[Yes, this copy is kind of beat-up. Sorry about that.]

The Crystal Empire

by L. Neil Smith

         Moslems rule the world in this adventure of an inventor and gunsmith in an alternate universe where the Black Plague killed 999 out of 1000 and technology, especially firearms, took the blame.

New York: a Tor Book,A Tom Doherty Associates Book, Published by arrangement with Bluejay Books 1989

449 pages, mass-market paperback

Library of Congress Catalog Card Number: [not given]

ISBN 0-812-55425-6

Canadian ISBN: 0-812-55426-4

First Tor edition: February 1989

Cover art by Michael Whelan