First edition, first printing of Perish By The Sword by Poul Anderson, in the publisher’s first state dust jacket.
Octavo, 180pp. Red cloth, title stamped in white. Stated “first printing” on copyright page.” General toning throughout, as is common with this book. In the publisher’s first state dust jacket, $2.95 on front flap, closed tear at spine, light shelf wear, a bright example.
Perish by the Sword is the first book in the Trygve Yamamura series by Poul Anderson, which also included Murder in Black Letter (1960) and Murder Bound (1962).