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Volume 758
and
ERB C.H.A.S.E.R ENCYCLOPEDIA
ERB C.H.A.S.E.R.
A Collector's Hypertexted and Annotated Storehouse of Encyclopedic Resources
by an Exhausted Scholar
William G. Hillman
Presents

J. Allen St. John: Mad King - FP same as DJ

THE MAD KING
Part 1: "The Mad King" ~ working title: "The Mad King of Lutha" written October-November 1913
Part 2: "Barney Custer of Beatrice" started writing September 1914


PUBLISHING HISTORY (USA)

PULP
"The Mad King": All-Story Weekly: March 21, 1914
    Fred W. Small front cover ~ Modest Stein B/W headpiece
"Barney Custer of Beatrice": All-Story Weekly: August 7, 14, 21, 1915
    W.C. Fairchild cover art on first installment ~ no interiors
FIRST EDITION
McClurg: September 18, 1926 with corrections made in second state edition ~ 365 pages
    J. Allen St. John dust jacket and same illo for frontispiece
REPRINT EDITIONS
Grosset & Dunlap: 1927 ~ 365 pages
    J. Allen St. John dust jacket and same illow for frontispiece
Grosset & Dunlap: 1940 wartime
    J. Allen St. John dust jacket and no interiors
Ace paperback: April 1964 and reprint ~ 255 pages
    Frank Frazetta cover and title page art
Ace paperback:  third reprint, larger size ~ 252 pages
    Frank Frazetta same cover and title page art
Ace paperback ~ 252 pages
    Boris Vallejo cover art ~ Frank Frazetta title page art
 
 
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ERB: The Exhaustive Scholarís and Collectorís Descriptive Bibliography
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COVER GALLERY

Pulp Covers
All-Story Weekly - March 21, 1914 - The Mad King b/wAll-Story: August 7, 1915 - Barney Custer of Beatrice 1/3

Paperback Covers
Frazetta Ace PBAce reprint edition: Frank Frazetta artAce Edition: Boris Vallejo art


References
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Patrick Ewing's First Edition Determinors
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J. Allen St. John Bio, Gallery & Links
Edgar Rice Burroughs: LifeLine Biography
Bob Zeuschner's ERB Bibliography
J.G. Huckenpohler's ERB Checklist
Burroughs Bibliophiles Bulletin
ERB Illustrated Pulp Bibliography
Novel Summary by Bruce Bozarth
G. T. McWhorter's Burroughs Bulletin Index
Bruce Wood's ERB Jacket Store
Ed Stephan's Tarzan of the Internet
Nick Knowles' ERB Paperback Collector
Illustrated Bibliography of ERB Pulp Magazines
Phil Normand's Recoverings
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ERBVILLE: ERB Public Domain Stories in PDF
Irwin Porges: ERB: The Man Who Created Tarzan
Clark A. Brady's Burroughs Cyclopedia
Heins' Golden Anniversary Bibliography of Edgar Rice Burroughs
Bradford M. Day's Edgar Rice Burroughs: A Bibliography

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