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Firebrand

Marion Zimmer Bradley

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ISBN 10: 0671641778 / ISBN 13: 9780671641771
Published by Simon & Schuster, 1987
Condition: As New Hardcover
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AS NEW, unmarked Hardcover in AS NEW, unclipped DJ and PERSONALLY SIGNED BY AUTHOR;1989 Simon & Schuster 1st Edition, 1st Printing with full number line, a Signed Collectible “True” 1st Edition (since a 1st Printing) in GIFT QUALITY CONDITION.Copy is PERSONALLY FLATSIGNED in blue ink directly on the title page by the late Marion Zimmer Bradley with no further inscription—this is not a signed pasted-on label or a signature on a blank page “tipped” or bound in at a later date. Book IS OTHERWISE completely unmarked, fresh and immaculate; a Gift Quality or Collector copy. Text block is clean, square and tight. AS NEW DJ has original $19.95 price on front flap and shows NO shelfwear of any kind. DJ is now in a complimentary, clear Brodart archival-quality jacket (easily removable, if desired). Pages are white, crisp, bright , fresh and tightly bound. Cloth cover boards, binding, spine, corners are all in Very Fine condition. Only “wart” is a pea-sized marked on edge of endpaper at back of book; copy is otherwise in Pristine condition. Not x-lib, remainder, overstock nor BCE. Ships immediately, wrapped professionally and shipped in hard box with special protective padding. Remarkably Fine Signed First Printing. Bookseller Inventory # 000126

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Title: Firebrand

Publisher: Simon & Schuster

Publication Date: 1987

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:As New

Dust Jacket Condition: As New

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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As a reproduction of a historical artifact, this work may contain missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant.

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Marion Zimmer was born in Albany, NY, on June 3, 1930, and married Robert Alden Bradley in 1949. Mrs. Bradley received her B.A. in 1964 from Hardin Simmons University in Abilene, Texas, then did graduate work at the University of California, Berkeley, from 1965-67.

She was a science fiction/fantasy fan from her middle teens, and made her first sale as an adjunct to an amateur fiction contest in Fantastic/Amazing Stories in 1949. She had written as long as she could remember, but wrote only for school magazines and fanzines until 1952, when she sold her first professional short story to Vortex Science Fiction. She wrote everything from science fiction to Gothics, but is probably best known for her Darkover novels.

In addition to her novels, Mrs. Bradley edited many magazines, amateur and professional, including Marion Zimmer Bradley's Fantasy Magazine, which she started in 1988. She also edited an annual anthology called Sword and Sorceress for DAW Books.

Over the years she turned more to fantasy; The House Between the Worlds, although a selection of the Science Fiction Book Club, was "fantasy undiluted". She wrote a novel of the women in the Arthurian legends -- Morgan Le Fay, the Lady of the Lake, and others -- entitled Mists of Avalon, which made the NY Times best seller list both in hardcover and trade paperback, and she also wrote The Firebrand, a novel about the women of the Trojan War. Her historical fantasy novels, The Forest House, Lady of Avalon, Mists of Avalon are prequels to Priestess of Avalon

She died in Berkeley, California on September 25, 1999, four days after suffering a major heart attack. She was survived by her brother, Leslie Zimmer; her sons, David Bradley and Patrick Breen; her daughter, Moira Stern; and her grandchildren.

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