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    Two First Editions Inscribed by Burroughs
    to Maureen O'Sullivan Farrow, Who Played
    "Jane" in Six Tarzan Films

    Edgar Rice Burroughs. Tarzan and the Leopard Men. Illustrated by J. Allen St. John. Tarzana: Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc., [1935]. First edition. Inscribed by Burroughs on the front free endpaper: "To / Maureen Farrow / all good wishes / Edgar Rice Burroughs / Tarzana". Octavo. 332 pp. Publisher's blue cloth, red-stamped front board and spine. Top edge stained brown. Some light rubbing and wear to extremities, especially at the top of the spine, backstrip faded. A very good copy.
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    Edgar Rice Burroughs. Tarzan and the City of Gold. Illustrated by J. Allen St. John. Tarzana: Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc., 1933. First edition. Inscribed by Burroughs on the front free endpaper: "To / Maureen Farrow / with best wishes / Edgar Rice Burroughs / Tarzana". Octavo. 316 pp. With five inserted plates, including frontispiece. Publisher's blue cloth, red-stamped front board and spine. Binding bumped and with wear and some loss, backstrip faded, joints rubbed and worn. Top edge stained and rubbed. Owner's ink notes on front pastedown endpaper. A good copy.
    Maureen O'Sullivan Farrow (1911-1998) was an Irish actress well known for playing Jane Parker in the Tarzan series of movies that starred Johnny Weissmuller. She signed with MGM in 1932 and was chosen by Irving Thalberg to star in Tarzan the Ape Man opposite Weissmuller. O'Sullivan went on to play Jane in a total of six feature films between 1932 and 1942. Her first husband was award-winning director John Farrow. From the family of Maureen O'Sullivan Farrow.


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