‘The Quest For Tanelorn’

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;
126 pages;
I.S.B.N.:  583-12200-0
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)

First edition;
reprinted 1976 (40p), 1977 (Mayflower/Granada, 60p).
Granada p/b ed. (1980, 95p), 0-583-12200-0.
Granada p/b ed. (1982, £1·25).

London: Grafton paperback, 1988 (November 3rd);
original price:  £2·50;
144 pages;
I.S.B.N.:  0-586-20533-0;
cover artist:  Paul Damon.

(+ later reprint[s])

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;
155 pages;
I.S.B.N.:  440-07193;
cover artist:  “RLC” (Richard L. Courtney).

Reprinted 1978 ($1·50)
Dell p/b ed., 1981 (April),
original price:  $2·25;
I.S.B.N.:  0-440-17193-8;
cover artist:  Ezra N. Tucker.

Berkley paperback, 1985 (June);
original price:  $2·75;
155 pages;
I.S.B.N.:  0-425-07707-1;
cover artist:  Robert Gould.

Reprinted 1985 (August)

Ace paperback, 1987 (July);
original price:  $2·95;
I.S.B.N.:  0-441-69712-7.

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The Quest For Tanelorn is also available as an e-book: 9780575092518.