Item #12222 Pirates of Venus. Edgar Rice Burroughs.
Pirates of Venus

Pirates of Venus

Tarzana: Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc., 1934. Very Good / Very Good. Item #12222

Tarzana: Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc., 1934. First Edition, stated (Remaindered ERB first edition with issued-thus G&D jacket -- see below). Octavo; 314pp +1 ads. Five plates including frontis, all present. Illustrated Grosset & Dunlap dust jacket with "Illustrated" on spine and 75¢ price intact. Publisher's blue cloth with red lettering. Red topstain. Map endpapers. Jacket rubbed along edges with a few very shallow tears; general moderate to heavy smudging to surface. Boards lightly rubbed at corners and nudged at spine ends, with some scuffing down joints and a small ringstain to back. Spine a bit cocked. Binding is sound and pages unmarked.

In his 2016 bibliography, Zeuschner notes that in 1935 ERB, Inc sold their remaining first edition inventory of Pirates of Venus (amount unknown) to Grosset & Dunlap, who then issued them with their own dust jackets.

[Zeuschner [1996] 405 & [2016] p. 242].

Price: $250.00