THE FOLK OF THE AIR. New York: Ballantine Books, . Octavo, cloth-backed boards. First edition. Signed on the title page by Beagle. A novel set in late twentieth-century California, in a twilight zone where time and space are telescoped and the world is imperiled by dark forces summoned by black magic. "Thinly plotted, but humorous and enjoyable." - Maxim Jakubowski. Its "tone is ultimately darker than in his earlier books." - Darrell Schweitzer. Barron (ed), Fantasy Literature 4A-23. A fine copy in fine dust jacket with a bruise to the upper rear corner. (#125808).
"First Edition: September 1986 / 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1" on copyright page.