The Quest For Tanelorn
St. Albans: Mayflower, 1975 (February 20th) mass-sized paperback;
sub-titled “The Chronicles of Castle Brass:
Being a sequel to the High History of the Runestaff of which this is the third and final volume” on title page;
alternatively sub-titled “The Third And Final Volume Of The Chronicles Of Count [sic] Brass” on front cover;
original price: 35p;
cover artist: Bob Habberfield (sic);
no (individual) hardcover edition.
Third and final volume in the second of two separate series featuring Duke Dorian Hawkmoon von Köln, The Quest For Tanelorn is a remarkable interweaving of all previous Eternal Champion plots, leading to a truly monumental and breathtaking climax. It was collected in The Chronicles Of Castle Brass (1985), the Count Brass omnibus (1993) and Hawkmoon: Count Brass (2013) with Count Brass and The Champion Of Garathorm (both 1973) One of its sections was retold, from Elric’s viewpoint, as a part of the novel, The Sailor On The Seas Of Fate (1976).
(Preceded by The Champion Of Garathorm)
London: Grafton paperback, 1988 (November 3rd);
original price: £2·50;
cover artist: Paul Damon.
First American edition: New York: Dell mass-sized paperback, 1976 (December);
sub-titled “The Chronicles Of Castle Brass Volume III” on title page;
original price: $1·25;
cover artist: “RLC” (Richard L. Courtney).
Berkley paperback, 1985 (June);
original price: $2·75;
cover artist: Robert Gould.
Ace paperback, 1987 (July);
original price: $2·95;
The Quest For Tanelorn is also available as an e-book: 9780575092518.