Weight: 1 lbs.
Materials: Leather-bound, woodboard, parchment
Fields of Study: Physical universe
Special Knowledge Categories: Physics
Value: 15 gp
This foundational work had incredible effect when first published. Beretrem laid bare the wonders of the universe and mathematically described the laws of motion within this small tome, his only published work. Dying at the age of 25, sages throughout the known world lament what else his bounding intellect would have discovered.
The Stone Giants of the Grimvault Peaks
Author: Logner Snuppe
Race: Fire Giant
Weight: 36 lbs.
Materials: Cave bear leather-bound, stoneboard, vellum, iron clasps
Fields of Study: Humanoids & giantkind
Special Knowledge Categories: History, languages, law & customs, legends & folklore
Value: 155 gp
The first of a series of three by the fire giant ambassador Logner Snuppe, The Stone Giants of the Grimvault Peaks details the 5 years he spent among them. Snuppe lays forth a basic history, but spends most of his effort discussing language, customs, laws, and legends. Sages debate upon the quality of the work, but most agree it is generally accurate.