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    Presentation Copy of The Chessmen of Mars,
    in Original Dust Jacket

    Edgar Rice Burroughs. The Chessmen of Mars. Chicago: A. C. McClurg & Co., 1922. First edition. Presentation copy, inscribed by Burroughs on the front free endpaper on Christmas Day: "Love to Lucy + Bill/[illegible] with every good/wish/Ed/Tarzana Ranch/Dec 25 1922". Octavo. [viii], 375, [1, blank] pages. With eight plates inserted throughout. Publisher's full red cloth, front board and spine lettered in black, dust jacket. Jacket worn and soiled, with several creased tears (especially at upper edge), some light chipping to jacket, cloth spine sunned, some rubbing to binding. Skewed. Still, a very good copy (jacket possibly supplied). Zeuschner 92. The San Clemente Collection of Edgar Rice Burroughs.



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