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Introduction by Ray
Illustrated by Jon Arfstrom
OUT OF PRINT
A collection of three stories form the fragile pulp pages of Magic Carpet and Weird Tales magazines.
Stuart Merrick--selected by a secret cadre of scientists--is sent on
a journey to the distant world of Kaldar, planet of the Great Red Sun
There, Merrick is hailed as a ruler of men--the Chan of Corla--in
a world stocked with danger and adventure.
Merrick must protect his city on a planet filled with treason and
as bizarre monsters and cruel overlords threaten the safety of the
This first edition of Edmond Hamilton's KALDAR--WORLD OF ANTARES,
original artwork by 1940's Weird Tales illustrator Jon
and a loving introduction by longtime Hamilton friend, Ray Bradbury.
included is an autobiographical article by Hamilton from the January
fanzine, Fantasy Magazine.
Measuring 6"x9" and 240 pages, KALDAR is printed on 100# Mohawk
vellum and bound in Holliston Black Novelex with a spine stamping
to match the Arkham House editions of Robert E. Howard's Skullface
Others and William Hope Hodgson's The House on the Borderlands.
(Why, you ask? No special reason except that it looks cool.)
Dustjacket: The first-state dustjacket for
KALDAR was trimmed to
the proper size but has a matte-lamination. Each copy of KALDAR was
without protective shrink-wrap from the printer and the black ink on
the dustjacket scuffs
too easily and mars the finish. The printer printed a second jacket
the proper lamination.
Customers who order, or have ordered KALDAR--WORLD
OF ANTARES are entitled to both states of the
dustjacket for KALDAR.
Contact us to see if your book was sent with each state of the
"Introduction" by Ray
"Kaldar, World of
Antares" (Magic Carpet,
"Snake-Men of Kaldar" (Magic
Carpet, Oct '33)
The Great Brain of Kaldar (Weird Tales, Dec '35)
"Afterword" by Edmond
Hamilton (Fantasy Magazine,
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