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Pirates of Venus Volume 1
Pirates of Venus

by Edgar Rice Burroughs
Issued: August 1972
New English Library
SBN 450011658
Cover illustration by Richard Clifton-Dey?
160 pages

Pirates of Venus, an Amtor novel by Edgar Rice Burroughs.

Part 1 of the Venus Series.

First published as a serial in Argosy magazine in 1932 and as a complete novel by Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc. in 1934.

First issued by New English Library in 1972.

The identity of the cover artist is not confirmed but the pose, costume worn, general style and date of first issue are similar to Synthetic Men of Mars, which is confirmed to be by Richard Clifton-Day.

Publisher’s Blurb – Lower Cover
Carson Napier had plotted his course to Mars with the greatest care. His rocket ship was the very best that human ingenuity could devise. He was as well-prepared as any man could possibly be.

His only fear was that some inconceivable factor might interfere and drive him to another planet. Perhaps the inhospitable Venus:—all astronomers agreed that it could have no oxygen and no life.

During his solitary flight the impossible happened. Carson Napier found himself heading for the barren world of Venus. And that was just the beginning of his adventures!

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