THE CASTLE OF IRON. New York: Gnome Press, . Octavo, boards. First edition. Presentation copy with signed inscription by de Camp to Dirce Archer. Harold Shea, the mind traveling protagonist in search of the world of Irish legend, finds himself in the world of Ariosto's romantic epic ORLANDO FURIOSO (1532). Shea's earlier adventures are recorded in THE INCOMPLETE ENCHANTER (1941) and his later exploits are found in WALL OF SERPENTS (1960). Barron (ed), Fantasy Literature 3-106. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 491. Pringle, Modern Fantasy: The Hundred Best Novels 7. Schlobin, The Literature of Fantasy 279. In 333. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. A sharp copy of a book seldom seen in superior condition. (#112927).
First edition so stated on copyright page.