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    The Complete Earthsea Series, With an Inscribed Copy of the First Title

    Ursula K. Le Guin. Complete First Edition Set of the Earthsea Series.

    A superb collection of all six of the Earthsea series including an inscribed copy of the first, and most important A Wizard of Earthsea. Berkeley: Parnassus Press, 1968. First edition, first printing. Inscribed by Le Guin on the second front free endpaper. Octavo. 205 pages. Illustrated with drawings by Ruth Robbins. Original green cloth with titles and vignette on front board in black. Trivial wear to boards, dust jacket with some moderate toning to white areas, else a solid, very good copy. [and:] The Tombs of Atuan. New York: Atheneum, 1971. First edition. Octavo. 163 pages. Original publisher's cloth with titles and decoration in silver. Trivial shelf wear to boards, small ownership label pasted on front free endpaper, else near fine in a nice jacket. [and:] The Earthest Shore. New York: Atheneum, 1972. First edition. Octavo. 223 pages. Original publisher's cloth with titles and decoration stamped in lavender. Trivial shelf wear to boards, small ownership label pasted on front free endpaper, else near fine in a nice jacket. [and:] Tehanu: The Last Book of Earthsea. New York: Atheneum, 1990. First edition. Octavo. 226 pages. Original publisher's binding with titles and decoration stamped in copper brown. About fine in a nice jacket. [and:] The Other Wind. New York: Harcourt, Inc., 2001. First edition. Octavo. 246 pages. Original publisher's paper over boards, fine in dust jacket. [and:] Tales From Earthsea. New York: Harcourt, Inc., 2001. First edition. Octavo. 296 pages. Original publisher's paper over boards, fine in dust jacket. This latter volume includes several short stories including "The Finder", "Darkrose and Diamond", "The Bones of the Earth", "On the High Marsh", and "Dragonfly".

    Additionally, a copy of Earthsea Revisited, a lecture given by Le Guin at Oxford University in 1992, is included. The small pamphlet-sized volume contains 26 pages and is bound in printed wraps. Le Guin has signed on the title page. This is a singular opportunity to own the complete Earthsea series in first edition, including the wonderful signed copy of A Wizard of Earthsea.


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