‘Hawkmoon’

Hawkmoon

London:  Millennium, 1992 (November 12th) hardcover and simultaneous trade-sized paperback;
part of the Tale Of The Eternal Champion (U.K.);
original prices:  £14·99 (h/c), £10·99 (p/b);
viii + 533 pages;
I.S.B.N.s:  1-85798-027-1 (h/c) & 1-85798-028-X (p/b);
cover artist:  Yoshitaka Amano;

illustrated by “R.G.” (map).

An omnibus of the first of two separate series featuring Duke Dorian Hawkmoon von Köln collecting (with texts revised in 1977) the novels The Jewel In The Skull (1967), The Mad God’s Amulet (1968/’69), The Sword Of The Dawn (1968) and The Runestaff (1969) Hawkmoon was retitled from The History Of The Runestaff (unrevised, 1979), and was later retitled Hawkmoon: The History Of The Runestaff (2013).

Hardcover
(+ book-club ed.)

London: Millennium, 1995 (October 23rd) mass-sized paperback;
original price:  £6·99;
x + 646 pages;
I.S.B.N.:  0-85798-437-4;
contains minor textual amendments.

Reprinted Gollancz (2001), £7·99.
Trade paperback (simultaneous 1st ed., not to scale).

First American edition:  Clarkston, GA: White Wolf hardcover, 1995 (April )
part of the Tale Of The Eternal Champion (U.S.);
edited by John Davey;
original price:  $19·99;
viii + 504 pages;
I.S.B.N.:  1-56504-178-X;
cover artist:  John Zeleznik
;

illustrated by James Cawthorn (including map).

States “revised”, but (in this instance, with the exception of the Introduction) should be more accurately ‘containing minor textual amendments’.
Despite preferred texts, this edition is somewhat flawed by a few incorrectly placed headings and other, smaller errors.
Clarkston, GA: White Wolf trade-sized paperback, 1996 (November);
original price:  $14·99;
I.S.B.N.:  1-56504-193-3;
with layout & textual amendments
/corrections.

Contents (first editions):-
p. v: untitled introduction (non-fiction) by Michael Moorcock;
pp. vi/vii: ‘The World Of Dorian Hawkmoon’ (map) by “R.G.”;
p. 1: The Jewel In The Skull (as The First Book Of Hawkmoon: The Jewel In The Skull on title page);
p. 143: The Mad God’s Amulet (as The Second Book Of Hawkmoon: The Mad God’s Amulet on title page);
p. 273: The Sword Of The Dawn (as The Third Book Of Hawkmoon: The Sword Of The Dawn on title page);
p. 409: The Runestaff (as The Fourth Book Of Hawkmoon: The Runestaff on title page).

Contents (American editions):-
pp. ii/iii: ‘The World Of The Dark Empire’ (map) by Jim Cawthorn;
p. vii:  Introduction (non-fiction) by Michael Moorcock;
p. 1: The Jewel In The Skull (as The First Book Of Hawkmoon: The Jewel In The Skull on title page);
p. 129: The Mad God’s Amulet (as The Second Book Of Hawkmoon: The Mad God’s Amulet on title page);
p. 253: The Sword Of The Dawn (as The Third Book Of Hawkmoon: The Sword Of The Dawn on title page);
p. 383: The Runestaff (as The Fourth Book Of Hawkmoon: The Runestaff on title page).

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