Publication: Dragons, Elves and Heroes

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  • Publication: Dragons, Elves and Heroes Publication Record # 11272
  • Editors: 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
  • Binding: pb
  • Type: ANTHOLOGY
  • Container Title: Dragons, Elves and Heroes • anthology by Lin Carter
  • Cover: 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, 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
    • OCLC 4939161
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