The Book of Swords

The Book of Swords

Dust jacket and interioir illustrations by Ken Laager.

Important Note: There is a limit of one numbered copy per person/household, so if you've already bought a copy, please do not order another.

We're excited to announce The Book of Swords, which will be illustrated and bound as a sort of "companion" volume to our editon of the landmark anthology, Rogues.

Gardner Dozois has pulled together a great lineup of stories, as you'll see below. Our edition will be limited to only 300 numberd copies and 26 lettered copies, a much smaller print run than the aforementioned Rogues. We expect a quick sell out, so please don't hesitate to get your order in.

Some of the features of our edition include:

  • A full color dust jacket
  • Story heading illustrations for each tale
  • Full-color plates for the Martin and Lynch stories
  • Oversize trim size
  • Smyth sewn for a lifetime of enjoyment
  • Limited Edition housed in a custom foil stamped slipcase
  • Lettered Edition specially bound and housed in a custom foil stamped traycase
  • One time limited edition printing of only 326 copies

Limited: 300 numbered copies signed by the authors and editor

Lettered: 26 deluxe bound copies, housed in a custom traycase, signed by the authors and editor

Table of Contents:

  • “The Best Man Wins” by K. J. Parker
  • “His Father’s Sword” by Robin Hobb
  • “The Hidden Girl” by Ken Liu
  • “The Sword of Destiny” by Matthew Hughes
  • “‘I Am a Handsome Man,’ Said Apollo Crow” by Kate Elliott
  • “The Triumph of Virtue” by Walter Jon Williams
  • “The Mocking Tower” by Daniel Abraham
  • “Hrunting” by C. J. Cherryh
  • “A Long, Cold Trail” by Garth Nix
  • “When I Was a Highwayman” by Ellen Kushner
  • “The Smoke of Gold Is Glory” by Scott Lynch
  • “The Colgrid Conundrum” by Rich Larson
  • “The King’s Evil” by Elizabeth Bear
  • “Waterfalling” by Lavie Tidhar         
  • “The Sword Tyraste” by Cecelia Holland
  • “The Sons of the Dragon” by George R. R. Martin
Deluxe Limited
approximately 600 pages
United States
Out of Print