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    C. L. Moore. Shambleau and Others. New York: Gnome Press, [1953].

    First edition. Octavo. 224 pages.

    Publisher's green cloth covers with the spine lettered in maroon. Illustrated dust jacket designed by Ric Binkley, with the $3.00 price on the front inner flap. Minor rubbing to head and foot of spine, jacket back slightly soiled, very minor rubbing to jacket edges and corners. Altogether a fresh and near fine copy.

    Moore (January 24, 1911 - April 4, 1987) was one of the first female science fiction writers. Included in this work is her first professional sale, "Shambleau," which appeared in Weird Tales, November of 1933. Also included are other Northwest Smith and Jirel of Joiry tales that appeared in Weird Tales, including "Black God's Kiss," "The Tree of Life", and "Scarlet Dream."


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