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Dec

Fists of Iron, Round 2

   Posted by: Rob Roehm    in Merchandise, News

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[UPDATE: Now Available!]

Everyone ready for the Collected Costigan, part 1?

The REH Foundation Press is proud to present Fists of Iron, Round 2, the second volume of a four-volume series that presents the Collected Boxing Fiction of Robert E. Howard. This volume features the first half of the collected Sailor Steve Costigan yarns and measures in at 330 pages (plus introductory material). It will be printed in hardback with dust jacket, with the first printing limited to 200 copies, each individually numbered. Cover art by Tom Gianni and introduction by Mark Finn. The book is expected to ship by the end of January or February 2014. Other volumes will follow as their covers are completed. Order yours today. [Now shipping.]

Price and Numbering

The price for volume 2 is $40 for REHF Premium members, $44 for Regular members and non-members, plus shipping. To guarantee that you receive volumes with the same number, order the complete set. Members pay $165, plus shipping; non-members pay $182, plus shipping. The price for Volume 1, the largest book in the collection, is $45 for REHF Premium members, $50 for Regular members and non-members, plus shipping. Volumes 2 through 4 are somewhat smaller, and cost $40 apiece for REHF Premium members, $44 apiece for Regular members and non-members. (How to become a member? See here.)

If ordering one at a time, we cannot guarantee that volume numbers will match (we will, of course, hold used numbers as long as possible).

Shipping (rates updated as of 06/24/14)

If ordering only one book, include one of the following shipping costs:

Domestic via USPS Priority: $9
Domestic via USPS Book Rate: $3
Canada via Global Priority: $33
Australia via Global Priority: $46
Europe via Global Priority: $46

If ordering all four books, to have them sent one at a time as they are completed, include the following shipping costs:

Domestic via USPS Priority: $36
Domestic via USPS Book Rate: $12
Canada via Global Priority: $92
Australia via Global Priority: $142
Europe via Global Priority: $142

If ordering all four books and you don’t mind waiting to have them sent all in one package when they are all published, include the following shipping cost:

Flat-Rate Priority in U.S.A. = $13.00
Flat-Rate Priority to Canada = $40.95
Flat-Rate Priority to Australia = $59.95
Flat-Rate Priority to Europe = $59.95
Flat-Rate Priority to UK = $59.95

Insurance to any US location is $2 extra when shipping a single book, or $3.05 for the set. For international shipments (including Canada), insurance is not available for 1st Class, but is automatically included in Global Priority; insurance on Flat-Rate Priority (for the set) is an additional $4.75. All books will be securely packed. REH FOUNDATION PRESS IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR LOSS BY THE POST OFFICE. PURCHASE INSURANCE IF YOU DO NOT WANT TO TAKE THE RISK. Those wishing to ship via some other carrier (UPS, FedEx, etc.) will need to contact us at info@rehfoundation.org to make arrangements and determine costs.

Ordering and payment

To order, pay directly via PayPal at their website, www.paypal.com. Send the appropriate amount to paypal@rehfpress.com. Be sure to include a note explaining your order and shipping option. To order via check (personal or cashier’s) or money order send to: The REH Foundation Press, PO Box 2641, Sugar Land, TX, 77478-2641. ALL PAYMENTS MUST BE IN US DOLLARS. Be sure that all the necessary shipping information is included and accurate, and that the total price includes correct shipping and insurance (if wanted). NO FOREIGN MONEY ORDERS. Books will not be shipped prior to checks clearing the bank. If you have any questions or comments regarding pricing or shipping, please contact us at info@rehfoundation.org.

Numbering

If you desire a specific number, please notify us with your order, and we will do our best to accommodate your preference. Those not requesting specific numbers will receive lowest numbers available. Those wishing to obtain numbers to match other REHFP volumes they have purchased should let us know as soon as possible.

Contents

“Tall Lying in the Far East: Robert E. Howard, Sailor Steve Costigan, and the Narrative Idyll,” by Mark Finn

Fists of Iron

The Pit of the Serpent
By the Law of the Shark
The Bull Dog Breed
Sailors’ Grudge
Fist and Fang
Winner Take All
Waterfront Fists
The Champion of the Forecastle
Alleys of Peril
Waterfront Law
Hard-Fisted Sentiment
The Yellow Cobra
A Student of Sockology
Texas Fists
The Fightin’est Pair
Cultured Cauliflowers

Appendix

Blue River Blues
Sailors’ Grudge (outline)
The Battling Sailor (incomplete, originally untitled)
Untitled (It was the end…)
Untitled (The night Sailor Steve Costigan…)
Alleys of Peril (synopsis)
Untitled Mike O’Brien fragment (“Help! Help! They’re murderin’ me!”)

The Lord of the Ring (part 2), by Patrice Louinet