THE HOUR BEFORE DAWN AND TWO OTHER STORIES FROM NEWFORD by Charles de Lint, Dust Jacket and interior illustrations by Charles de Lint. Burton, MI; Subterranean Press; 2005. 1st edition hardcover.
The Hour Before Dawn is a very special gathering of stories set in Newford, the city where magic and the mundane interact. It includes three never-before-collected tales, one of which is making its first appearance anywhere:
"The Hour Before Dawn"
"That Was Radio Clash"
"The Butter Spritís Tithe"
That's not all. Hour is also the first book to be illustrated by Charles de Lint himself. In addition to the full-color cover, Charles has created a full-page black and white illustration for each story. The Limited edition contains an extra, full-color frontispiece, not appearing anywhere else.
Limited: Only 500 signed numbered copies. Fine in fine dj. OUT OF PRINT FROM THE PUBLISHER.