SHAMBLEAU AND OTHERS. New York: Gnome Press, Inc. Publishers, [1953]. Octavo, boards. First edition. Brief signed inscription by Moore to "Victor" on front free endpaper. A collection of Moore's early melodramatic and uninhibited stories, three featuring Jirel of Joiry, pulp fiction's first sword-and-sorcery Amazonian warrior, and four featuring Northwest Smith, hero of a series of exotic space operas. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1191. Tymn (ed), Fantasy Literature, p. 142. See Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 2-90. See Barron (ed), Fantasy Literature 3-252. See Survey of Modern Fantasy Literature II, pp. 805-07. Some rubbing to boards at spine ends and corner tips, a nearly fine copy in nearly fine dust jacket with touch of wear at spine ends and corner tips, 16 mm closed tear at bottom edge of front panel, and mild dust soiling to rear panel. An attractive copy. (#7961).

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