The origins of The Iron Crown are shrouded in mystery.
It was first published on May 31st 1985 by Cambridge Silent Artists in a limited edition numbered with the first 50 primes.
The original edition contained the following dedicatory information:
The document on which the present text is based appears to embody the dedication 'to Jenny'. The Publishers can see no reason why this edition should suffer from the want of a similar, not to say identical legend
Needless to say, the Publishers of this on-line edition can see no reason... &c.