Limited to 50 signed & numbered Publisher's Proof copies worldwide in an embossed slipcase, this copy is accompanied by an exclusive PORTFOLIO of 14 plates (color tipped-in print, cover color print, plus 12 prints of preliminary sketches) enclosed in a special red foil blocked folder.
The first plate is signed by the artist and is numbered to match the book.
From the publisher:
This is the third book in a three volume set that covers all the Conan stories, textually restored and meticulously researched by Howard scholar Patrice Louinet.
Conan was the blueprint for the entire sword and sorcery genre.
Profusely illustrated with 13 colour paintings and 52 tonal paintings specially commissioned from award-winning artist Gregory Manchess. Gilt edged book complete in Slipcase with embossed color plate and dust jacket. Signed and numbered by Gregory Manchess.
Contains the following stories: The Servants of Bit-Yakin, Beyond the Black River, The Black Stranger, The Man-Eaters of Zamboula and Red Nails. Plus over 200 pages of never-before-seen material straight from the Robert E Howard archives: synopses, plot outlines, characters, initial drafts, original ideas -- everything Conan's creator ever wrote about the greatest barbarian adventurer of all time!