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Taran Wanderer by  Lloyd Alexander - First Edition - 1967 - from Parigi Books, ABAA/ILAB and Biblio.com

Taran Wanderer

by Alexander, Lloyd

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New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1967. First Edition. Hardcover. Aqua blue boards stamped in green with blue-green endpapers. Both boards and pastedown endpapers show some discoloration, J. C. Tibbetts' bookplate on front pastedown. A bright, near fine copy in near fine price-clipped dustjacket with a slightly darkened spine panel. The fourth volume in the Chronicles of Prydain. An appealing copy. ; Octavo.


Taran Wanderer is the fourth book in the Chronicles of Prydain series by Lloyd Alexander. It tells of Taran's search for his lineage through which he encounters many different people who each help to shape Taran as he learns about who he truly is. It is the only book in the series in which Princess Eilonwy does not appear, though she is referenced frequently. It is also the only book in the series in which Prince Gwydion does not appear.




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