Edgar Rice Burroughs. Tarzan of the Apes. NY: Grosset, [1943]. "Madison Square" Wartime edition. Inscribed by Burroughs, signed by Maureen O'Hara ("Jane" in various Tarzan films).

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    Edgar Rice Burroughs. Tarzan of the Apes. New York: Grosset & Dunlap, [1914, actually 1943]. The "Madison Square" Wartime edition. Inscribed by Burroughs, and signed by actress Maureen O'Hara, who played "Jane" six times in various Tarzan films.

    Inscribed on the front free endpaper: "with best wishes/Edgar Rice Burroughs" and beneath this: "& Maureen O'Sullivan [underlined]". Octavo. [viii], 392 pages. With inserted frontispiece. Publisher's full red cloth, front cover and spine lettered in black, dust jacket. Jacket spine sunned and chipped, jacket chipped and worn, with a tear along the front joint and dampstaining mainly to verso, some rubbing, and light soiling to binding. Previous owner's pencil signature on front free endpaper above Burroughs' inscription. Overall, fair.

    Zeuschner 707.

    From the John McLaughlin/Book Sail Collection.

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