Tokyo: Hayakawa, 2006 (March 15th) paperback;
title translates as “Prince Of Melniboné”;
translated by Itsuji Akemi;
original price: 940 yen;
cover artists: Saeki Keita & Shimma Daigo.
Elric of Melniboné — proud prince of ruins, kinslayer — call him what you will. He remains, together with maybe Jerry Cornelius, Moorcock’s most enduring, if not always most endearing, character…
A Japanese omnibus comprising Elric Of Melniboné (1972) and The Fortress Of The Pearl (1989); this combined-title edition is unique, with no English-language equivalent.
p. 3: prelims (including ‘The World Of Elric’ map);
p. 11: メルニボネの皇子 (Elric Of Melniboné);
p. 241: 真珠の砦 (The Fortress Of The Pearl);
p. 563: commentary (non-fiction) by Itsuji Akemi.