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Title: The Song of a Mad Minstrel Title Record # 108684
Author: Robert E. Howard
Date: 1931-02-00
Type: POEM
Language: English
Note: Howard wrote this poem for a class at Cross Plains High School, January 28, 1921. First published in Weird Tales. Lines 1-10 and 29-32 appear on p. 25 in The Book of Madness: Whispers Without, Chaos Within by Bill Bridges, Steven Brown, Sam Inabinet, Kathleen Ryan & Phil Brucato, White Wolf.
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Variant Titles Translations
Year Title
1931 The Song of the Mad Minstrel
Year Language Title
1987Translated by François Truchaud
French La chanson d'un ménestrel fou
2007Translated by Bernd Karwath
German Ein Spielmann, der von Liebe schweigt
2011Translated by Kornya Zsolt
Hungarian Az őrült kobzos dala

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Weird Tales, February-March 1931 1931-02-00 ed. Farnsworth Wright Popular Fiction Publishing Co.  
$0.25?$: US dollar
148
pulp?Magazine using the common pulp size: 6.5" by 9.5". For ISFDB purposes this may also be used as a designation for the quality of the paper. There are some untrimmed pulps that are as large as 8" by 11.75
mag C. B. Petrie, Jr. Checkmark
Always Comes Evening: The Collected Poems of Robert E. Howard 1957-00-00 Robert E. Howard Arkham House  
$3.00?$: US dollar
x+
86
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Frank Utpatel Checkmark
Fantasy Crossroads #1, November 1974 1974-11-01 ed. Jonathan Bacon Graceland College Comic Club  
$2.00?$: US dollar
90
quarto?8.5" by 11" magazine, usually saddle-stapled, instead of side-stapled or glued
fanzine Mike Ball Checkmark
From the Hells beneath the Hells 1975-00-00 Robert E. Howard Alternate World Recordings     20
ph?Pamphlet. Used for short (in page count), unbound, staple-bound, or otherwise lightly bound publications.
coll Checkmark
From the Hells Beneath the Hells 1975-00-00 Robert E. Howard Alternate World Recordings AWR 4810    
audio LP?Long-playing record (vinyl)
coll Jeff Jones  
The Second Book of Robert E. Howard 1976-05-00 Robert E. Howard Zebra Books / Kensington Publishing Corp. 0-89083-183-1
$1.95?$: US dollar
368
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Jeff Jones Checkmark
The Second Book of Robert E. Howard 1977-02-00 Robert E. Howard Zebra Books / Kensington Publishing Corp. 0-89083-183-1
$1.95?$: US dollar
368
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Jeff Jones Checkmark
Always Comes Evening 1977-06-00 Robert E. Howard Underwood-Miller 0-934438-01-3
$10.00?$: US dollar
110
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Keiko Nelson Checkmark
Always Comes Evening 1977-06-00 Robert E. Howard Underwood-Miller 0-934438-01-3
$31.00?$: US dollar
110
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Keiko Nelson Checkmark
The Second Book of Robert E. Howard 1980-03-00 Robert E. Howard Berkley Books 0-425-04455-6
$1.95?$: US dollar
x+
242
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Ken Kelly Checkmark
Chants de guerre et de mort 1987-03-00 Robert E. Howard Néo 2-7304-0433-3   155
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll Jean-Michel Nicollet Checkmark
Chants de guerre et de mort 1988-04-00 Robert E. Howard Néo 2-7304-0488-0   145
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll Jean-Michel Nicollet Checkmark
People of the Dark 2005-00-00 Robert E. Howard Wildside Press 0-8095-1176-2
$35.00?$: US dollar
214
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Stephen Fabian Checkmark
The Weird Writings of Robert E. Howard, Volume 1: July 1925-June 1934 2006-01-00 Robert E. Howard Girasol Collectables  
$100.00?$: US dollar
vi+
625
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Rudy Nebres Checkmark
The Weird Writings of Robert E. Howard, Volume 1: July 1925-June 1934 2006-01-00 Robert E. Howard Girasol Collectables  
$112.50?$: US dollar
vi+
625
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Rudy Nebres Checkmark
Odes at the Black Dog 2006-01-21 Robert E. Howard Paul Herman  
$10.00?$: US dollar
32
ph?Pamphlet. Used for short (in page count), unbound, staple-bound, or otherwise lightly bound publications.
coll Tom Foster Checkmark
People Of The Dark 2006-06-01 Robert E. Howard Wildside Press 0-8095-5680-4
$10.00?$: US dollar
190
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll Stephen Fabian Checkmark
People of the Dark: The Weird Works of Robert E. Howard, Volume 3 2006-11-01 Robert E. Howard Wildside Press  
$6.99?$: US dollar
286
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll Stephen Fabian Checkmark
Winds of Time 2007-00-00 Robert E. Howard Thomas Kovacs 978-3-033-00676-8
$95.00?$: US dollar
221
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Hubert Schweizer Checkmark
The Best of Robert E. Howard, Volume 1: Crimson Shadows 2007-08-00 Robert E. Howard Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-49018-5
$16.95?$: US dollar
xxii+
503
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll Jim Keegan , Ruth Keegan Checkmark
The Horror Stories of Robert E. Howard 2008-07-29 Robert E. Howard Del Rey / Ballantine 978-0-345-49020-9
$0.00?$: US dollar
xviii +
518
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll Checkmark
The Horror Stories of Robert E. Howard 2008-10-00 Robert E. Howard Del Rey / Ballantine 978-0-345-49020-9
$18.00?$: US dollar
xxv +
523
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll Greg Staples Checkmark
The Horror Stories of Robert E. Howard 2008-10-28 Robert E. Howard Del Rey / Ballantine 978-0-345-50974-1
$13.99?$: US dollar
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll Greg Staples  
The Collected Poetry of Robert E. Howard 2009-01-00 Robert E. Howard The Robert E. Howard Foundation Press  
$59.00?$: US dollar
lxxix+
728
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
The Collected Poetry of Robert E. Howard 2009-04-00 Robert E. Howard The Robert E. Howard Foundation Press  
$59.00?$: US dollar
lxxix+
728
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
The Collected Poetry of Robert E. Howard 2009-08-00 Robert E. Howard The Robert E. Howard Foundation Press  
$59.00?$: US dollar
lxxix+
728
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
Crimson Shadows: The Best of Robert E. Howard, Volume One 2009-08-31 Robert E. Howard Subterranean Press 978-1-59606-263-4
$150.00?$: US dollar
xxii+
503
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Ruth Keegan , Jim Keegan Checkmark
Crimson Shadows: The Best of Robert E. Howard, Volume One 2009-08-31 Robert E. Howard Subterranean Press 978-1-59606-263-4
$400.00?$: US dollar
xxii+
503
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Ruth Keegan , Jim Keegan Checkmark
Halloween at the Dog and Duck 2009-10-30 Robert E. Howard Dennis McHaney  
$10.00?$: US dollar
40
ph?Pamphlet. Used for short (in page count), unbound, staple-bound, or otherwise lightly bound publications.
coll Virgil Finlay Checkmark
Robert E. Howard: Selected Poems 2009-11-00 Robert E. Howard Frank Coffman  
$37.00?$: US dollar
xxix+
527
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
Robert E. Howard: Selected Poems 2009-11-00 Robert E. Howard Frank Coffman  
$23.50?$: US dollar
xxix+
527
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll Checkmark
The Singer in the Mist & Others 2010-03-00 Robert E. Howard Stanza Press (The Complete Poems from Weird Tales #2) 978-1-84863-079-6
£11.99?£: UK pound
xii+
33
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Gary Gianni Checkmark
The Horror Stories of Robert E. Howard 2010-09-30 Robert E. Howard Subterranean Press 978-1-59606-332-7
$150.00?$: US dollar
xxv+
523
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Greg Staples Checkmark
The Horror Stories of Robert E. Howard 2010-09-30 Robert E. Howard Subterranean Press 978-1-59606-332-7
$400.00?$: US dollar
xxv+
523
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Greg Staples Checkmark
Kull király és az ősök 2011-00-00 Robert E. Howard Delta Vision Kft. (
MesterMűvek: Klasszikusok?MesterMuvek: Klasszikusok
#1)
978-963-9890-94-7
Ft 2,790?Ft: Hungarian forint
422
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Tikos Péter Checkmark
People of the Dark 2011-03-07 Robert E. Howard Wildside Press 978-1-4344-3943-7
$2.99?$: US dollar
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll Stephen Fabian  
People of the Dark 2015-07-27 Robert E. Howard Wildside Press 978-1-4794-0657-9
$2.99?$: US dollar
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll Stephen Fabian  
Weird Tales (disc 3, part 1) 2019-00-00 ed. uncredited        
unknown?The publication record was created from a secondary source and the publication format is unknown.
anth  
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