THE TRITONIAN RING AND OTHER PUSADIAN TALES. New York: Twayne Publishers Inc., . Octavo, cloth. First edition. Presentation copy with signed inscription to fellow fantasy writer Edmond Hamilton on front free endpaper: "To Ed Hamilton, who could / probably have done it better- / L. Sprague de Camp." Short novel and three linked stories set in a prehistoric bronze-age fantasy-world, all published in the pulps in the early 1950s. Barron (ed), Fantasy Literature 3-103. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 484. Cawthorn and Moorcock, Fantasy: The 100 Best Books 72. Schlobin, The Literature of Fantasy 274. Survey of Modern Fantasy Literature IV, pp. 1972-74. Spine panel and upper edge of rear cover faded, else a near fine copy lacking the dust jacket. A nice association copy. (#73308).
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