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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Transworld Pub
Publication date September 24, 2007
Pages 304
Binding Hardcover
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780385611770
ISBN-10 0385611773
Dimensions 1.25 by 6.50 by 8.50 in.
Weight 1.05 lbs.
Availability§ Publisher Out of Stock
Published in Great Britain
Original list price $25.00
§As reported by publisher
Summaries and Reviews
Summary
The Discworld is filled with diverse population - from witches to vampires and from the fiendish to the foolish, it is a world in which magical books can devour the unsuspecting, and Death can escape to the country for some time off. This is a collection of quotations from this extraordinary universe.
Amazon.com description: Product Description: The perfect book for die-hard Pratchett fans and newcomers alike, a collection of the wittiest, pithiest and wisest quotations from the Discworld universe, organized into categories including the principal Discworld characters (Granny Weatherwax, Lord Vetinari), places (Unseen University, Ankh-Morpork, the City Watch) or even the occasionally concept (magic).

Editions
This edition contains multiple works--typically stories or entire novels--that are found in different collections. Below find each work in this edition grouped by how you can find each.
Editions for the work The Wit and Wisdom of Discworld
Hardcover
Book cover for 9780061370502 Book cover for 9780385611770
 
1 edition from Harpercollins (October 1, 2007)
9780061370502 | details & prices | 360 pages | 6.50 × 9.50 × 1.50 in. | 1.40 lbs | List price $22.95
About: Collects excerpts and quotations from every book in the Discworld series, from 'The Color of Magic' through 'Making Money,' that the compiler considered particularly excellent examples of the wit found within their pages.
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With Terry Pratchett | from Transworld Pub (September 24, 2007)
9780385611770 | details & prices | 304 pages | 6.50 × 8.50 × 1.25 in. | 1.05 lbs | List price $25.00
This edition also contains The Wit & Wisdom of Discworld
About: The Discworld is filled with diverse population - from witches to vampires and from the fiendish to the foolish, it is a world in which magical books can devour the unsuspecting, and Death can escape to the country for some time off.
Paperback
Book cover for 9780552155380
 
With Terry Pratchett, Stephen Briggs | from Transworld Pub (October 9, 2008)
9780552155380 | details & prices | 176 pages | List price $14.25
This edition also contains The Wit & Wisdom of Discworld
About: The perfect book for die-hard Pratchett fans and newcomers alike, a collection of the wittiest, pithiest and wisest quotations from the Discworld universe, organized into categories including the principal Discworld characters (Granny Weatherwax, Lord Vetinari), places (Unseen University, Ankh-Morpork, the City Watch) or even the occasionally concept (magic).
Editions for the work The Wit & Wisdom of Discworld
Hardcover
Book cover for 9780385611770
 
The price comparison is for this edition
from Transworld Pub (September 24, 2007); titled "The Wit and Wisdom of Discworld"
9780385611770 | details & prices | 304 pages | 6.50 × 8.50 × 1.25 in. | 1.05 lbs | List price $25.00
This edition also contains The Wit and Wisdom of Discworld
About: The Discworld is filled with diverse population - from witches to vampires and from the fiendish to the foolish, it is a world in which magical books can devour the unsuspecting, and Death can escape to the country for some time off.
Paperback
Book cover for 9780061370519 Book cover for 9780552155380
 
from Transworld Pub (October 9, 2008); titled "The Wit and Wisdom of Discworld"
9780552155380 | details & prices | 176 pages | List price $14.25
This edition also contains The Wit and Wisdom of Discworld
About: The perfect book for die-hard Pratchett fans and newcomers alike, a collection of the wittiest, pithiest and wisest quotations from the Discworld universe, organized into categories including the principal Discworld characters (Granny Weatherwax, Lord Vetinari), places (Unseen University, Ankh-Morpork, the City Watch) or even the occasionally concept (magic).
Reprint edition from Perennial (October 1, 2008)
9780061370519 | details & prices | 360 pages | 6.00 × 9.00 × 1.25 in. | 1.26 lbs | List price $14.99
About: A flat planet traveling through space carried by four elephants balancing on the back of a giant turtle; a world populated by (mostly inept) wizards, dwarfs, despots, policemen, assassins, aged barbarians, vampires, thieves, witches, and civil servants; a place where technology, per se, is nonexistent but magic works .

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