Jewels of Gwahlur, Illustrated by Dean Morrissey.

Jewels of Gwahlur, Illustrated by Dean Morrissey.
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West Kingston, Rhode Island: Donald M. Grant, 1979. 4to, 122pp. 7 tipped-in full-color illustrations plus 3 black-and-white illustrations, all full-page. Quarter burgundy cloth with gray paper-covered boards, gilt lettering to backstrip, in gray illustrated dust-jacket. Near fine. First edition, first printing. Limited deluxe edition of 3000 copies. Illustrated by Dean Morrissey. "Jewels of Gwahlur" is one of the original short stories starring the fictional sword and sorcery hero Conan the Cimmerian, written by American author Robert E. Howard. It is set in the pseudo-historical Hyborian Age and concerns several parties, including Conan, fighting over and hunting for the eponymous treasure in Hyborian Africa. The tale was first published in Weird Tales in 1935. Howard's original title for the story was "The Servants of Bit-Yakin". (Item Id: 9219)

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