1930 · New York
by Burroughs, Edgar Rice; Berdanier, Paul F. [frontispiece]
New York: Metropolitan Books, 1930. First Edition Thus. 8vo., 312 pp., G+/G; yellow/orange/green/blue pictorial DJ with black and yellow lettering; mild fading to spine, extant lettering legible, vertical creasing to middle of spine; closed tears and chipping to edges of DJ, with material loss to head and tail of spine, corners, and bottom edge of back cover towards hinge; material loss to head of spine obscures "TANAR" in title; blue and green ink staining to interior of DJ, bleeding through to bottom edge of covers and fore-edge of front cover (a likely repair attempt to disguise material loss); ink staining slightly obscures "METROPOLITAN" logo to tail of spine of DJ; price uncut "$2.00" to top right-hand corner of front flap; DJ protected by mylar; blue cloth boards with black lettering; bumping/chipping/rubbing to head and tail of spine, cocking to spine, vertical crease down middle of spine, boards shaken and slightly cocked, very slight shelf lean, binding sturdy; light wear/scuffing to boards; age-toning, wear, and occasional staining to text-block; age-toning to interior, text clear and legible; notations in pencil to top left-hand corner of back paste-down; "Metropolitan Books" stated to title page; pub. 1930 stated to copyright page; LP consignment; shelved Case 12/Window, Dupont. 1285015. Shelved Dupont Bookstore.
(Inventory #: 1285015)