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Purple Pterodactyls, the (1979) [Collection]
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Being the adventures of W. Wilson Newbury, mild-mannered - and mildly ensorcelled - gentleman banker. L. Sprague De Camp, winner of the Gandolf Award as a Grand Master of Fantasy, reveals within these pages the curious story of his friendship with W. Willson "Willy" Newbury, for whom the realm of the supernatural seems to have a strange affinity....A horse discloses its violent - non-equine - past. A manufacturer reveals a particularly unacceptable form of non-union labor. Formaldehyde is shown to be a better preservative than even its inventor would have hoped. A game of chance takes on serious overtones, and all for a most unlikely prize...

Contents:

  • Balsamo's Mirror
  • The Lamp
  • Algy
  • The Menhir
  • Darius
  • United Imp
  • Tiki
  • Far Babylon
  • The Yellow Man
  • A Sending of Serpents
  • The Huns
  • The Purple Pterodactyls
  • Dead Man's Chest
  • The Figurine
  • Priapus

Original title: The Purple Pterodactyls
Original languages: English

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Genre: FictionFantasyHumorous


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The Purple Pterodactyls (1979)
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Language: English

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The Purple Pterodactyls (1980)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: New York
Publisher: Ace Books
ISBN: 9780441691906
Pages: 228

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The Purple Pterodactyls (1979)

Format: Hardcover
Place of publication: Huntington Woods, Michigan
Publisher: Phantasia Press
ISBN: 9780932096029
Pages: 228
Notes: Cover art: Vaclav Vaca

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