A. C. McClurg

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A Princess of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs, McClurg, 1917

A. C. McClurg was a Chicago based publisher made famous by their original publishing of the Tarzan of the Apes novels and other stories of Edgar Rice Burroughs.

McClurg was originally Jansen, McClurg & Company, and successed Griggs in bookselling within Chicago, and is still a leading wholesaler and retailer.[1]

In 1889, McClurg was a founding member of the American Publishers Association.[2]


  1. ^ Goddard, Connie. "Book publishing in Chicago". Encyclopedia of Chicago. Retrieved 2009-01-27. 
  2. ^ "THE PRICE OF BOOKS.; Smaller Discounts and Lower List Prices Suggested in a Letter to the Retail Trade". The New York Times. 1900-10-13. 

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