Century Publishing Co Ltd, 1983, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good, First, Illustrated By: Stephen Bradbury -- Cover Art
375 g.; 256pp., last 2 blank. White coloured endpapers. Map frontispiece, showing the Kingdom of Alba. Black coloured boards with gilt writing on the spine. Illustrated dustwrapper (wraparound), by Stephen Bradbury, with black and white writing on the front panel and spine. Running from the death of his father and capturing of his brothers, Aldric Talvalin, must perform three tasks before he can again claim his rightful throne -- one: spend three years learning from the master wizard Gemmel, two: finding the Firedrakes Cavern and seize the Sword Dragonwand, and finally three: challenge the Master sorcerer Kalarr. First hardback edition of original 1983 paperback. There is a very slight rub to the top rear fold over crease, and slight darkening of the edges of the pages. The author writing under a pseudonym, and more properly known as Robert Peter Smith (1956- ) is married to Diane Duane, with whom he co-writes science-fiction spin-offs. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Stephen Bradbury -- Cover Art. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Science Fiction & Fantasy; Science Fiction & Fantasy; ISBN: 0712695508. ISBN/EAN: 9780712695503. Inventory No: 0223510.