The Tower of the Elephant (collection)

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The Tower of the Elephant
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Dust-jacket from the first edition
Author Robert E. Howard
Illustrator Richard Robertson
Cover artist Richard Robertson
Country United States
Language English
Series Donald M. Grant Conan
Genre Fantasy short stories
Publisher Donald M. Grant, Publisher, Inc.
Publication date
Media type Print (Hardback)
Pages 94 pp

The Tower of the Elephant is a 1975 collection of two fantasy short stories written by Robert E. Howard featuring his sword and sorcery hero Conan the Barbarian. The book was published in 1975 by Donald M. Grant, Publisher, Inc. as the third volume of their deluxe Conan set. The title story originally appeared in the magazine Weird Tales. "The God in the Bowl" is the original version of the story that first appeared, edited by L. Sprague de Camp, in the magazine Space Science Fiction.



  • Chalker, Jack L.; Mark Owings (1998). The Science-Fantasy Publishers: A Bibliographic History, 1923-1998. Westminster, MD and Baltimore: Mirage Press, Ltd. p. 322. 

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Preceded by
A Witch Shall be Born
Grant Conan series
(publication order)
Succeeded by
Red Nails