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    A Wonderful and Large Original Drawing of Saphira the Dragon by Christopher Paolini, Along with a Signed First Edition of Eragon

    Christopher Paolini. Original Drawing Signed by Paolini of Saphira, the Main Character's Dragon in Eragon. This fabulous piece is signed and dated "Christopher Paolini '03" at bottom right. Executed in black marker on plain paper. Measures approximately 24 x 36 inches. Rolled. With a small tear to the left side. Very light creasing to the paper. Top edge bumped. A very good item. Saphira is the dragon that Eragon raises and rides in his quests as a Dragon Rider. Original drawings of Saphira, whom Paolini once described as "the perfect friend" for Eragon, are extremely rare, especially in this size. It is Saphira's eye which comprises the front cover illustration of the first edition of the book, taken from another illustration by the author, but the famous diamond-shaped eye is present on this drawing, as well. A unique and amazing piece of original art from one of the new millennium's greatest fantasy epics. [together with:] Eragon. Livingston, Montana: Paolini International, LLC, 2002. First edition. Inscribed and signed by the author, "May your swords stay sharp. Christopher Paolini" on the title page. Octavo. 468 pages plus Acknowledgments and Order Form leaves. Original illustrated glossy wrappers. Minor wear to the binding, including trivial creasing to the spine. Near fine. An absolutely wonderful pair of items for the Paolini enthusiast.

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    April, 2013
    10th Wednesday
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