Knopf, 2001. FIRST EDITION, stated. Very good condition, ex-libris, minimal stamps, some pages in last chapter show they had been bent, no card pocket. Original dust jacket in good condition. The Vampire Chronicles continue with this novel, in which the great vampire Marius returns. Moving from Rome to Florence, Venice, and Dresden, and to the English castle of the secret scholarly order of the Talamasca, the novel reaches its dramatic finale in our own time, deep in the jungle where Marius, having told his life story, seeks some measure of justice from the oldest vampires in the world. 471 pages.