New York: The Library of America, 2012. First Edition. Hardcover. Item #30826
The author's first published work, originally serialized as Under the Moons of Mars in The All-Story in 1912. xlviii, 303pp. Dark brown cloth stamped in black on the front and the spine. Frontispiece and illustrations by Frank E. Schoonover. "The first and best of the Martian novels of Edgar Rice Burroughs, A Princess of Mars is not great literature, but for its historical importance should be read by all serious students of the form." Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 304. "... Burroughs's most simple and yet most epic narrative." Barron, Anatomy of Wonder, 1981, 1-31. A fine copy in fine dustjacket. ; Octavo.