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The Book of Swords * *

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Dust jacket and interioir illustrations by Ken Laager.

Subetrranean Press is excited to announce The Book of Swords, which will be illustrated and bound as a sort of "companion" volume to their editon of the landmark anthology, Rogues.

Gardner Dozois has pulled together a great lineup of stories, as you'll see below. 

Some of the features of the limited edition include:

  • A full color dust jacket
  • Story heading illustrations for each tale
  • Full-color plates for the Martin and Lynch stories
  • Oversize trim size
  • Smyth sewn for a lifetime of enjoyment
  • Limited Edition housed in a custom foil stamped slipcase

Table of Contents:

  • “The Best Man Wins” by K. J. Parker
  • “His Father’s Sword” by Robin Hobb
  • “The Hidden Girl” by Ken Liu
  • “The Sword of Destiny” by Matthew Hughes
  • “‘I Am a Handsome Man,’ Said Apollo Crow” by Kate Elliott
  • “The Triumph of Virtue” by Walter Jon Williams
  • “The Mocking Tower” by Daniel Abraham
  • “Hrunting” by C. J. Cherryh
  • “A Long, Cold Trail” by Garth Nix
  • “When I Was a Highwayman” by Ellen Kushner
  • “The Smoke of Gold Is Glory” by Scott Lynch
  • “The Colgrid Conundrum” by Rich Larson
  • “The King’s Evil” by Elizabeth Bear
  • “Waterfalling” by Lavie Tidhar         
  • “The Sword Tyraste” by Cecelia Holland
  • “The Sons of the Dragon” by George R. R. Martin

Limited to 300 signed, by the authors and editor, and numbered copies

Lettered 26 deluxe bound copies, housed in a custom traycase, signed by the authors and editor

"PC" copy which is identical in every way to a Limited copy but has the letters "PC" in the limitation line, the "PC" denotes "Publisher's Copy" and is one of a very few copies produced for use by the Publisher, usually for contributors.

Matching Lettered Set - Letter W

  • Book of Swords

The following books are part of the set and been ordered and paid for through the publisher and will be shipped to us and forwarded to the purchaser who will be responsible for shipping costs, future volumes will have to be ordered directly through Subterranean Press.

  • The Book of Magic



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