‘Elric Von Melniboné: Die Sage Vom Ende Der Zeit’

Elric Von Melniboné: Die Sage Vom Ende Der Zeit

Munich:  Heyne, 1984 (July) mass-sized paperback;
title translates as “Elric Of Melniboné: The Legend Of The End Of Time”;
translated by Thomas Schlück;
original price: DM 9·80;
1,007 pages;

I.S.B.N.: 3-453-31060-8;
cover artist: Rodney Matthews;

illustrated by “J. Cawthorne” (sic) + Erhard Ringer (map).

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…

Elric Von Melniboné: Die Sage Vom Ende Der Zeit is a German omnibus of the first (i.e. six-title) primary Elric saga — see below — and this combined-title edition is unique, with no English-language equivalent.

First edition
(+ later reprint[s])

p. 9: Elric Von Melniboné (Elric Of Melniboné);
p. 161: Die See Des Schicksals (The Sailor On The Seas Of Fate);
p. 315: Der Zauber Des Weissen Wolfs (The Weird Of The White Wolf);
p. 453: Der Verzauberte Turm (The Vanishing Tower);
p. 621: Im Banne Des Schwarzen Schwertes (The Bane Of The Black Sword);
p. 773: Sturmbringer (Stormbringer).