‘Blades Of Mars’

Blades Of Mars

London:  Compact Books, 1965 mass-sized paperback;
as by “Edward P. Bradbury”;
original price:  3/6;
158 pages;
I.S.B.N.:  none (code: F279);
cover artist:  James Cawthorn (also frontispiece);
no (individual) hardcover edition.

Second volume in a trilogy of Edgar Rice Burroughs pastiches featuring Michael Kane, Blades Of Mars was retitled as The Lord Of The Spiders (1971, as by Moorcock).  It was collected (as Lord…) in Warrior Of Mars (1981), and later in Kane Of Old Mars (1998).

(Preceded by Warriors Of Mars)

First edition
First American edition:  New York: Lancer Books, 1966 mass-sized paperback;
as by “Edward P. Bradbury”;
original price:  50¢;
159 pages;
I.S.B.N.:  none (code: 72-122);
cover artist:  Gray Morrow
;
no (individual) hardcover edition.
New York:  Ace, 1991 (May) paperback;
first edition
(as Blades…) credited to Moorcock;
original price:  $3·95;
160 pages;
I.S.B.N.:  0-441-79144-1;
cover artist:  Dorian Vallejo
.

(Followed by Barbarians Of Mars)

Blades Of Mars is also available as an e-book: 9780575092556.