THE MASTER MIND OF MARS. Chicago: A. C. McClurg & Co., 1928. Octavo, pp. [1-8]  2-312, five inserted plates with illustrations by J. Allen St. John, original orange cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black. First edition. 5000 copies printed. Sixth book of the Mars series. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 309. In 333. Bleiler (1978), p. 35. Reginald 02295. Heins MMM-1. 1928 Christmas gift inscription on front free endpaper and recipient's Lisbon, NH book label affixed to front paste-down. A fine copy in bright, nearly fine four-color pictorial dust jacket (reproducing painting by J. Allen St. John on front panel) with wear and just a bit of loss at upper spine end and front corner tips and some dust soiling to spine and rear panels. A beautiful example of a very scarce jacket, this one never touched by a paper conservationist. (#151466).
No statement of printing. McClurg acorn device on copyright page.