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NESFA Press

Hardcover

Published April 2008
Silverlock Hardcover price: $26.00

First edition, Second printing
ISBN-13: 978-1-886778-52-8
ISBN-10: 1-886778-52-3
Page count: 512
Book Size: 5-1/2" x 8-1/2"

Silverlock

Including the Silverlock Companion

by John Myers Myers

Silverlock tells the story of A. Clarence Shandon’s peregrinations through the Commonwealth of Letters. He encounters many well-known and obscure characters from literature. A key is appended for those whose readings do not yet extend to the entire corpus of world literature.

Table of Contents

  • A Book Like No Other by Karen Anderson—NEW
  • A Word of Praise by Poul Anderson—from the 1979 Ace edition
  • In Appreciation of the Commonwealth by Jerry Pournelle—from the 1979 Ace edition
  • Silverlock’s Progress? by Larry Niven—from the 1979 Ace edition
  • Silverlock by John Myers Myers—text of the 1949 E. P. Dutton edition
  • Map of the Commonwealth (Bill Neville)
  • Way One: Sea Roads, a Forest, and a Rendezvous
  • Way Two: Highways, a City, the River, and Beyond It
  • Way Three: Down and Out To an Ending
  • Three Draughts from Hippocrene by Darrell Schweitzer—NEW
  • A Reader’s Guide to the Commonwealth by Fred Lerner & Anne Braude
  • Reader’s Guide Source List by Fred Lerner & Anne Braude—from Niekas 1988, revised
  • A Silverlock Library by Fred Lerner—from Niekas 1988, revised
  • A John Myers Myers Checklist by Fred Lerner—NEW
  • The Inside Scoop on John Myers Myers by Himself—written in 1980, appeared in A Silverlock Companion, 1988
  • John Myers Myers: The Last Goliard by Celia Myers—NEW
  • John Myers Myers: The Man Behind Silverlock by Fred Lerner—NEW
  • The Makers’ Muse by John Myers Myers—Silverlock Companion 1988
  • The Songs of Silverlock by Karen Anderson—from 1979 Ace edition, revised
  • Widsith’s Song—Words, 1949 by John Myers Myers (chapter 4), Music 1960 by Bruce Pelz & Ted Johnstone, First Published in Savoyard 7, December 1960
  • Friar John’s Song—Words, 1949 by John Myers Myers (chapter 7), Music 1960 by Bruce Pelz, First Published in Speleobem 9, October 1960.
  • Little John’s Song—Words, 1949 by John Myers Myers (chapter 14), Music 1983 by Bruce Pelz, First Published in Savoyard 7, December 1960
  • Taliesin’s Song—Words, 1949 by John Myers Myers (chapter 22), Music 1983 by Bruce Pelz, First Published in Xenofilkia 7
  • Orpheus’s Song—Words, 1949 by John Myers Myers (chapter 29), Music 1960 by Gordon Dickson, as arranged by Karen Anderson, with chording by Ted Johnstone and Bruce Pelz, First Published in Speleobem 9, October 1960
  • Notes on the Text
  • Acknowledgments

John Myers Myers

sketch
by Celia Myers

Omar Rayyan

Omar Rayyan is a Massachusetts artist best known for his illustrations of children’s books and stories. His work regularly appears in Cricket magazine. He has won awards from the World Fantasy Convention ("Most Humorous") and the New England Press Association (for editorial illustration). Rayyan’s work delights fans at many local and national science fiction conventions.

Edited by David G. Grubbs, Pam Fremon and Fred Lerner
Cover art by Omar Rayyan
Jacket design by Omar and Sheila Rayyan