THE CHESSMEN OF MARS. Chicago: A. C. McClurg & Co., 1922. Octavo, pp. [1-8] 1-375 [376: blank], eight inserted plates with illustrations by J. Allen St. John, original red cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black. First edition. 12,500 copies printed. Fifth book of the Mars series. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 308. Bleiler (1978), p. 35. Reginald 02278. Heins CM-1. From the Jack Warring collection with his signature and rubber-stamped name and address and 15 March 1924 and 15 August 1926 date stamps on front free endpaper. Paste-downs foxed, a very good copy in a good four-color pictorial dust jacket (reproducing painting by J. Allen St. John on front panel) with internal tape along top and bottom edges and folds and several tape stains and abrasions to flaps, and some dust soiling to the spine and rear panels. Overall, the dust jacket presents fairly well. An uncommon book in jacket. (#149439).
"Published November, 1922" on copyright page.