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    Edgar Rice Burroughs. A Fighting Man of Mars. New York: Metropolitan Books, Inc., [1931]. First edition. Octavo. 319, [1, blank] pages. Frontispiece by Hugh Hutton. Publisher's red cloth, spine and front lettered in green; all text block edges trimmed, top edge stained green; front, spine, and part of rear panels of original jacket laid down on facsimile. Spine skewed; spine ends crimped and a bit worn; light wear along joints and board edges; trace of mild soiling to cloth; bumping to fore-edge of front board. Bookplate at front pastedown. Endpapers and text block softly yellowed; minor soiling to fore-edge. Remnants of original jacket creased and color-corrected. Good. Zeuschner, p. 90.

    [Together with:] A Fighting Man of Mars. London: John Lane, The Bodley Head Ltd., [1932]. First English edition. Octavo. xiii, [3], 304 pages. Publisher's dark purplish-blue cloth, spine and front lettered in yellow; all text block edges trimmed, top edge stained yellow; facsimile dust jacket. A bit of discoloration to cloth, particularly along backstrip; spine ends slightly rolled and worn; rubbing to boards; corners tapped. Specks of faint foxing to endpapers; bookplate at front pastedown. Text block softly yellowed, with foxing along edges. Good.


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