THE DARK BARBARIAN: THE WRITINGS OF ROBERT E. HOWARD. A CRITICAL ANTHOLOGY. Westport, Connecticut, London, England: Greenwood Press, . Octavo, pp. [i-vii] viii [ix-xi] xii [xiii] xiv [xv] xvi-xviii [1-3] 4-242 [243: ads] [244-246: blank] [note: last leaf is a blank], illustrations, cloth. First edition. Presentation copy with signed inscription by editor Don Herron to John D. Squires on the half title page. A collection of eight essays by Fritz Leiber, Donald Sidney-Fryer, Glenn Lord and others that trace the major themes of Howard's writings, including westerns, supernatural fiction, poetry and humor. Includes checklists of material by and about Howard and overview and checklist the remnants of his personal library at Howard Payne College. Barron (ed), Fantasy Literature 8-36. A fine copy without dust jacket as issued. (#159403).
"First published in 1984 / ... / 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1" on copyright page.