Tuesday, March 23, 2010

Original contract between ERB and his publisher for first edition of The Chessmen of Mars (1922)

Barry R. Levin, a rare and collectible book dealer in Santa Monica, California, who specializes in science fiction and fantasy literature, has an intriguing listing on AbeBooks: The original two-page contract between pulp author Edgar Rice Burroughs and his publisher, A. C. McClurg & Co. of Chicago, for the publication of the first edition of The Chessmen of Mars (1922). The contract, signed by ERB, is dated September 6, 1922. Price: $6,500.


K.E. said...

How cool!

Paul said...

I love window-shopping at AbeBooks!