Author: Christopher Paolini
PAOLINI, Christopher. Eragon. Inheritance Book One. NY: Knopf . 8vo, [xiv] 514pp. Black half-cloth with blue boards, spine stamped in gilt. Blue and white map endpapers. A fine copy in original color pictorial dust jacket. Signed by the author, Christopher Paolini.
First hardcover edition. 15-year-old Eragon believes that he is merely a poor farm boyuntil his destiny as a Dragon Rider is revealed. Gifted with only an ancient sword, a loyal dragon, and sage advice from an old storyteller, Eragon is soon swept into a dangerous tapestry of magic, glory, and power. Now his choices could save or destroy the Empire.