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    Inscribed by Edgar Rice Burroughs to Actress
    Maureen O'Sullivan Farrow

    Edgar Rice Burroughs. Tarzan and the Lost Empire. New York: Grosset & Dunlap, [1929]. Reprint. Inscribed by Burroughs on the front free endpaper: "To / Maureen Farrow / hoping she does / many more Janes / Edgar Rice Burroughs / Tarzana / Jan. 31 1938". Octavo. 313 pp. Publisher's red cloth, stamped in black. Top edge stained yellow. Cloth on spine worn at top and bottom, with some loss. Corners worn through. Spine lightly faded and with a few soiled spots, some discoloration to binding cloth. 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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