‘The Prince With The Silver Hand’

The Prince With The Silver Hand

London:  Millennium, 1993 (August 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);
iv + 361 pages;
I.S.B.N.s:  1-85798-041-7 (h/c) & 1-85798-042-5 (p/b);
cover artist:  Yoshitaka Amano;

no American edition (by this title).

An omnibus of the second of two separate trilogies featuring Corum Jhaelen Irsei, collecting The Bull And The Spear (1973), The Oak And The Ram (1973) and The Sword And The Stallion (1974), The Prince With The Silver Hand was retitled from The Chronicles Of Corum (1978) before being revised and slightly retitled as Corum: The Prince With The Silver Hand (1999).

It should be noted that the name Corum Jhaelen Irsei is an anagram of Jeremiah Cornelius.

(+ book-club ed.)

States “revised”, but should perhaps be more accurately ‘containing minor textual amendments’.

London: Orion, 1997 (April 7th) mass-sized paperback;
original price:  £6·99;
iv + 440 pages;
I.S.B.N.:  0-75280-877-X;

contains (further) minor textual amendments.

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

Contents (first editions):-
p. iii: untitled introduction (non-fiction) by Michael Moorcock;
p. 1: The Bull And The Spear;
p. 123: The Oak And The Ram;
p. 241: The Sword And The Stallion.

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