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Publication: The Tough Guide to Fantasyland: Revised and Updated Edition

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  • Publication: The Tough Guide to Fantasyland: Revised and Updated Edition Publication Record # 279324
  • Author: Diana Wynne Jones
  • Date: 2006-10-00
  • ISBN: 0-14-240722-4 [978-0-14-240722-6]
  • Publisher: Firebird / Penguin
  • Price: $9.99
  • Pages: [16]+234
  • Format:
    tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
  • Cover: The Tough Guide to Fantasyland: Revised and Updated Edition by Tony Sahara
  • Notes:
    • An Amazon Look Inside is available for this publication.
    • The title on the title page is "The Tough Guide to Fantasyland" over "Revised and Updated Edition".
    • 1st printing per number line.
    • Statements of bibliographic interest from the copyright page:
      • First published in the UK by Vista, 1996
      • First published in the United States by DAW Books, by permissions of the Cassell Group, Wellington House, London UK, 1998
      • This edition published by Firebird, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) Inc., 2006
      • 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1
      • Text copyright Diana Wynne Jones, 1996, 2006
      • Map by Tony Sahara
      • "CIP Data is available" though the publication does not have a CIP block. The CIP Data is at LCCN 2006041153.
      • Printed in the United States of America
    • Other than the map on preliminary pages [8] and [9] this publication does not have any interior illustrations such as those that appeared in the DAW Books edition.
    • The text ends on page 234. Page [235] is blank, page [236] has an author biography, page [237] is blank, and pages [238] to [240] are blank other than the heading "Notes". The inside of the front cover follows page [240] and is an author essay titled "How I Came to Write this Guidebook" which is dated "Autumn 2006". This essay is about how the 1996 edition came about and does not explain how or why the Guidebook was revised for the 2006 edition.
    • While I marked this as Transient Verified it is likely I can retrieve it for verification questions as the copy I verified was from a public library. ~Marc Kupper
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