‘Count Brass’

Count Brass (omnibus)

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London:  Millennium, 1993 (December 14th) hardcover and simultaneous trade-sized paperback;
part of the Tale Of The Eternal Champion (U.K.);
original prices:  £15·99 (h/c), £10·99 (p/b);
x + 340 pages;
I.S.B.N.s:  1-85798-049-2 (h/c) & 1-85798-050-6 (p/b);
cover artist:  Yoshitaka Amano;

illustrated by Jim Cawthorn (map).

An omnibus of the second of two separate series featuring Duke Dorian Hawkmoon von Köln, collecting the novels Count Brass (1973), The Champion Of Garathorm (1973) and The Quest For Tanelorn (1975), the Count Brass omnibus was retitled from The Chronicles Of Castle Brass (1985), and was later retitled Hawkmoon: Count Brass (2013).

Hardcover
(+ book-club ed.)

London: Millennium, 1998 (September 21st) mass-sized paperback;
original price:  £6·99;
x + 401 pages;
I.S.B.N.:  0-75280-720-5;
contains minor textual amendments (+ revised map).

Trade paperback (simultaneous 1st ed., not to scale).

First American edition:  Clarkston, GA: White Wolf hardcover, 2000 (April [March on copyright page]);
part of the Tale Of The Eternal Champion (U.S.);
edited by John Davey;
original price:  $24·99;
xii + 398 pages;
I.S.B.N.:  1-56504-987-X;
cover artist:  Walter Simon
son (also interior + Cawthorn [revised] map).

(+ book-club ed.)

States “revised”, but (in this instance, with the exception of the Introduction) should be more accurately ‘containing minor textual amendments’.

Contents (first editions):-
p. v: untitled introduction (non-fiction) by Michael Moorcock;
pp. vii/ix: ‘The World Of The Dark Empire’ (map) by Jim Cawthorn;
p. 1: Count Brass;
p. 113: The Champion Of Garathorm (sub-titled The Second Book Of The Chronicles Of Castle Brass on title page);
p. 227: The Quest For Tanelorn.

Contents (revised edition):-
pp. ii/iii: ‘The World Of The Dark Empire’ (map) by Jim Cawthorn;
p. ix:  Introduction (non-fiction) by Michael Moorcock;
p. 1: Count Brass (as The Fifth Book Of Hawkmoon: Count Brass on title page);
p. 113: The Champion Of Garathorm (as The Sixth Book Of Hawkmoon: The Champion Of Garathorm on title page);
p. 223: The Quest For Tanelorn (as The Seventh Book Of Hawkmoon: The Quest For Tanelorn on title page).

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