Legends From The End Of Time (collection)
New York: Harper & Row, 1976 (January 7th) hardcover;
sub-titled “Being further experiences of the Iron Orchid, the Duke of Queens, Lord Jagged of Canaria, the Everlasting Concubine, My Lady Charlotina, Bishop Castle and other residents at the End of Time” opposite (i.e. facing) title page;
original price: $7·95;
cover artist: Irving Freeman;
illustrated by Jill Riches.
Legends From The End Of Time, a collection of linked short fiction — see below — is a supplementary volume to what is probably Moorcock’s best-loved trilogy, ‘The Dancers At The End Of Time’; it was collected in Tales From The End Of Time (1989) with A Messiah At The End Of Time, and its contents of three novellas (but not its collective title) later appeared in the Legends From The End Of Time omnibus (1993) as well as a 2014 expanded edition of that volume, this time called (but not to be confused with the original) Tales From The End Of Time.
New York: DAW Books, 1977 (February) mass-sized paperback;
original price: $1·25;
cover artist: Bob Pepper.
New York: Ace paperback, 1988 (June);
original price: $3·50;
cover artist: Robert Gould.
London: Star mass-sized paperback, 1979 (July 19th);
original price: 95p;
cover artist: unknown.
Contents (first editions):-
p. 1: ‘Pale Roses’ (as ‘Pale-Roses’, sub-titled “Legend The First”);
p. 47: ‘White Stars’ (sub-titled “Legend The Second”);
p. 99: ‘Ancient Shadows’ (sub-titled “Legend The Third”).
N.B. The copyright page states that “‘Pale Roses,’ ‘White Stars,’ and ‘Ancient Shadows’ originally appeared in New Worlds Quarterly.”