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. A nearly fine copy in very good four-color pictorial dust jacket (reproducing painting by J. Allen St. John on front panel) with wear along top and bottom edges with shallow loss at spine ends and corner tips, a damp stain along lower edge, and some dust soiling to the spine and rear panels. Overall, the jacket is bright and attractive. An uncommon book in jacket. (#151451).
"Published November, 1922" on copyright page.