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Volume 1 in The Chronicles of Counter-Earth
Copyright 1966 by John Lange
Published by Ballantine Books, Inc., New York
Ballantine Books Fantasy Adventure 02485-0-095
Fifth Printing - 1973 (March, 1973)
EAN 978-0-345-02485-5 | ISBN 0-345-02485-0
Format: Paperback | (eBook) | (Audio Book) | (Current)
US 0.95 | 219 pages | 11 x 18 cm
Coverart by Robert Foster
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Scanned by: Jon Ard (Morgus) (20100524 10:18:00)
The copyright page states:
Copyright © 1966 John Lange All rights reserved. SBN 345-02485-0-095 First Printing: December, 1966 Second Printing: January, 1970 Third Printing: December, 1971 Fourth Printing: December, 1972 Fifth Printing: March, 1973 Printed in the United States of America Cover Painting: Robert Foster First Canadian Printing: January, 1968 BALLANTINE BOOKS, INC. 101 Fifth Avenue, New York, New York 10003
Note that the text "An Intext Publisher" has been removed.
The front cover artwork by Robert Foster was first used in 1966 for the First Printing of the Ballantine Edition of Tarnsman of Gor. The design of the front cover is identical to the Fourth Printing.
This is the original version of the story of Tarnsman of Gor. In September 2000, in an open letter to Gor fans, entitled "How The Internet Can Change Lives!", John Norman anncounced that electronic publishing had given him the opportunity to revise, enlarge and improve the books, some more than others. As to Tarnsman of Gor, the changes were minimal, and only a few minor typos were corrected. This new enhanced version was first published in paperback format in January, 2001, by New World Publishers (here). However, due to the digital scanning process some new typos were introducted in this enhanced edition. So in June, 2007, E-Reads, Ltd., New York released a newly edited and corrected version of the story (here). The most current version of story of Tarnsman of Gor is the Second Printing of the E-Reads Edition published in March, 2013 (here).
TARNSMAN OF GOR
Here is the magnificent world of Gor, known also as Counter-Earth, a planet as strangely populated, as threatening, as beautiful as any you are likely to encounter in the great works of fiction. We predict that the name of John Norman will one day be known among the top writers of sword and sorcery. This is the beginning. Don't miss it.
THE OTHER VOLUMES IN THE CHRONICLES OF COUNTER-EARTH:
RAIDERS OF GOR
NOMADS OF GOR
PRIEST-KINGS OF GOR
OUTLAW OF GOR
ASSASSIN OF GOR
CAPTIVE OF GOR
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