London: Macdonald & Co (1984), 1984. First hardcover trade edition. Hardcover. 8vo. , v, , 329,  pp. Blue cloth with gold lettering on the spine. Price of £8.95 on the front flap of the dust jacket. The American first edition was published in 1979, in paperback only. This is the first hardcover trade edition. Bookplate signed by Piers Anthony laid in. A lovely copy of the third book in the beloved Xanth series, difficult to find in the first edition. Very Good+ / very near Fine. Item #00009294
A Very Good+ book with a blindstamp on the front flyleaf and the usual toning to the pageblock; dust jacket is close to Fine with a touch of age toning to the spine panel.