The Young Magicians

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The Young Magicians
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Authoredited by Lin Carter
PublisherBallantine Books (United States)
ReleasedOctober 1969

The Young Magicians is an anthology of fantasy short stories, edited by Lin Carter and featuring cover art by Sheryl Slavitt. It was first published in paperback by Ballantine Books in October 1969 as the seventh volume of the Ballantine Adult Fantasy series. It was the second such anthology assembled by Carter for the series, issued simultaneously with the first, Dragons, Elves, and Heroes. The book collects eighteen fantasy tales and poems by various authors, including J.R.R. Tolkien, with an overall introduction and notes by Carter.

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