Tråd: Et Julie Schwartz science fiction klenodie fra 1954

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NORTHWEST OF EARTH.
Moore, C[atherine] L[ucile].
Libraire: Currey, L.W. Inc. ABAA/ILAB
(Elizabethtown, NY, U.S.A.)

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Description du livre: New York: Gnome Press, Inc. Publishers, [1954], 1954. Octavo, boards. First edition. Presentation copy with signed inscription by Moore on front free endpaper: "For Jean & Julie Schwartz / with the best wishes of / C. L. Moore". A significant inscription from a fine writer to an important editor, agent and fan in the science fiction field. Julie Schwartz was a fanzine publisher (along with close friend Mort Weisinger), opened the first literary agency to specialize in SF authors (with Weisinger) and later became an editor at DC comics and played a major role in the revival of their super-hero line in the late 1950s. Collects seven stories featuring Northwest Smith or Jirel of Joiry. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1192. Schlobin, The Literature of Fantasy 793. Boards rubbed along lower edge, lower corner bumped, a very good to near fine copy in very good dust jacket with mild shelf wear and rubbing, and touch of fading to spine panel. A nice association copy. (#111936). N° de réf. du libraire 111936

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