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Ballantine F776 THE CHESSMEN OF MARS Good
The Chessmen Of Mars
By Edgar Rice Burroughs
Cover by Robert Abbett
Tara, Princess of Helium, beautiful, fiery-tempered, impetuous, found that following a whim could be dangerous.
Lost in her flier in the midst of a Martian tempest, she was at the
mercy of the mad wind, and could only pray to be set down unharmed. Her
hope of survival in the ancient, mysterious region of Barsoom would have
been small indeed had she known of the strange inhuman customs of its
A chessboard manned by humans who must contest each square to the
death. Heads without bodies, and bodies without heads. And meet Gahan of
Gathol, a hero worthy of the immortal warlord's daughter.
First Ballantine printing. Clean cover with no creasing or edge wear.
Slight underlap on right side. Spine is intact, a bit discolored. Pages
are browning. Binding is a bit loose; appears to have been re-glued, at
least in the middle.