The Colour of Magic Facsimile Edition


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Format: Hardback

Page count: 210

Size: 140mm x 220mm x 22mm

The Colour of Magic.  A facsimile of the first edition of the first novel in what became the phenomenally successful and beloved Discworld Series.

Originally published by Hill House in association with Colin Smythe back in 2005. The book is a faithful reproduction of the original 1983 printing and is as close as most collectors will ever come to owning an elusive first edition.

The cover art is by Alan Smith.

For the discerning collector.

In the beginning there was…a turtle. Somewhere on the frontier between thought and reality exists the Discworld, a parallel time and place which might sound and smell very much like our own, but which looks completely different. Particularly as it’s carried though space on the back of a giant turtle (sex unknown). It plays by different rules.

But then, some things are the same everywhere. The Disc’s very existence is about to be threatened by a strange new blight: the world’s first tourist, upon whose survival rests the peace and prosperity of the land. Unfortunately, the person charged with maintaining that survival in the face of robbers, mercenaries and, well, Death, is a spectacularly inept wizard…