"But need alone is not enough to set power free: there must be knowledge": First Editions of Each of Book in Ursula Le Guins The Wizard of Earthsea Trilogy; Each Volume Signed by Her
The Wizard of the Earthsea, The Tombs of Atuan, The Farthest Shore.
Le Guin, Ursula K. [LeGuin].$3,250.00
Item Number: 1848
London: Gollancz, 1971-1973.
First editions of each novel in Le Guin’s acclaimed Wizard of Earthsea triology. Octavo, 3 volumes. Each book is signed by Ursula K. Le Guin on the title page. Each are fine in fine dust jackets .
The Earthsea Trilogy, set in the archipelago of Earthsea, tells the story of Ged, a wizard's apprentice at a school of wizardry. Just as LeGuin was seemingly inspired by Tolkien, J.K. Rowling must have been influenced by this beautiful epic fantasy. Each book in the trilogy is an award winner. The Wizard of Earthsea received a Boston Globe-Horn Book Award in 1969 and a Lewis Carroll Shelf Award in 1979. The Tombs of Atuan was a 1972 Newbery Honor Book, and the Farthest Shore received a National Book Award in 1973.