NORTHWEST OF EARTH. New York: Gnome Press, Inc. Publishers, . Octavo, boards. First edition. A collection of Moore's early melodramatic and uninhibited stories featuring Jirel of Joiry, pulp fiction's first sword-and-sorcery Amazonian warrior, and Northwest Smith, hero of a series of exotic space operas. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1192. Survey of Modern Fantasy Literature, pp. 805-07. Light stain from binding glue along gutter margin of front free endpaper, mild rubbing to boards at spine ends and lower corner tips, else a fine copy in very good dust jacket with light wear at spine ends and corner tips, 38 mm closed tear at upper edge of rear flap fold with associated crease to rear panel and faint stain from old yellowed internal tape which has fallen off, and just a bit of fade to spine panel. (#157792).
First edition so stated on copyright page.