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Book cover ofThe Dirdir
  • Author: Jack VANCE
  • Publisher: Mayflower
  • Published: 1975
  • Description: Softback, Very Good
  • Dust Jacket Condition: No dustjacket
  • Edition: Reprint
  • ISBN-10: 583123422
  • Ref: 13732
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A UK paperback edition – first printing of the Mayflower edition.  In very good condition for its age.  Tanning to pages making them rather brown but still eminently readable.  Minor tape residue to first and last pages.  The covers are showing signs of wear to the extremities.  The author’s name on the spine has faded.

Tschai, Planet of Adventure Volume 3

SYNOPSIS:  “All Adam Reith needs is a spaceship.  To get him away from the hostile atmosphere of the planet Tschai and the conflicting faction of its several star-born races.  To get him back home to Earth.

But to obtain a spaceship from the Great Sivishe Spaceyards Reith needs sequins – a great many sequins.  And so Reith and his ill-assorted companions – Traz the nomad and Anacho the fugitive – travel to the lottery lands of the Carabas.  Rich hoards of sequins lie there in the ground for the picking.  But the Carabas are the traditional hunting ground of fearsome space predators – the Dirdir.  And two thirds of all sequin hunters pass though Dirdir guts…”