Conan
Lancer
Year : 1968 through 1973 - See Notes
Book No. :
See Notes
Edition : 12 editions - See Notes
Format : Paperback
Pages : 221
Cover art : Frank Frazetta
Illustrations :
None

Contents
"Introduction" by L. Sprague de Camp
Letter from REH to P. Schuyler Miller, March 10, 1936
"The Hyborian Age" (Part 1)
"The Tower of the Elephant"
"The Hall of the Dead" completed by L. Sprague de Camp
"The God in the Bowl"
"Rogues in the House"
"The Hand of Nergal" completed by Lin Carter
Non-REH Content
"The Thing in the Crypt"
by L. Sprague de Camp and Lin Carter

"The City of Skulls"
by
Lin Carter and L. Sprague de Camp
Notes
1st edition, 1968, 73-685,  purple edges, 60 cents
2nd edition, 1968, 73-685,  purple edges, 60 cents, Canada
3rd  edition, 1968, 74-958, purple edges, 75 cents
4th  edition, 1968, 74-958, purple edges, 75 cents, Canada
5th  edition, 1969, 74-958, purple edges, 75 cents
6th edition, 1970, ,75-104, purple edges, 95 cents
7th
edition, 1970, 75104-095, purple edges, 95 cents
8th edition, 1970, 75104-095, purple edges, 95 cents, Canada
9th edition, 1971, 75104-095, yellow edges, 95 cents
10th
edition, April 1972, 75104-095, yellow edges, 95 cents
11th edition, Sept 1972, 75104-095, yellow edges, 95 cents
12th edition, May 1973, 78744-125, yellow edges, $1.25
The covers of the various printings change slightly every so often in the series.
"The Hall of the Dead" was written by L. Sprague de Camp
based on an untitled synopsis by Howard.
"The Hand of Nergal" was written by Lin Carter based on an unfinished draft by Howard.
Edited by L. Sprague de Camp
Frontispiece: Map of the Hyborian Age
Lancer went backrupt in 1973, but there were numerous later printings by Prestige and Ace, perhaps 20 or more printings total.

The Prestige books are known to exist in at least two states. Some have "DISTRIBUTED BY ACE BOOKS" on the cover with Prestige Books listed as the publisher on the title page. Some have "ACE" on the cover and are stamped with "Prestige" on the copyright page.  

There are also U.K. editions published by Sphere.

The Conan series continued up to the late 1980's and is the basis for numerous licensed as well as bootleg non-English editions. The Conan series is by far the most reproduced REH series in the world. It is quite possible that over one million copies of this book are in print.
4th edition
Conan
Other Editions:
Ace
Prestige
Sphere
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