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Taran Wanderer by  Lloyd Alexander - First printing - 1967 - from Evening Star Books and

Taran Wanderer

by Alexander, Lloyd

Condition: Very Good/Very Good

New York: Holt, Rinehart & Winston, 1967. First printing. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 256 pp. Price of $4.50 on the top corner of the jacket flap (bottom corner of the flap is clipped as usual on the trade dust jacket; the publisher printed the same jacket for both the trade and library editions (with the discounted library price on the bottom corner of the front flap and the trade price on the top corner) and clipped whichever price was inapplicable). Fourth book in Alexander's beloved Prydain series, a wonderful coming of age story. Very Good book with light wear to the boards, slight lean, and a very tiny nick to the textblock in a Very Good dust jacket with traces of edge wear, and age-darkening and a few spots of discoloration to the spine panel.

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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