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    Edgar Rice Burroughs. The Cave Girl. Chicago: A. C. McClurg & Co., 1925. First edition. Inscribed by the author, "To Major O. M. Baldinger / with sincere good wishes / Edgar Rice Burroughs / Los Angeles / June 4 [?] 1925" and accompanied by a TLS addressed to Major Baldinger. Octavo. [8], 232, [1, blank] pages. Sepia frontispiece by J. Allen St. John. Publisher's blue cloth, spine and front lettered in dark green (first state, with spine stating title only as Cave Girl); all text block edges trimmed; original illustrated dust jacket. Spine ends pushed and showing a bit of wear; backstrip slightly faded, as is commo with this title; hint of rubbing and soiling to boards; mild wear along joints and at board edges and corners. Endpapers and text block softly yellowed; rear hinge cracked but still sound with spot of soiling at rear free endpaper; gutter cracked between half-title and frontispiece, with remains and residue of tape on reverse of frontispiece where TLS was previously taped. Very good. Zeuschner, p. 55.

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