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    Jack Vance. Four Underwood / Miller First Editions, Three Signed, including: Galactic Effectuator, City of Chasch, The Blue World, and Morreion. A Tale of Dying Earth. San Francisco, California and Columbia, Pennsylvania, 1979-1980.

    First editions. Three octavo volumes and one quarto (Morreion).

    Galactic Effectuator
    . Publisher's blue cloth over tan paper boards with gilt spine titles. In original dust jacket. One of 200 specially bound copies signed and numbered by Vance on the limitation page. Fine condition.

    City of Chasch
    . Publisher's blue cloth with gilt titles and an illustration affixed to the front board. No dust jacket (as issued). Fine condition.

    The Blue World
    . Dark blue cloth with silver spine titles. In original pictorial dust jacket. One of 111 copies signed and numbered by Vance and additionally signed by dust jacket artist Cathy Hill. Minor shelf wear, else fine condition.

    . A Tale of Dying Earth. Publisher's black cloth with gilt titles. In original pictorial dust jacket. One of 200 specially bound copies signed and numbered by the author on the limitation page. A special publisher's card signed by illustrator Stephen E. Fabian is laid in. Near fine condition. From the Robert and Diane Yaspan Collection.

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