New York: Gnome Press, 1957. First Edition Thus. 8vo., 191 pp., VG/VG; white and red pictorial DJ with red and black lettering; mild age-toning/rubbing to edges of DJ, slight material loss to tail of spine, "GNOME PRESS" logo stated to tail of spine, text to spine somewhat faded yet legible; original price uncut "$3.00" to top right-hand corner of front flap; DJ protected by mylar; red cloth boards with black lettering; bumping and rubbing to head and tail of spine, slight cocking to spine, binding strong; rubbing to edges and corners of boards; age-toning to interior, text legible; pub. 1957, "First Printing" stated to copyright page; Gnome Press was the first to publish a Conan the Barbarian written by an author other than Robert E. Howard - Björn Nyberg, a long-time fan of the Conan series, originally wrote his manuscript in his native language (Swedish), after which de Camp edited the story for publication; LP consignment; shelved Case 8, Dupont.
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