The Last Celt

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The Last Celt: A Bio–Bibliography of Robert Ervin Howard
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Dust-jacket from the first edition
Author Glenn Lord
Cover artist Marcus Boas
Country United States
Language English
Subject Bibliography and Biography, Robert E. Howard
Publisher Donald M. Grant, Publisher, Inc.
Publication date
Media type Print (Hardback)
Pages 416 pp
OCLC 2552561

The Last Celt: A Bio–Bibliography of Robert Ervin Howard is a biography and bibliography of Robert E. Howard by Glenn Lord. It was first published by Donald M. Grant, Publisher, Inc. in 1976 in an edition of 2,600 copies.


  • Introduction, by E. Hoffmann Price
  • Foreword, by Glenn Lord
  • The Wandering Years
  • An Autobiography
  • A Touch of Trivia
  • Letter: Robert E. Howard to Farnsworth Wright
  • "On Reading and Writing", by Robert E. Howard
  • Facts of Biography
  • "A Biographical Sketch of Robert E. Howard", by Alvin Earl Perry
  • "Robert Ervin Howard: A Memoriam", by H. P. Lovecraft
  • "Lone Star Fictioneer", by Glenn Lord
  • "A Memory of R.E. Howard", by E. Hoffmann Price
  • "The Last Celt, by Howard Preece
  • The Bibliography
    • Books
    • Fiction Verse
    • Articles
    • Letters
    • Index by Periodicals
    • Translations
    • Unpublished Fiction with first lines
    • Unpublished Verse
    • Unpublished Articles
    • Series Index
    • Lost Manuscripts
    • Unborn Books
    • Comics
    • Television Adaptation
    • The Junto
    • About the Author including
      • Books
      • amateur publications
      • amateur press
      • articles
      • pastiches of Conan
    • Miscellanea, including
      • fragments
      • photo album
      • etc.


Richard A. Lupoff described The Last Celt as "a good general introduction and reference work on Howard."[1]


  1. ^ "Lupoff's Book Week", Algol 28, 1977, p.58.
  • Chalker, Jack L.; Mark Owings (1998). The Science-Fantasy Publishers: A Bibliographic History, 1923-1998. Westminster, MD and Baltimore: Mirage Press, Ltd. p. 323. 
  • Reginald, Robert (1992). Science Fiction and Fantasy Literature 1975-1991. Detroit: Gale Research. p. 597. ISBN 0-8103-1825-3.