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    Hulbert Burroughs' Personal Copy of
    The Chessmen of Mars

    Edgar Rice Burroughs. The Chessmen of Mars. Chicago: A. C. McClurg & Co., 1922. First edition. Hulbert Burroughs' copy (Edgar Rice Burroughs' son) with his printed ownership notation ("Hulbert Burroughs/Tarzana Ranch/Los Angeles/California/April 23, 1925") on the verso of the dust jacket. Octavo. [viii], 375, [1, blank] pages. With frontispiece and seven black and white plates inserted throughout. Publisher's full red cloth, front board and spine lettered in black, dust jacket. Jacket with extensive tape reinforcement on front and rear at all edges, covering several short tears or small chips; some rubbing and additional wear to jacket, cloth spine somewhat sunned, some light wear and soiling to binding. Bookplate of Roy and Dela White. Overall, a very good copy with an excellent association. From the Edgar Rice Burroughs Collection of Roy and Dela White.

    Zeuschner 92.


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