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    Edgar Rice Burroughs. The Son of Tarzan. Chicago: A. C. McClurg and Co., 1917.

    First edition, first state, lacking the dedication. Octavo. 394 pages. Illustrations by J. Allen St. John.

    Publisher's green cloth with gilt lettering on spine and front cover. Cloth is lightly rubbed and worn with a slight lean to the spine. The dust jacket shows edge wear with minor chipping to spine ends and corners and a two-inch tear that begins at the upper edge of the rear joint. Overall, in very good condition.

    The Son of Tarzan, fourth in Edgar Rice Burroughs' series about his famous "Ape Man," was first serialized in 1914. This first edition, published in March 1917, includes a beautiful frontispiece and title page featuring illustrations by J. Allen St. John.

    Heins, page 45.

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