PIRATES OF VENUS. Tarzana, California: Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc. Publishers, . Octavo, pp. [1-4] 5 [6-8] 9-314 [315: ads] [316-320: blank] [note: last two leaves are blanks], five inserted plates with illustrations by J. Allen St. John, original pebbled blue cloth, front and spine panels stamped in orange, top edge stained red. First edition. First book of the Venus series. Anatomy of Wonder (1987) 1-16 and (1995) 1-16. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 114. Bleiler (1978), p. 35. Reginald 02305. Heins PV-1. Gift inscription dated 1936 on the front paste-down, private owner's signature and address on the rear paste-down. Small, faint stain to cloth at top right edge of rear cover, a very good copy in good dust jacket with wear along top and bottom edges, several short closed tears at edges, and some internal tape mends at edges. (#165612).
First edition so stated on copyright page.