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    John Holbrook Vance, writing as "Jack Vance". SIGNED/LIMITED. The Palace of Love. San Francisco, CA, Columbia, PA: Underwood/Miller, 1981. First U.S. hardcover edition. 700 copies printed of which this is "48" of 175 numbered copies signed by Vance. Octavo, cloth. A fine copy without dust jacket as issued.

    More Information: Book three of the "Demon Princes" series. "Originally published between 1964 and 1981 ... these five picaresque novels are vintage Jack Vance, crammed to the brim with sardonic wit and beautiful, slightly understated prose. Five aliens, the Demon Princes of the title, were responsible for the Mount Pleasant Massacre, which destroyed an entire world. Kirth Gersen, whose entire family died in the massacre, has dedicated his life to hunting down and avenging himself upon the princes, one per volume." - Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-1160. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-1160.

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    Auction Dates
    March, 2016
    10th Thursday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 9
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