Item #28102 THE DEMON PRINCES SERIES: THE STAR KING, THE KILLING MACHINE, THE PALACE OF LOVE, THE FACE and THE BOOK OF DREAMS (5 volumes). John Holbrook Vance, "Jack Vance."
THE DEMON PRINCES SERIES: THE STAR KING, THE KILLING MACHINE, THE PALACE OF LOVE, THE FACE and THE BOOK OF DREAMS (5 volumes).
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THE DEMON PRINCES SERIES: THE STAR KING, THE KILLING MACHINE, THE PALACE OF LOVE, THE FACE and THE BOOK OF DREAMS (5 volumes).

San Francisco, CA; Columbia, PA: Underwood/Miller, 1980-81. Octavo, 5 volumes, leatherette. First U. S. hardcover editions volumes 1-3, first hardcover editions volumes 4 and 5. A mixed set of limited editions signed by Vance and trade editions (not signed), volume one is one of 175 signed and numbered copies, volume is three of 175 signed and numbered copies, out of series and stamped "presentation copy," volume four is one of 150 signed and numbered copies, volumes two and five are trade editions. The five volumes comprising 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. Hewett and Mallett, The Work of Jack Vance, A15m, A17m, A31h, A61c, A66b. A fine set. (28102). Item #28102

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