clyde Smith, ca. January 1928,
"Salaam: Listen, you crumb, I think already owe me a letter . . ."
 Includes "Symbols" (poem)
To Tevis Clyde Smith, ca. January 1928,
"I wasn’t lying to you Saturday evening . . ."

To Tevis Clyde Smith, week of February 20, 1928,
"The fellow who wrote The Kasidah strung a lot of fine words together . . ."

To Tevis Clyde Smith, ca. March 1928,
"The only reason for writing this letter is to retract some statements . . ."
 
Includes "The Odyssey of Israel" (poem)
To Tevis Clyde Smith, ca. March 1928,
"Salaam: Glad you’re writing these days. Good stuff . . ."

To Tevis Clyde Smith, ca. May 1928,
"Salaam: So Klatt has gone West. I don’t know; it seems hard lines."

To Harold Preece, postmarked September 23, 1928,
"Salaam: The tang of winter is in the air and in the brain of me."

To Tevis Clyde Smith, ca. October 1928,
"Salaam: I could have gone with you for dinner . . ."

To Harold Preece, received October 20, 1928,
"Salaam: Your stationary is alright. How is the university?"

To Tevis Clyde Smith, ca. November 1928,
"Salaam: I’ll swear you’re the only galoot I ever heard of . . ."

To Tevis Clyde Smith, ca. November 1928,
"Heh heh! At last I’ve sold a story to Ghost Stories . . ."

To Tevis Clyde Smith, ca. December 1928,
"Salaam: The rattle of the keys sounds good under my fingers . . ."

To Harold Preece, ca. December 1928,
"Salaam: You’re right; women are great actors."

To Tevis Clyde Smith, ca. February 1929,
"Salaam: Looks like I’m not going to make it over there . . ."

To Tevis Clyde Smith, ca. February 1929,
"Salaam: Last night the Sunday School class had a party . . ."

To Harold Preece, ca. March 1929,
"Salaam: I’ve been very neglectful of my correspondence lately."

To Tevis Clyde Smith, ca. April 1929,
"Salaam: I enjoyed your letter highly and roared with mirth . . ."

To Tevis Clyde Smith, ca. June 1929,
"Salaam: I received an announcement from Chicago . . ."

To Tevis Clyde Smith, ca. July 1929,
"Salaam: The main reason I’m writing this letter . . ."

To Harold Preece, ca. September 1929,
"Salaam: I’ve been reading Destiny Bay . . ."

To Tevis Clyde Smith, ca. late December 1929,
"Well: Here I am doing business at the old stand . . ."

To Tevis Clyde Smith, ca. January 1930,
"Many thanks for the letter you wrote Farnsworth."

To Harold Preece, ca. February 1930,
"Go manee jeea git, You’re in Kansas now, eh?"

To Tevis Clyde Smith, ca. February 1930,
"Well, here is the letter. I haven’t much to add."

To Tevis Clyde Smith, ca. March 1930,
"Salaam, Fear Orghruagach: I owe Hink a letter."

To Tevis Clyde Smith, ca. March 1930,
"Well, Fear Finn, tell Cuchullain the Dutchess of Paddelpants . . ."

To Tevis Clyde Smith, ca. March 1930,
"Well, Fear Finn: I trust you are in good healthel . . ."

To Tevis Clyde Smith, ca. April 1930,
"Well, Fear Finn, you mention being in a lethargic moodle . . ."

To Tevis Clyde Smith, ca. May 1930,
"Well, Fear Finn, I was in Brownwood yesterday but I was . . ."

To Tevis Clyde Smith, week of June 9, 1930,
"Well, Fear Finn: The pictures came at last and here they are . . ."

To Farnsworth Wright, ca. July 1930,
"Dear Mr. Wright: I have long looked forward to reading . . ."

`To H. P. Lovecraft, August 9, 1930,
"Dear Mr. Lovecraft: I am indeed highly honored . . ."

To Tevis Clyde Smith, ca. August 1930,
"Well, Fear Finn: I haven’t heard from our story . . ."

To H. P. Lovecraft, ca. August 1930,
"Dear Mr. Lovecraft: Let me first thank you . . ."
To Tevis Clyde Smith, ca. September 1930,
"Well, Fear Finn, me bauld braw Hieland bully . . ."

Includes "Daughter of Evil" (poem)
To H. P. Lovecraft, ca. September 1930,
"Dear Mr. Lovecraft: I envy you your sojourn in Quebec."

To Tevis Clyde Smith, ca. September 1930,
"Well, Fear Finn: I hope you’ll sell the duelling story."

To H. P. Lovecraft, ca. September 1930,
"Dear Mr. Lovecraft: I am very glad that you enjoyed your visit . . ."

To Harold Preece, ca. October 1930,
"Well, Harold, how did you like my story . . ."

To H. P. Lovecraft, ca. October 1930,
"Dear Mr. Lovecraft: It is with greatest delight that I learn . . ."
Includes "Reuben's Brethren" (poem)
To Harold Preece, postmarked November 24, 1930,
"I hope you’ll pardon my negligence . . ."

Includes Untitled ("Slow shifts the sands of time . . .") (poem)
To H. P. Lovecraft, ca. December 1930,
"Dear Mr. Lovecraft: As always, your letter proved highly enjoyable."
 Includes "A Dream."
Notes
Edited by Glenn Lord with Rusty Burke and S.T. Joshi
Contains 49 letters written by Robert E. Howard