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LOST TALES. Volume 1-3. Comprising LOST TALES Volume I, THE EMPEROR'S CRYSTAL AND OTHER LOST TALES Volume II, and LOST TALES Volume III. Three Volumes. Special Slipcased edition, limited to only 5 sets.
Pegana Press. 2013-14., Washington - First Editions. Three volumes. Octavo, original cloth with printed paper labels, Nepalese endpapers,slipcased. Fine hand-printed letterpress editions, handbound and hand-numbered. Volume One was originally issued in chapbook format, limited to 128 copies; a very few copies were later bound to match Volumes Two and Three. Volume Two was limited to 92 copies and Volume Three to just 80 copies, both volumes were mostly issued in chapbook form with a very small number issued in hardcover. We specially commissioned 5 sets with matching numbers to be bound and issued in a specially made slipcase. This was our reserved set, now offered here. LOST TALES Volume I: Previously uncollected tales from 1909 to 1915. Introduction by Michael Swanwick. These 10 stories were retrieved from their original magazine printing and are now published together for the first time with the approval of Lady Dunsany and the Dunsany Estate. None of these stories have been reprinted since their magazine appearance. THE EMEROR'S CRYSTAL AND OTHER LOST TALES Volume II: Eight stories retrieved from their original magazine publication and now presented in book form. Featuring a Recently Discovered Unpublished story provided by Dunsany Castle and the historic release of an illustration by Lord Dunsany. ?With an introduction by Darrell Schweitzer. LOST TALES Volume III: Collects three unpublished stories provided by Dunsany Castle with rare, uncollected material presented for the first time in book form. A beautiful Sidney Sime watercolour occupies the place of frontispiece. This full colour painting was one of several commissioned by Lord Dunsany and completed by Sime in 1926. This is the first appearance in 88 years. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]
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