By John Flint Roy,Mike Resnick
COME TO BARSOOM... and luxuriate in THE WONDERS OF ERB'S MARS
When Edgar Rice Burroughs (1875-1950) wrote "Dejah Thoris, A Princess of Mars," in 1911, he had no concept that he used to be beginning a brand new period within the technological know-how fiction box. His account of fifteen-foot eco-friendly males, eight-legged beasts, oviparous adult females, and swordswinging purple males was once a right away success.
And the general public clamored for more.
Over a interval of thirty years, Burroughs wrote ten Martian tales... the tale of existence and dying, romance and tragedy at the pink Planet is surely one of many maximum sequence of all time. Burroughs created a global of lifeless seabeds, towering mountains, polar ice caps, underground rivers ... he peopled the planet with 4 assorted human races and one semihuman. He gave Mars a historical past, a number of levels of civilization and an collection of religions. He further dauntless heros, attractive maidens, evil villains and anxious monsters—all the constituents important for a chain of exciting adventures on any world!
Featuring over dozen illustrations, together with maps of the North and South Poles of Barsoom, in addition to of the planet's Western and japanese Hemispheres
—AND it is all right here within the simply authentic advisor TO BARSOOM
Introduction to the 2012 via Mike Resnick
I — a quick historical past of Pre-Carter Barsoom
II — A Geography of Barsoom, together with a Gazetteer-Index and Hemispheric and Polar Maps of Its Surface
III — A Biography of Barsoom, together with a Dictionary of individuals, previous and current, Whose Names look within the Barsoomian Sagas
IV — The natural world of Barsoom, together with a Dictionary of Barsoomian crops and Animals
V Measurements — on Barsoom—Linear, Time, Monetary—and a listing of Barsoomian Numbers
VI — The Language, Religions, and Customs of Barsoom
VII — A normal Barsoomian thesaurus: phrases, Titles, firms, video games, guns, constructions, Streets, Etc.
VIII — Quotations, Proverbs, and Expletives—From the wealthy history of Barsoom and the Pen of John Carter
IX — Barsoomian technological know-how and Invention
X via — house to Barsoom?
XI — "Edgar Rice Burroughs": a quick Biographical Sketch
Acknowledgments and Sources
From the Author
The road of Quays in Aaanthor
The surroundings Plant
The Zitidar (above) and the Thoat (below)
Maps of the North and South Poles of Barsoom, in addition to of the planet's Western and jap Hemispheres
A eco-friendly Man
The video game of Yano
A Calot (Barsoomian Watchdog) and His purple guy Master
An Orovar Helmet
A Jetan Piece: Thoat
A Jetan Piece: Warrior, or Than
The Banth, or Barsoomian Lion
Artists belief of the Barsoomian desk of Linear Measurement
Two Barsoomian Watches and a Barsoomian Clock
A Sith and Its Unidentified Victim
A White Ape
The Palace of Peace in Ptarth
A Torch of Horz
The Pit of lots in Kadabra
The Ulsio, Martian Rat
A Calot Tree
An Apt vs. a crimson Man
A traditional floor Flier
A Flier of Okar and Panar
The Pedestal of fact within the Temple of gift of larger Helium
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