THE PRINCE OF PERIL. Chicago: A. C. McClurg & Co., 1930. Octavo, pp. [i-iv] v-x [xi-xiv] 1-322, original decorated green cloth, front panel stamped in brown and blind, spine panel stamped in brown. First edition. Signed by Kline on the front free endpaper. First published as a six-part serial in ARGOSY, 2 August - 6 September 1930. The second of the three Grandon of Venus novels. Swordplay and fantastic adventure in imitation of Edgar Rice Burroughs. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 1242. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 473. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 129. In 333. Bleiler (1978), p. 115. Reginald 08320. A fine copy in very good four-color dust jacket with light wear along top and bottom edges, mainly at spine ends and corner tips, very narrow internal reinforcements at spine ends with paper tape (no show through), and some dust soiling, mainly to rear panel. The front panel (reproducing an ARGOSY cover illustration for the story painted by Robert A. Graef) is bright and quite attractive. Overall, a nice example of this uncommon jacket. (#149981).
First edition so stated on copyright page.