JEWELS OF WONDER: AN ANTHOLOGY OF HEROIC FANTASIES. London: William Kimber, . Octavo, boards. First edition. A presentation copy with signed inscription by Ashley to Richard Fawcett on the half title page: "To Dick Fawcett, / with kindest regards / Mike Ashley / Jan 1984." Collects five stories: "Thieves of Zangabal" by Lin Carter, "A Fortnight of Miracles" by Randall Garrett, "Vashti" by Thomas Burnett Swann, "Blood in the Mist" by E. C. Tubb, and "The Wreck of the Kissing Bitch" by Keith Roberts, plus editor's introduction and "about the authors." "The Wreck of the Kissing Bitch" is one of two stories by Roberts set in Michael Moorcock's world of THE ICE SCHOONER, a far future era in which Earth is in the grip of a Fourth Ice Age. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#159635).
"First published in 1981 ..." on copyright page.