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Good Friday, 2016:
A Short List of NEW ARRIVALS has been added:
Catalogue 42, FANTASY FICTION, is now available to view at
THE SECRET WORLD OF OG. Illustrated by William Winter. SIGNED FIRST EDITION.
THE MOON PRINCESS. A Fairy Tale. By Edith Ogden Harrison, Author of Prince Silverwings & The Star Fairies. With Illustrations in Color and Other Drawings by Lucy Fitch Perkins.
THE GOLDEN KEY. Written by George MacDonald, with illustrations by Charles van Sandwyk.
HIS DARK MATERIALS. Comprising NORTHERN LIGHTS, THE SUBTLE KNIFE and THE AMBER SPYGLASS. Three Volumes, each volume Signed by the Author.
AZOETIA. A Grimoire of the Sabbatic Craft; Being a full and accurate transcription, compiled and amended by the author from the original manuscript of 'The Book of Magical Quintessence.' Third Edition.
THE EARTHSEA SERIES comprising A WIZARD OF EARTHSEA, THE TOMBS OF ATUAN and THE FARTHEST SHORE.