The Chronicles of Prydain: The Book of Three, The Black Cauldron, The Castle of Llyr, Taran Wanderer, The High King
New York: Holt Rinehart and Winston, 1964-1968.
First edition, first printing set of the children's fantasy series. Complete in five clothbound volumes. Final volume, The High King, signed by Lloyd Alexander with brief inscription, dated 1984. Signed bookmark about Alexander's work laid in as well. Near Fine in Very Good or better dust jackets, rubbed and a little toned, a little soiled and edge-worn. Black Cauldron jacket price-clipped; small stain to back panel of Taran; second state Newbery medal, creased, on front panel of The High King. The award-winning series, the first two volumes of which inspired the dark, cult-classic Disney film The Black Cauldron. Item #140943784