Colorado: Centipede Press, 2020. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. Octavo, original black cloth stamped with a design in blind on the front panel, titled in gilt on spine, top page edges stained red, decorated endpapers, illustrations.  pp. With an Introduction by Tim Powers, Cover Artwork by Stanislaw Dikolenko, Frontispiece by Michael Whelan, Interior Artwork by Francesco Giani, and an Afterward by Linda Shea. 500 copies printed, of which this is one of 200 unsigned copies. Out-of-print. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket. Fine in Dust Jacket. Item #311756
¶ Follow the adventures of Nifft the Lean, the master thief whose felonious appropriations and larcenous skills will lead through Stygian realms to challenge your most lurid fantasies and errant imaginings. Places where horror, harm and long eerie calms flow past the traveller in endless, unpredictable succession.Travel the man whose long, rawboned, sticky fingers and stark length of arm will lead you down to the vermiculous grottos of the demon sea, to stand beneath the subworld's lurid sky and battle monsters who seem the spiritual distillation of human evil itself! Originally pblished in paperback in 1982 by DAW Books, winner of the 1983 World Fantasy Award for Best Novel of the Year. This new edition has two maps plus a biographical afterword by Linda Shea, illustrated with family photographs.