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    Edgar Rice Burroughs. Tarzan of the Apes. Chicago: A. C. McClurg and Co., 1914.
    First edition. Twelvemo. 401 pages.

    Red cloth with gilt lettering on spine and front cover. Some wear on binding. Some dampstaining on top edges of paper. Minor stains at top of pages 2-8. Overall very good condition.

    Edgar Rice Burroughs' first published novel and most celebrated work, Tarzan of the Apes, first appeared in the pulp magazine All-Story in October 1912. While writing the novel, he was awaiting publication of his first short story, "Under the Moons of Mars" (which he had written while working as a pencil sharpener) in All-Story. This 1914 first edition of Tarzan began a series of novels that kept Burroughs busy until his death in 1950. From the Robert and Diane Yaspan Collection.


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