(#169839) THE SLAYING OF THE DRAGON: MODERN TALES OF THE PLAYFUL IMAGINATION. Franz Rottensteiner.

THE SLAYING OF THE DRAGON: MODERN TALES OF THE PLAYFUL IMAGINATION. San Diego, New York, London: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Publishers, [1984]. Octavo, cloth-backed boards. First edition. Collects eleven stories by Dino Buzzati, Julio Cortázar, Jorge Luis Borges, Carlos Fuentes ("Aura"), Italo Calvino, J. G. Ballard, Donald Barthelme, Joyce Carol Oates, Stanislaw Lem, and others. In Lem's "The Mask" a beautiful woman may turn out to be a robot. Remainder stripe to the bottom edge of the text block, else a fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#169839).

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