Shingletown, CA: Mark V. Ziesing, 1989. First Edition. Octavo. Item #022608
First US hard cover edition and Winner of the 1983 Philip K. Dick Award. 361pp. with an introduction by Ramsey Campbell, illustrated by Mark Bilokur. A delightful, complicated time travel historical fantasy. Their juggernaut plot spans continents and millennia, tying together the loose threads of events previously understood to be unrelated, but revealed to be otherwise by the interaction of actual historical figures and widely documented events Its startling range of imagination and clever tinkering is only party of this book's lasting attraction for so many readers. A fine copy bound in brown cloth spine lettering gilt, in fine unclipped pictorial dust jacket.