BY THE SWORD.
Edition: Book club edition: the first hardcover printing.
New York: DAW Books, (1991) dj. Hardcover - A stand-alone fantasy novel, featuring Kerowyn, the teenage daughter of a minor nobleman, who, after the death of her father and with her brother badly wounded, goes to her grandmother, the sorceress Kethryveris, for help; she is presented with the magical sword Need. This novel connects the Vows & Honor series to the Valdemar Saga. Issued originally in paperback, this is surprisingly uncommon in hardcover. 492 pp. Dust jacket art by Jody Lee.
Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (crease to rear endpaper)