A Rhyme of Salem Town and Other Poems
Robert E. Howard Properties LLC
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(8.5 x 11 inches, tape bound, cardstock covers)
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A Rhyme of Salem Town and Other Poems    
Other editions:
REH Foundation

Contains a First Appearance
In 2002, the then-owners of the rights to Robert E. Howard's works decided to publish a series of three books in order to extend the U.S. copyrights of the unpublished material. Otherwise all this unpublished material would have been public domain in the U.S. after 12/31/2006.
Three books were published - A RHYME OF SALEM TOWN AND OTHER POEMS,  DEAR HPL (Howard's letters to Lovecraft), and DEAR AUGUST (Howard's letters to August Derleth).  10 copies of each book were to be prepared by Glenn Lord, but fewer than 10 were eventually produced, maybe as few as 6 copies of each.
A RHYME OF SALEM TOWN was an attempt to publish all the previously unpublished REH poetry. Glenn Lord also included a few previously published but uncollected poems. He did not include the large numbers of poems (mostly all still unpublished) from the REH letters to Tevis Clyde Smith.

"Ace High"
"The Affair at the Tavern"
"The Actor"
"The Ages Stride on Golden Feet"
"And So I Sang"
"Another Hymn of Hate"
"As I Rode Down to Lincoln Town"
"Astarte's Idol Stands Alone"
"The Bandit"
"The Baron and the Wench"
"The Broken Walls of Babel"
"The Builders" (1) (first two quatrains only)
"The Call of the Sea" (first complete publication of this poem)
"A Calling to Rome"
"The Cells of the Coliseum"
"The Chief of the Matabeles"
"Cornish Jack"
"The Cry Everlasting"
"The Desert"
"The Desert Hawk"
"Devon Oak"
"The Drum"
"A Dull Sound as of Knocking"
"Echoes from an Anvil"
"Edgar Guest"
"Eric of Norway"
"Far in the Gloomy Northland"
"Farewell, Proud Munster"
"The Gods I Worshipped"
"An Incident of the Muscovy-Turkish War"
"King of the Sea"
"The Ladder of Life"
"Land of the Pioneer"
"The Lies"
"Longfellow Revised"
"Little Bell of Brass"
"Little Brown Man of Nippon"
"The Lost San Saba Mine"
"Lunacy Chant"
"Man, the Master"
"Mine but to Serve"
"A Misty Sea"
"Modest Bill"
"Native Hell"
"No Man's Land"
"Now and Then"
"O the Brave Sea-Rover"
"The Oaks"
"On with the Play"
"Over the Old Rio Grandey"
"Only a Shadow on the Grass"
"The Open Window"
"Passing of the Elder Gods"
"The Phantoms Gather"
"The Phases of Life"
"The Pirate"
"The Plains of Gilban"
"The Primal Urge"
"Rattle of Drums"
"A Quatrain of Beauty" ("Quattrain" on title page)
"A Rhyme of Salem Town"
"The Road to Bliss"
"The Road to Freedom"
"The Road to Yesterday"
"Silver Trumpets"
"The Rover"
"The Rulers"
"San Jacinto"
"The Sea and the Sunrise"
"Senor Zorro"
"The Sign of the Sickle"
"The Slayer"
"A Song of Bards"
"The Stralsund"
"The Sword of Lal Singh"
"Swings and Swings"
"The Tartar Raid"
"Time, the Victor"
"To a Kind Missionary Woiker"
"To Moderns"
"To the Stylists"
"The Tower of Zukala"
"The Trail of Gold"
"Trail's End"
"Untamed Avatars"
Untitled "Murky the night"
("Untitled" on Table of Contents page)

"The Wanderer"
"Was I There?"
"The Wheel of Destiny"
"When I Was a Youth"
"When I Was in Africa"
"When Men Were Bold"
"Who Shall Sing of Babylon?"
"The Winds of the Sea"
"The Winds That Walk the World"
"The Worshippers"
Untitled "For what is a maid to the shout of kings?"
Untitled "As you dance upon the air."
"Down the Ages"
"The House of Gael"
"Ju-Ju Doom"
"Mystic Lore"
"The King of Trade"
"The Peasant on the Euphrates"
"Am-ra the Ta-an"