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. 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, several short closed tears along rear flap fold with associated scratches on rear panel, red lettering on spine panel faded, and some dust soiling, mostly 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 decent example of this uncommon jacket. (#75593).
First edition so stated on copyright page.