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    Edgar Rice Burroughs. Two Copies of Pirates of Venus. Tarzana and London: [1934-1935]. First and first English editions. Edgar Rice Burroughs. Pirates of Venus. Tarzana: Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc., [1934]. First edition. Octavo. 314, [1, list of works], [5, blank] pages. Frontispiece and four additional inserted plates by J. Allen St. John. Publisher's blue cloth, spine and front lettered in red; all text block edges trimmed, top edge stained red; map endpapers; original illustrated dust jacket. Slight wear to spine ends; trace of soiling at boards; mild wear along bottom edges and at corners of boards. Text block softly dulled with some faint specks of foxing and some minor soiling; small gouge at top edge; a bit of foxing and uneven discoloration to endpapers; ownership stamps at both free endpapers and on blank side of frontispiece; bookplate affixed to verso of front free endpaper; occasional soiling and evidence of dog-earing at margins throughout. Jacket slightly creased at folds. Very Good book in a near fine jacket. Zeuschner, p. 242.

    [Together with:] Pirates of Venus. London: John Lane The Bodley Head Ltd., [1935]. First English edition. Octavo. [vi], [2], 312 pages. Publisher's light green cloth, spine and front lettered in black; all text block edges trimmed; original illustrated dust jacket. Spine slightly skewed; mild discoloration to backstrip; spine ends a bit pushed; light soiling at top edges of boards; minor wear along bottom edges; corners just slightly tapped. Free endpapers foxed. Text block somewhat yellowed with age, with foxing along edges and to first and last few leaves; occasional spot-soiling and smudging scattered throughout interior. Jacket lightly rubbed with some nicking at spine and flap fold ends; short tears extending in from fore-edges of flaps, which show evidence of having been previously affixed to another surface; price-clipped. Very Good.


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