Signed by the author to his grandchildren, Nat and Bobby.
First hardback edition.
A fine first US hardback edition, in a good unclipped dust jacket. Bruising to the edges of the jacket and a tear to the spine, and surface markings to front jacker cover.
In those days there were oceans of light and cities in the skies and wild flying beasts of bronze. It was a time of magics, phantasms, unstable nature, impossible events, insane paradoxes, dreams come true, dreams gone awry. It was a rich, dark time.
And a time of profound and terrible change.
The Vadhagh, a blessed and magical race, possess great wisdom, pursuing beauty in everything they do. Then, suddenly, their world moves from innocence and light to barbarism and genocide. Finally, only one is left: Corum, the Prince in the Scarlet Robe, last of the Vadhagh...