Author:De Camp, L. Sprague (Lyon Sprague De Camp )

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Heroes And Hobgoblins

By: De Camp, L. Sprague (Lyon Sprague De Camp )

Price: $30.00

Publisher: West Kingston, RI, Donald M. Grant, Publisher, Inc.: 1981

Edition: Limited Edition; 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: A38342

Condition: Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; This edition is limited to 1250 copies, signed by the author and the artist, Tim Kirk. The book is in Fine condition and has a Very Good+ price clipped dust jacket (otherwise, the dust jacket is in Fine condition). "De Camp had the mind of an educator, and a common theme in many of his works is a corrective impulse regarding similar previous works by other authors. A highly rational and logical thinker, he was frequently disturbed by what he regarded as logical lapses and absurdities in others' writings. Some, like Asimov, felt de Camp's conscientiousness about facts lim... View more info

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Literary Swordsmen And Sorcerers: The Makers of Heroic Fantasy

By: De Camp, L. Sprague (Lyon Sprague De Camp)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Sauk City, WI, Arkham House: 1976

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A38523

Condition: Near Fine in Fine dust jacket


Cover Art; Limited to 5000 copies (5431 copies according to The Arkham House Companion). This book is in Near Fine condition and has a Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. The bottom corners have some beginning bumping. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket is crips and clean. The book includes the short works: Introduction: Neomythology by Lin Carter, The Swords of Faerie, Jack of all Arts: William Morris, Two Men in One: Lord Dunsany, Eldritch Yankee Gentleman: H. P. Lovecraft, Superman in a Bowler: E. R. Eddison, The Miscast Barba... View more info