Sunday, July 18, 2021 at 10:00 am CST
LOT #251

Edgar Rice Borroughs Book Assortment

(15) items including “The Beasts of Tarzan”, McClurg, 1916, 1st edition having an A. L. Burt dust wrapper; “Tarzan the Terrible”, McClurg, 1921, 1st edition having dust wrapper; “Thuvia, Maid of Mars”, McClurg, 1920, 1st edition, having a replica dust wrapper; “The Chessmen of Mars”, McClurg, 1922, 1st edition lacking dust wrapper; “The Master Mind of Mars”, McClurg, 1928, 1st edition, lacking dust wrapper; and (10) reprint editions published by Grosset & Dunlap with all but (2) having pictorial dust wrappers

Estimate: $500 - $700

Hammer Price: $400

Property From: Mooncat Antiques, Lake in the Hills, Illinois

Dimensions: Width: 5 1/4 inches, Length: 7 5/8 inches, Depth: 1 1/4 inches (average book)

Condition: Very Good to Good, "The Beasts of Tarzan" having bookseller foil sticker to front end paper, starting to split before half title and rear interior hinge; "Thuvia" repaired at rear interior hinge; "Chessmen" having a loose plate; "Master Mind" starting to split before frontispiece; all dust wrappers having some wear, occasional chips; possible toning of paper, occasional foxing, bent corners or previous owner names or marks; cloth covers have overall light to moderate wear consistent with normal use

Disclaimers: not all items have been individually examined

Shipping: Leonard Auction will directly ship this lot.

Sales Tax: Illinois (8.000%), Kansas (6.500%), New Jersey (6.625%), Pennsylvania (6.000%), Washington (10.500%)

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