by James Tiptree, Jr.
Dust jacket by Glennray Tutor
Limited Edition Hardcover - $60.00
OUT OF PRINT FROM THE PUBLISHER
Arkham House, 1986; 101 pp.; limited to 3,673 copies. First Edition.
Tales of the Quintana Roo is a collection of fantasy stories by author James Tiptree, Jr.. It was the author's first book published by Arkham House. The stories originally appeared in Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine and The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction and are set in the easternmost shore of the Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico. In addition to winning the world fantasy award for best collection in 1987, each of the stories was nominated or won genre awards, and "What Came Ashore at Lirios" was included in the Oxford Book of Fantasy Stories.
Book is solid and clean; black binding cloth is clean and shiny; boards are unbumped and corners sharp; gilt lettering on spine is bright; pages are clean and bright.
Dust jacket front is clean, bright, unblemished and unchipped; flaps are clean and bright with original price ($11.95) unclipped; rear cover is clean and bright.
Overall, this is a fine copy of the book in a fine dust jacket.CONTENTS
A Note About the Mayas of the Quintana Roo"
"What Came Ashore at Lirios" (published in Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine as "Lirios: A Tale of the Quintana Roo")
"The Boy Who Waterskied to Forever"
"Beyond the Dead Reef"