Lot 135 of 327:
Burroughs, 5 Barsoom series titles  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$125
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
Five titles from the Barsoom series

Author:
Burroughs, Edgar Rice

Place:
Various places

Publisher:

Date:
Various dates

Description:

5 volumes. Illustrated in black and white. (8vo), original cloth. Various editions. Includes:

  • The Warlord of Mars. Hinges cracking at head of spine. First Edition. A.C. McClurg & Co., 1919.
  • Thuvia, Maid of Mars. Second Printing. Chicago: A. C. McClurg & Co., 1921.
  • The Chessmen of Mars. Tape repair to verso of half title, pp. 165-168 each with about a third of the page torn away, affecting a good deal of text. Good. First Edition. Chicago: A. C. McClurg & Co., 1922.
  • A Fighting Man of Mars. First Edition. New York: Metropolitan Books, Inc, 1931.
  • Swords of Mars. First Edition. Tarzana, CA: Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc., 1936.

 

Barsoom is Burroughs' fictional representation of the planet Mars. The first Barsoom tale was serialized as Under the Moons of Mars in 1912, and published as a novel as A Princess of Mars in 1917. Ten sequels followed over the next three decades, further extending his vision of Barsoom and adding other characters. Featuring his hero, John Carter of the planet Earth.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Varying degrees of general wear, with occasional ownership signature, etc.; all volumes good or better, most very good.


 
Item number:
286554
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