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Monstrous Manual
Item code: TSR2140
Type: Core Rules
Release: 1993
Project Coordinator: Tim Beach
Design Concept: David "Zeb" Cook
Steve Winter
John Pickens
Guidance: Steve Winter
Timothy Brown
James M. Ward
Development: Tim Beach
Doug Stewart
Slade Henson
Thomas Reid
Jeff Grubb
Wolfgang Baur
John Rateliff
Jon Pickens
Monster Selection Committee: Tim Beach
Jeff Grubb
John Rateliff
David Wise
Editor: Doug Stewart
Cover Art: Jeff Easley
Interior Color Illustrations: Tony DiTerlizzi
Jeff Butler
David Simons
Tom Baxa
Mark Nelson
Colorist: Les Dorscheid
Format: Hardcover book
384 pages
Print Runs: 1st (1993)
2nd (1993/1994)
3rd (January 1994)
4th (?)
5th (?)
Rarity: Common
Value@NrMint: $13
ISBN: 1-56076-619-0
Cover Price: $24.95 U.S.
Weight: 1.100 grams
Dimensions: Width: 21,5 cm;
Height: 28,5 cm;
Depth: 2,3 cm
"Need a monster? Look inside, where more than 300 new pieces of full color art show what the monsters really look like!

This book contains more than 600 monsters, including all the creatures from the MONSTROUS COMPENDIUM® Volumes 1 and 2! In addition, there are monsters from the other MONSTROUS COMPENDIUM Volumes, and some creatures never seen in the second edition AD&D® Game before.

Entries have been reorganized, corrected, updated , and fully cross-referenced, to make this the most valuable monster reference ever!"

Left: Kobold from the Monstrous Manual.

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1st / 2nd printing: (see picture above)
The 1st printing has a white flyleaf. It shows the TSR Golden Ingot logo.
The 2nd printing is identical to the first printing but contains small pictures advertising TSR products on the flyleaf.

Printing information courtesy of Paul Tremiti, USA.

3rd / 4th printing:
The 3rd printing shows the TSR Dragon logo.

5th printing:
The 5th printing has the title "Monstrous Manual" in black letters. It features the new red AD&D logo. It says "5th printing" on copyright page
The 5th printing shows the TSR Dragon logo.

Picture and printing information courtesy of Paul Tremiti, USA.

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