Dragonriders of Pern
by Cheryl Miller
To the best of my
knowledge, only one Pern calendar has ever been produced, and
that was for 1985. This oversized spiral-bound calendar was
published in 1984 by Mayfair Games Inc (the same company which
produced a Pern boardgame), retailed for $8.95, and featured
scenes from the Dragonriders of Pern trilogy (Dragonflight,
Dragonquest, and The White Dragon) by Tim Hildebrandt. There are
14 total illustrations (12 months plus front and back cover).
The calendar pages measure 9x18 inches, with monthly images
approximately 8x12 inches (remaining space for calendar dates).
Images of all of
the interior illustrations can be found on Francois's
La Page de Pern site.
reptilian illustrations in the calendar do not match well to
Anne's descriptions of Pernese dragons, the calendar is now a
very collectable item which is hard to find.
As of 10/1/2005, a
couple copies were available online for prices varying from
US$35-40. For tips on locating copies of this or other
items, email Cheryl (address in page footer) or post a message
A Meeting of Minds.
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