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The Magicians of Caprona

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Author: Diana Wynne Jones


JONES, Diana Wynne. The Magicians of Caprona. NY: Greenwillow [1980]. 8vo, 223pp. Brown boards pictorially stamped in blind, spine stamped in gold foil. Orange endpapers. A fine copy in original color pictorial dust jacket (slightly soiled, spine a tad sunned). Signed by the author, Diana Wynne Jones. Scarce!

First US edition, library binding, issued the same year as the UK edition. The second book set in the world of Chrestomanci and featuring the beloved fantasy author’s most popular character. When the magic of the city of Caprona begins to fade, it’s up to two young magicians from feuding families to find the true words to The Angel of Caprona in order to return their beloved city to its former glory. With a little help from the great enchanter, Chrestomanci, they just might have a chance!