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    Edgar Rice Burroughs. The Chessmen of Mars. Chicago: 1922. First edition.

    More Information: Edgar Rice Burroughs. The Chessmen of Mars. Chicago: A. C. McClurg & Co., 1922. First edition. Octavo. [8], 375, [1] pages. Publisher's full red cloth, front and spine lettered in black; all text block edges trimmed; original illustrated dust jacket. Moderate amount of shelf wear to binding; sway to spine; a few small, scattered spots of what appears to be insect damage to surface of cloth at boards. Moderate age toning to edges and interior of text block; rubbing with some tiny specks of faint foxing. Endpapers slightly foxed; marginal foxing and spot-staining scattered throughout. Jacket cleaned and heavily restored, with repairs at spine ends, joints and flap folds visible primarily at verso. Light rubbing to verso. Very good. Currey, p. 87; Zeuschner, Edgar Rice Burroughs: The Bibligraphy, p. 61. From the Glynn and Suzanne Crain Collection.

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