‘Elric: Swords And Roses’

Elric: Swords And Roses

New York:  Del Rey, 2010 (28th December) trade-sized paperback;
sub-titled “Chronicles Of The Last Emperor Of Melniboné Volume 6”;
edited by John Davey (uncredited);
original price:  $16·00;
xxviii + 463 pages;
I.S.B.N.:  978-0-345-49867-0;
cover artist:  John Picacio (also interior);

foreword by Tad Williams;
no other (English-language) edition.

Elric: Swords And Roses is an omnibus of one novel & one screenplay plus shorter fiction & non-fiction (see below)…

(Preceded by Chronicles Of The Last Emperor Of Melniboné Volume 5)

p. iv: frontispiece by John Picacio;
p. v: Title page;
p. xiii: Contents page;
p. xiv: Foreword (non-fiction) by Tad Williams;
p. xix: Introduction (non-fiction) by Michael Moorcock;
p. 3: The Revenge Of The Rose;
p. 245: Stormbringer: First Draft Screenplay (first appearance);
p. 331: ‘Black Petals’
p. 383: ‘Aspects Of Fantasy (Part 4)’ (non-fiction);
p. 397: ‘Introduction To The Skrayling Tree (non-fiction);
p. 403: ‘Introduction To The French Omnibus Edition Of Elric’ (non-fiction) (as ‘Introduction To The French Edition Of Elric’ only, on contents & title pages) (first appearance in English);
p. 409: Elric: A New Reader’s Guide’ (non-fiction) by John Davey;
p. 429: ‘Origins: Early Artwork Associated With Elric’s First Appearances In Magazines And Books’ (artwork) by Marc Moreno, Guillaume Sorel, Н. Михайлов, Yael Bar-Dayan, Howard V. Chaykin, Frank Brunner, Barry Windsor-Smith, John Collier, Walter Romanski, Philippe Druillet, Robert Gould, James Cawthorn and Michael Whelan ([?] erroneously credited to Cawthorn).

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Elric: Swords And Roses is also available as an e-book: 9780345518989.