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  • Publication: Dragons, Elves and HeroesPublication Record # 11272
  • Editor: Lin Carter
  • Date: 1969-10-00
  • Catalog ID: 01731
  • Publisher: Ballantine Books
  • Pub. Series: Ballantine Adult Fantasy
  • Pub. Series #: 6
  • Price: $0.95
  • Pages: v+277
  • Format:
    pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
  • Type: ANTHOLOGY
  • Cover: Dragons, Elves and Heroes (1969) • by Sheryl Slavitt
  • Notes:
    • "First Printing: October, 1969"; no number line
    • "Cover Painting: Sheryl Slavitt" on copyright page, no visible signature on the artwork
    • "The Ogre" - from Beowulf, in Medieval Myths. Translated by Norma Lorre Goodrich.
    • "The High History of the Sword Gram" - from The Volsunga Saga. Translated by William Morris.
    • "Manawyddan Son of the Boundless" is a retelling of a story from The Mabinogion.
    • "Barrow-Wight" - from The Grettir Saga, translated by S. Baring-Gould.
    • "The Last Giant of the Elder Age" - from The Kiev Cycle, translated by Isabel Florence Hapgood.
    • "The Lost Words of Power" (poem) - from The Kalevala, translated by John Martin Crawford.
    • "Wonderful Things Beyond Cathay" - from Mandeville's Travels, edited by Arthur Layard.
    • "Tales of the Wisdom of the Ancients" - from The Gesta Romanorum, translated by Charles Swan and revised by Wynnard Hooper.
    • "Rustum Against the City of Demons" - from The Shah Namah by Firdausi, translated by Lin Carter
    • Printed in the US Voltaire's The Princess of Babylon is the 1885 translation (minus Chapter IX) from Voltaire's Romances. Published by Peter Eckler. The excerpt of Palmerin of England are from the 1807 edition "corrected" by Robert Southey.
  • External IDs:
    • Bleiler Supernatural: 353
    • OCLC/WorldCat: 4939161
    • Reginald-1: 02699
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Anthology Title: Dragons, Elves and Heroes • anthology by Lin Carter

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