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  • Publication: Assassin's QuestPublication Record # 565870
  • Author: Robin Hobb
  • Date: date unknown
  • ISBN: 0-553-56569-9 [978-0-553-56569-0]
  • Publisher: Bantam Spectra
  • Price: $6.99
  • Pages: 757+[17]
  • 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: NOVEL
  • Cover: Assassin's Quest (1997) • by Stephen Youll [as by Steven Youll]
  • Notes:
    • "Bantam mass market edition / January 1998"
    • 7th printing per number line "OPM 0 9 8 7" on copyright page.
    • Date of 7th printing unknown, estimated as between 1999-04 and 2000-03 (see below).
    • Above title on title page: The Farseer
    • "Copyright 1997 by Robin Hobb"
    • Also mentions previous Bantam hardcover edition / January 1997
    • Per copyright page: Cover art copyright 1997 by Steven Youll.
    • Cover note: Title and author name embossed. Title in metallic gold. Cover matches image as shown with these exceptions: below author name it says "AUTHOR OF SHIP OF MAGIC", and prices at bottom of spine are different.
    • Canada price C$9.99
    • There is an uncredited and unsigned map titled "Six Duchies" preceding pagination.
    • Following pagination there is an excerpt titled "The Liveship Traders: Ship of Magic" on un-numbered pages [759-574].
    • LCCN 96-42354 per copyright page.
    • Evidence for printing date: inside front cover lists Ship of Magic as in print and Mad Ship as "in hardcover" (1999-04-00). USA paperback release of Mad Ship was on 2000-03-00.
  • External IDs:
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