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"Tarzan is the dream man we would most of us like to be": First Edition of Edgar Rice Burroughs' Tarzan and the Jewels of Opar; Inscribed by him
Chicago: A. C. McClurg & Co 1918.
First edition, first printing of the fifth book in Burroughs’ epic Tarzan series with with “Published, April, 1918” and W. F. Hall on the copyright page. Octavo, original green cloth with gilt titles to the spine and front panel. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, “To Stephen Gray Best All good wishes, Edgar Rice Burroughs Tarzana California June 6 1939.” In 1919, Burroughs purchased a large ranch north of Los Angeles, California, which he named “Tarzana”. The citizens of the community that sprang up around the ranch voted to adopt that name when their community, Tarzana, California, was formed in 1927. Near fine in the rare original dust jacket which is in very good condition. This particular title is scarcely seen signed (Heins, T61; Zeuschner, 598).
"Tarzan of the Apes found many things to puzzle his young head": First Edition of Edgar Rice Burroughs' Jungle Tales of Tarzan; Inscribed by him to his brother-in-law Eddie Gilbert
Chicago: A. C. McClurg & Co 1919.
First edition of the sixth book in Burroughs’ epic Tarzan series. Octavo, original orange cloth. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, “To Edward Gilbert Best Wishes Always, Edgar Rice Burroughs. The recipient, Edward Gilbert was the brother of Burroughs’ second wife and silent film actress Florence Gilbert. Near fine in the rare original dust jacket which is in very good condition with some chipping and loss to the crown and foot of the spine. Rare and desirable signed by Burroughs.
Chicago: A. C. McClurg & Co 1918.
First edition of the last Tarzan story published during Burroughs’ lifetime. Octavo, original blue cloth, illustrated with 5 plates by John Coleman Burroughs. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, “To Sheldon Neubauer, with best wishes Edgar Rice Burroughs.” Fine in a fine dust jacket.
"Tarzan, Lord of the Jungle": First Edition of Edgar Rice Burroughs' Tarzan and the Forbidden City; Inscribed by him
Tarzana: Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc. Publishers 1938.
First edition of the twentieth book in Burroughs’ epic Tarzan series. Octavo, original blue cloth with titles stamped in red, frontispiece in color, illustrated by the author’s son John Coleman Burroughs. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, “To French C. Smith II Best Wishes Edgar Rice Burroughs.” Fine in the rare original dust jacket which is in fine condition. Jacket art by John Coleman Burroughs. In exceptional condition.