Note: We have a number of jacketed ERB First Editions in stock and will be listing entire selection as time allows.
The Deputy Sheriff of Comanche County, Burroughs, Edgar Rice; Tarzana, Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc., 1940; 1st Edition; 312 pgs. plus ad. Very Good Plus 8vo in grey boards with red titles in a Very Good Plus illus., first state (laminated) colorful DJ. The few flaws include three of four corners very slightly bumped. The DJ shows slight wear to head and heel of spine panel and there is a noticeable, 3/4" closed tear on top, right corner of back panel and a nearly invisible 1/2" closed tear to top, left corner of front panel. Three of the four DJ corners also show effects of the slight bumping. Previous owners name, date & three digit (personal library?) number neatly written on front paste down. The jacket is not priced clipped. Rates with collectible copies of this scarce ERB title. $450.00
Synthetic Men of Mars, Burroughs, Edgar Rice; Tarzana, Edgar Rice Burroughs Inc., Publishers, 1940; 1st Edition; 315 pgs. Near Fine 8vo in blue, pebbled cloth with reddish-orange titles in a Near Fine illus., first state (laminated,)not price clipped DJ. Thin line of edge wear to head and heel of DJ spine panel. Small, 1/4", closed tear at lower, rear of slightly bumped corner of DJ. Rear board corners also very slightly bumped. Noticeable, but minor, edge wear along top, rear panel of DJ. All 5 (including frontispiece) B&W illus. present. Previous owner's name, date and personal library number in ink on front paste-down. Remarkable, museum quality copy of this rare ERB First Edition. $650.00