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    Edgar Rice Burroughs. Escape on Venus. Tarzana: Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc., [1946]. First edition. With slip signed by the illustrator affixed to title-page. Octavo. Frontispiece and four additional inserted plates by John Coleman Burroughs. Publisher's blue cloth, spine and front lettered in red; top edge of text block trimmed and stained red; map endpapers; original illustrated dust jacket. Spine ends slightly pushed and showing a trace of wear; soiling along rear joint; mild wear along bottom edges of boards. Previous owner bookplate affixed to verso of front free endpaper. Minor wear along jacket edges and folds; two small pieces of clear tape reinforcing foot of spine panel and tiny nick at head of rear flap fold; soft diagonal crease to front flap. Very Good. With note from the publisher pasted in opposite half-title, reading: "This book is one of the few survivors of the near-disastrous fire that occurred in our storeroom on Saturday, May 3, 1958." Zeuschner, p. 81.

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