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    Monumental Single-Owner Collection of 77 Edgar Rice Burroughs' First Editions, Including a First Edition, First Issue of Tarzan of the Apes in the Original Pictorial Dust Jacket and a Signed First Edition of The Son of Tarzan.

    Edgar Rice Burroughs. Vast Single-Owner Collection of Rare First Editions, including:

    Apache Devil
    . Tarzana: Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc. Publishers, [1933]. First edition. Twelvemo. 310 pages. Publisher's blue pebbled cloth with red titles. Original pictorial dust jacket by Studley Burroughs. Top textblock edge stained red. Boards lightly rubbed and some wear at the corners and spine folds. Spine slightly cocked. Minimal toning to the textblock, with a previous owner's embossed stamp on the front free endpaper. Overall very good condition in a bright dust jacket.

    At the Earth's Core
    . Chicago: A. C. McClurg & Co., 1922. First edition, with "Published July, 1922" and "M. A. DONOHUE & CO., PRINTERS AND BINDERS, CHICAGO" on the copyright page. Twelvemo. 277 pages. Publisher's olive green cloth with black titles. Original pictorial dust jacket by J. Allen St. John. Minor shelf wear to the book, with scattered thumbsoiling to the text edges. Textblock lightly toned at the endpapers and around the edges. Previous owner's signature on the front free endpaper. Previous owner's stamped address and significant tape restoration present on the verso of the dust jacket, which also shows some paper loss at the edges and folds, and a 1.75" closed tear along the front panel. A very good book in a good dust jacket.

    Back to the Stone Age.
    Tarzana: Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc. Publishers, [1937]. First edition, so stated on the copyright page. Twelvemo. 318 pages. Publisher's blue pebbled cloth with red titles. Original laminated state pictorial dust jacket by John Coleman Burroughs. Top textblock edge stained red. Minor wear at the spine ends, spine folds, and corners. Textblock lightly toned overall. Previous owner's name and address on the front free endpaper. A near fine copy in a beautiful dust jacket.

    The Bandit of Hell's Bend.
    Chicago: A. C. McClurg & Co., 1925. First edition, with "Published June, 1925" and "M. A. DONOHUE & CO., PRINTERS AND BINDERS, CHICAGO" on the copyright page. Twelvemo. 316 pages. Publisher's light blue cloth with black titles. Original pictorial dust jacket by Modest Stein. Moderate shelf wear to the book, with mild toning of the textblock at the endpapers and edges. Some sunning to the spine, typical of this title. The dust jacket shows some paper loss, affecting some text at the spine ends, significant amateur tape restoration to the verso, especially visible along the flap folds, and scattered tears. Overall, a very good book in a good dust jacket.

    The Beasts of Tarzan.
    Chicago: A. C. McClurg & Co., 1916. First edition, with "Published March, 1916" and "W. F. HALL PRINTING COMPANY, CHICAGO" on the copyright page. Twelvemo. 337 pages. Publisher's forest green cloth with gilt titles. Early pictorial dust jacket by J. Allen St. John, with no advertisements on the flaps. Minor shelf wear to the book, with the slightest rubbing to the corners. Cloth bubbled along the rear spine fold, but only a minor aesthetic consideration. Binding is tight. Very small dark stains to the endpapers, but overall the text is clean and bright. Dust jacket rubbed along the edges and folds, and small creases can be seen throughout due to the fact that the jacket was linen-backed at some earlier time. Overall, a very good copy of a book rarely found in the gorgeous jacket.

    Beyond Thirty and The Man-Eater.
    South Ozone Park 20, New York: Science-Fiction & Fantasy Publications, 1957. First edition thus, limited to 3,000 copies. Octavo. 229 pages. Publisher's red cloth with gilt spine titles. Original pictorial dust jacket. Minimal shelf wear to the book and jacket, else a fine copy.

    Carson of Venus
    . Tarzana: Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc. Publishers, [1939]. First edition, so stated on the copyright page. Twelvemo. 312 pages. Publisher's blue pebbled cloth with red titles. Original laminated state pictorial dust jacket by John Coleman Burroughs. Minimal shelf wear to the spine ends and corners. Textblock lightly toned. A beautiful, near fine copy.

    The Cave Girl
    . Chicago: A. C. McClurg & Co., 1925. First edition (Currey binding A), with "A. C. McClurg/& Co" on the spine and "Published March, 1925" and "M. A. DONOHUE & CO., PRINTERS AND BINDERS, CHICAGO" on the copyright page. Twelvemo. 323 pages. Publisher's blue cloth with black titles. Original pictorial dust jacket by J. Allen St. John. Moderate rubbing to the cloth at the edges, spine ends, and corners. Textblock lightly toned. Minor paper loss and closed tears along the edges of the dust jacket, with minimal rubbing to the panels and flaps, else a very good copy.

    The Chessmen of Mars
    . Chicago: A. C. McClurg & Co., 1922. First edition, with "Published November, 1922" and "M. A. DONOHUE & CO., PRINTERS AND BINDERS, CHICAGO" on the copyright page. Twelvemo. 375 pages. Publisher's red cloth with black titles. Original pictorial dust jacket by J. Allen St. John. A bright copy, with minor rubbing to the spine ends and corners. Light foxing to the textblock edges and endpapers, with overall minimal toning to the textblock. Small amount of paper loss at the spine tail of the dust jacket. A few minuscule closed tears along the edges, a small wrinkle at the top edge of the rear panel, and light soiling also present. Overall, a very good copy.

    The Deputy Sheriff of Comanche County
    . Tarzana: Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc. Publishers, [1940]. First edition, so stated on the copyright page. Twelvemo. 312 pages. Publisher's gray cloth with red titles. Original laminated state pictorial dust jacket by John Coleman Burroughs. A small amount of dark staining along the top edge of the book and dust jacket, and minimal toning to the textblock. Overall, a near fine copy of a Burroughs classic.

    The Efficiency Expert
    . Kansas City, Missouri: House of Greystoke, 1966. Authorized first edition. Octavo. 84 pages. Staplebound in publisher's yellow pictorial wrappers. Published for the Burroughs Bibliophiles. Small crease at the top right of the front cover, one small abrasion on the rear cover, and a small stain on the rear cover. Textblock very clean. Overall, a near fine copy.

    Escape on Venus
    . Tarzana: Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc. Publishers, [1946]. First edition, so stated on the copyright page. Twelvemo. 347 pages. Publisher's blue pebbled cloth with red titles. Original pictorial dust jacket by John Coleman Burroughs. Top textblock edge stained red. Minimal shelf wear to the boards, with trivial wear at the corners. Minor rubbing and edge wear to the dust jacket, which is otherwise in great condition. All in all, a near fine copy.

    The Eternal Lover
    . Chicago: A. C. McClurg & Co., 1925. First edition, with "Published October, 1925" and "M. A. DONOHUE & CO., PRINTERS AND BINDERS, CHICAGO" on the copyright page. Twelvemo. 316 pages. Publisher's blue cloth with black titles. Original pictorial dust jacket by J. Allen St. John. Boards worn at the spine ends, edges, and corners. Minor soiling to the boards, with a sunned spine. Textblock slightly toned, but tight and clean. Previous owner's bookplate and previous book store label affixed to the front pastedown. Previous owner's stamped address on the front free endpaper. Dust jacket has some paper loss along the edges, especially at the top edge of the front panel, but luckily it does not affect the title text. Previous owner's stamp and significant tape repairs on the verso of the jacket. Dust jacket spine darkened, some light toning, and a few scattered closed tears also present. Overall, a very good copy in a solid dust jacket.

    A Fighting Man of Mars
    . New York: Metropolitan Books, Inc. Publishers, [1931]. First edition (Currey priority A), with "METROPOLITAN" at the base of the spine. Twelvemo. 319 pages. Publisher's deep red cloth with drab green titles. Original pictorial dust jacket by Hugh Hutton. Top textblock edge stained green. Minimal wear to the edges and spine ends. Textblock clean and bright. Dust jacket worn lightly along most of the edges, with a few tiny closed tears and one noticeable abrasion at the spine head. Overall in very good condition.

    Forgotten Tales of Love and Murder
    . Guidry & Adkins, 2001. Twelvemo. 283 pages. Light blue cloth with red titles. Original pictorial dust jacket by Danny Frolich.
    According to the Burroughs Bibliophiles, this book "collects in a single volume all of Edgar Rice Burroughs' non-Tarzan short stories and mystery puzzles, most of which have never before appeared in print." As new in the publisher's shrink wrap.

    The Girl from Farris's
    . Kansas City, Missouri: House of Greystoke, 1965. Authorized first edition, one of fifty copies specially bound in blue denim. Octavo. 70 pages plus a Pictorial Bibliography. Publisher's blue denim with silver titles. Published for the Burroughs Bibliophiles. Frontispiece illustration by Frank Frazetta. Minor shelf wear, else a fine copy. A note on the rear flyleaf from Burroughs Bibliophiles founder Vern Coriell reads, in part: "This edition of 'The Girl from Farris's is one of fifty bound in blue denim cloth to be presented to a special breed of Burroughs collectors."

    The Girl from Farris's
    . Kansas City, Missouri: House of Greystoke, 1965. Authorized first edition. Octavo. 70 pages plus a Pictorial Bibliography. Publisher's. Frontispiece illustration by Frank Frazetta. Staplebound in publisher's yellow pictorial wrappers. Published for the Burroughs Bibliophiles. Cover and frontispiece illustration by Frank Frazetta. Minimal wear around the edges, and a bump to the top corner, else a near fine copy.

    The Girl from Farris's
    . [Tacoma, Washington: The Wilma Company, 1959.] First edition (Currey priority A). Thirty-twomo. 47 pages. Rust marbled boards with a blue cloth tape spine. Numbered 65 of 250 copies on the limitation page bound in back. Moderate rubbing to the boards. Internal contents sound. A very good copy of this Burroughs rarity.

    The Girl from Hollywood
    . New York: The Macaulay Company, [1923]. First edition (Currey binding A, printing B), with frontispiece caption reading "The Director's eyes snapped...'Only a camera man/and myself are here'", and the first line of the caption measuring 9.3 cm. Twelvemo. 320 pages. Publisher's coarse mesh weave red cloth with yellow-green titles. Original pictorial dust jacket by P. J. Monahan. Mild shelf wear to the book and dust jacket. Minor crease runs the length of the book spine, and some rubbing seen on the boards. Textblock mildly foxed around the edges and somewhat at the endpapers, but the internal contents are clean and bright. Moderate edge wear to the dust jacket, with a few closed tears along the edges and tiny abrasions and some rubbing on the panels, and along the dust jacket folds. Overall, a very good copy of this Burroughs title.

    The Gods of Mars
    . Chicago: A. C. McClurg & Co., 1918. First edition, with "Published September, 1918" and "W. F. HALL PRINTING COMPANY, CHICAGO" on the copyright page. Twelvemo. 348 pages. Publisher's red cloth with black titles. Original pictorial dust jacket by Frank E. Schoonover. Moderate shelf wear, two tiny spots of soiling, and lightly bumped corners to the boards. Textblock edges and endpapers minimally foxed, not affecting the internal textblock. Noticeable minor paper loss along the edges of the dust jacket, only affecting the text in a couple of places, most noticeably at the "THE" at the head of the spine. Scattered closed tears, some rubbing, and light toning also present. Significant clear tape repairs to the verso of the dust jacket. All in all, still a very good copy of a rare Burroughs title.

    I Am a Barbarian
    . Tarzana: Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc. Publisher, [1967]. First edition. Octavo. 287 pages. Crimson cloth with gilt titles. Original pictorial dust jacket by Jeff Jones. Book is in excellent condition. Minimal edge wear to the dust jacket, otherwise in fine condition.

    John Carter of Mars
    . New York: Canaveral Press, 1964. First edition (Currey binding A, variant 1), with binding title incorrectly reading John Carter and the Giant of Mars. Octavo. 208 pages. Publisher's light blue-gray cloth with black titles. Original pictorial dust jacket by Reed Crandall. Minimal shelf wear to the book and dust jacket, else a near fine copy.

    John Carter of Mars
    . New York: Canaveral Press, 1964. First edition (Currey binding B, variant 2), with binding title correctly reading John Carter of Mars. Octavo. 208 pages. Publisher's dark blue cloth with gilt titles. Original pictorial dust jacket by Reed Crandall. Minor shelf wear to the book and dust jacket, with a previous dealer's $4.50 price stamp at the top of the front dust jacket flap. Overall, a very good copy.

    Jungle Girl
    . Tarzana: Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc. Publishers, [1932]. First edition. Twelvemo. 318 pages. Publisher's deep blue cloth with red titles. Original pictorial dust jacket by Studley Burroughs. A 2-inch stain at the top of the front board, and a smaller stain at the top of the rear board. Minor wear to the spine ends, edges, and corners of the book. Light toning to the textblock, mostly confined to the endpapers and edges. Overall, the text is clean and tight. Minor toning, paper loss, closed tears, and rubbing along the dust jacket edges. Dust jacket spine shows both a faint and a more pronounced vertical crease running the length of the jacket, but jacket not separated at either crease. Clear tape repairs to the verso of the dust jacket along the front flap fold. Despite the flaws, an about very good, sound copy of Jungle Girl.

    Jungle Tales of Tarzan
    . Chicago: A. C. McClurg & Co., 1919. First edition (Currey priority A), bound in orange cloth with the spine imprint in three lines: "A. C./McCLURG/& CO" and "W. F. HALL PRINTING COMPANY, CHICAGO" on the copyright page. Twelvemo. 319 pages. Publisher's orange cloth with black titles. Original pictorial dust jacket by J. Allen St. John. Minimal edge wear, with some mild staining along the spine folds. Textblock ever so slightly toned, but clean and tightly bound. Minor paper loss and edge wear to the dust jacket, which also shows light foxing on the panels, but is overall in very good shape. A solid, very good copy of a much sought-after Burroughs title.

    The Lad and the Lion
    . Tarzana: Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc. Publishers, [1938]. First edition, so stated on the copyright page. Twelvemo. 317 pages. Publisher's deep blue pebbled cloth with red titles. Original pictorial dust jacket by John Coleman Burroughs. Moderate shelf wear to the book, with a small white stain to the bottom of the front board, and lightly bumped corners. Textblock mildly toned, but overall clean and bright. Minimal edge wear around the dust jacket edges, with one small closed tear at the head of the spine. Overall, a very good copy.

    Land of Terror
    . Tarzana: Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc. Publishers, [1944]. First edition, so stated on the copyright page. Twelvemo. 319 pages. Publisher's blue cloth with red titles. Original pictorial dust jacket by John Coleman Burroughs. Moderate shelf wear to the edges, and very light soiling to the boards. Foxing at the endpapers, but the internal textblock is clean. Binding tight. Minor edge wear and some rubbing to the dust jacket. Spine of dust jacket lightly sunned. A very good copy.

    The Land that Time Forgot
    . Chicago: A. C. McClurg & Co., 1924. First edition, with "Published June, 1924" and " M. A. DONOHUE & CO., PRINTERS AND BINDERS, CHICAGO" on the copyright page. Twelvemo. 422 pages. Publisher's green cloth with blue titles. Original pictorial dust jacket by J. Allen St. John. Minor shelf wear to the boards at the spine ends and bottom edge, which shows one small bump, mildly rubbed corners. Frontispiece mildly offset on the title page, and textblock just slightly toned. Minimal toning to the dust jacket, with a small spot of paper loss at the bottom of the front flap fold, two tiny closed tears at the bottom of the rear panel, and trivial edge wear at the spine ends. A solid, very good copy.

    Llana of Gathol
    . Tarzana: Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc. Publishers, [1948]. First edition, so stated on the copyright page. Twelvemo. 317 pages. Publisher's blue pebbled cloth with red titles. Original pictorial dust jacket by John Coleman Burroughs. Includes the small card pasted down to the front free endpaper explaining this book's survival from a fire at the Burroughs, Inc. storeroom. Minimal shelf wear to the boards, with incidental bumps to the spine ends. Textblock remarkably clean and bright. Minimal wear to the dust jacket at the spine head and flap folds. Overall, a near fine example of a Burroughs rarity.

    Lost on Venus
    . Tarzana: Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc. Publishers, [1935]. First edition, so stated on the copyright page. Twelvemo. 318 pages. Publisher's blue pebbled cloth with red titles. Original pictorial dust jacket by J. Allen St. John. Moderate spine, edge, and corner wear to the boards. Spine slightly faded. Minimal toning to the textblock. Trivial shelf wear to the edges of the dust jacket, else a near fine copy.

    The Mad King
    . Chicago: A. C. McClurg & Co., 1926. First edition, first state, with the textual errors on pages 12 and 92 and "Published August, 1926" on the copyright page. Twelvemo. 365 pages. Publisher's blue cloth with red titles. Original pictorial dust jacket by J. Allen St. John. Minor shelf wear to the boards. Minimal toning to the textblock. Dust jacket lightly soiled, with moderate edge wear and very minor paper loss to the spine tail. Overall, in very good condition.

    Marcia of the Doorstep
    . [Hampton Falls, Rhode Island:] Donald M. Grant, Publisher, [1999]. First edition, number 59 of 750 numbered copies signed by Danton Burroughs (Introduction), Ned Dameron (artist) and Dr. Henry H. Heins (essay). Octavo. 351 pages. Original pictorial dust jacket and housed in publisher's slipcase. As new in the original shrinkwrap.

    The Master Mind of Mars
    . Chicago: A. C. McClurg & Co., 1928. First edition, with the McClurg acorn device on the copyright page. Twelvemo. 312 pages. Publisher's orange cloth with black titles. Original pictorial dust jacket by J. Allen St. John. Moderate spine, edge, and corner wear to the boards, with a small bump to the top edge of the front board. Previous bookshop's sticker affixed to the rear pastedown. Textblock edges mildly dust-soiled. Minor paper loss to the dust jacket ends at the folds, some wear at the spine ends, and mild dust-soiling to the panels and spine. Overall, a very good copy of a difficult-to-find Burroughs title.

    Minidoka.
    97th Earl of One Mile Series M. [Milwaukie, OR: Dark Horse Comics, Inc., 1998]. Limited first edition, one of 500 copies with a Burroughs facsimile signature and the actual signature of illustrator, Michael Kaluta on the limitation page. Octavo. 63 pages. Publisher's lavender cloth with gilt titles, and a full-color illustration mounted to the front board. Housed in publisher's matching slipcase. Fine condition.

    The Monster Men
    . Chicago: A. C. McClurg & Co., 1929. First edition, with the McClurg acorn device on the copyright page. Twelvemo. 304 pages. Publisher's light brown cloth with green titles. Original pictorial dust jacket by J. Allen St. John. Very minimal shelf wear to the boards. Internal textblock very clean and bright. Dust jacket lightly dust-soiled and rubbed, with the spine somewhat faded. A strong, very good copy.

    The Moon Maid
    . Chicago: A. C. McClurg & Co., 1926. First edition, with "Published February, 1926" on the copyright page. Twelvemo. 412 pages. Publisher's blue cloth with black titles. Original pictorial dust jacket by J. Allen St. John. Moderate shelf wear and mild soiling to the boards, with the spine of the book slightly faded and concave. Textblock edges dust-soiled, with a small brown stain at the bottom of the fore-edge, not affecting the internal text. Small brown marginal stain on pages 62-63, as well, not touching the text. Otherwise, the internal textblock is clean. Minor paper loss to the dust jacket fold ends and along the folds, some wear at the spine ends, and mild dust-soiling to the panels and spine. A small amateur tape repair to the verso of the dust jacket at the rear spine fold can be seen from the front. All in all, an about very good copy.

    The Mucker
    . Chicago: A. C. McClurg & Co., 1921. First edition, with "Published October, 1921" on the copyright page. Twelvemo. 414 pages. Publisher's green cloth with red titles. Original pictorial dust jacket by J. Allen St. John. Moderate shelf wear to the book, with tiny spots of minor white staining scattered on the boards. Textblock edge dust-soiled, and internal text mildly toned, but otherwise clean. Soiling to most of the dust jacket, including a noticeable dark stain to the top half of the rear panel and spine. Minor paper loss at the fold ends, which have been reinforced with a number of tape repairs to the verso of the dust jacket. A very good copy of the book in a dust jacket difficult to find in any condition.

    The Oakdale Affair / The Rider
    . Tarzana: Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc. Publishers, [1937]. First edition, so stated on the copyright page. Twelvemo. 172 and 144 pages, respectively. Publisher's blue pebbled cloth with red titles. Original pictorial dust jacket by John Coleman Burroughs. Moderate wear to the spine, edges, and corners of the boards, with a noticeable bump to the top corner of the front board. Spine a touch faded. The endpapers and edges of the textblock mildly toned, but the internal text is sound and clean. Dust jacket has been vertically folded five times, possibly for storage, at the middle of the panels and spine, and just inside the flaps. Otherwise, the dust jacket is in great condition. A very good copy of this two-for-one Burroughs title.

    The Outlaw of Torn
    . Chicago: A. C. McClurg & Co., 1927. First edition, first printing, with the McClurg acorn device on the copyright page. Twelvemo. 298 pages. Publisher's red cloth with gilt titles. Original pictorial dust jacket by J. Allen St. John. Mild shelf wear to the boards, with a small amount of ink staining in the spine folds of the book. Textblock edges show minor foxing, which does not affect the internal text. Endpapers toned, with a previous bookshop's price sticker affixed to the rear pastedown. Minor soiling and edge wear to the dust jacket, including very minimal paper loss at the fold ends and bottom edge, and a one and a half inch closed tear at the top edge of the front panel. Overall, a very good copy of a rare Burroughs book.

    Pellucidar
    . Chicago: A. C. McClurg & Co., 1923. First edition, with "Published September, 1923" on the copyright page. Twelvemo. 322 pages. Publisher's red cloth with black titles. Original pictorial dust jacket by J. Allen St. John. Minor wear at the spine ends and corners. Minor dust-soiling to the textblock edges. Internal contents very clean and bright. Noticeable wear to the edges of the dust jacket, with moderate paper loss to the spine head, affecting the "id" in "Pellucidar", and the front flap fold. Tape repairs on the verso of the dust jacket can be seen from the front along the length of the top edge, the middle and tail of the spine, and along the front flap fold. A very good book in the rare, though somewhat distressed dust jacket.

    Pirates of Venus
    . Tarzana: Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc. Publishers, [1934]. First edition, so stated on the copyright page. Twelvemo. 314 pages. Publisher's blue pebbled cloth with red titles. Original pictorial dust jacket by J. Allen St. John. Minimal wear at the spine ends. Mildly bumped corners, and a small abrasion to the front board at the bottom of the "P" in "PIRATES." Previous owner's name on the front pastedown. Minor foxing to the endpapers and textblock edge, not affecting the internal text. Minimal edge wear to the dust jacket. A very good copy in a superb dust jacket.

    A Princess of Mars
    . Chicago: A. C. McClurg & Co., 1917. First edition, with "Published October, 1917" and "W. F. HALL PRINTING COMPANY, CHICAGO" on the copyright page. Twelvemo. 327 pages. Publisher's brown cloth with red titles. Original pictorial dust jacket by Frank E. Schoonover. Moderate shelf wear and very minimal rubbing to the boards. Internal textblock very clean. Mild paper loss to the fold ends of the dust jacket, with a few tiny closed tears at the edges. A very good book in a beautiful, unrestored dust jacket.

    The Return of Tarzan
    . Chicago: A. C. McClurg & Co., 1915. First edition, with "Published March, 1915" and "W. F. HALL PRINTING COMPANY, CHICAGO" on the copyright page. Twelvemo. 365 pages. Publisher's green cloth with gilt titles. No dust jacket. Moderate shelf wear to the boards, with mildly bumped corners. Light dust-soiling to the textblock edges. Overall, a very good copy.

    Savage Pellucidar
    . New York: Canaveral Press, 1963. First edition. Octavo. 274 pages. Publisher's light blue cloth with dark blue titles. Original pictorial dust jacket by J. Allen St. John. Minimal shelf wear to the book and jacket, else a near fine copy.

    The Son of Tarzan
    . Chicago: A. C. McClurg & Co., 1917. First edition, first printing, with "Published March, 1917" and "W. F. HALL PRINTING COMPANY, CHICAGO" on the copyright page, and lacking the dedication leaf to Hulbert Burroughs. Inscribed and signed "To M R Keith Esq with the best wishes of his friend Edgar Rice Burroughs Sept. 26, 1917" on the front free endpaper. Mr. Keith's ownership stamp on the rear pastedown. Twelvemo. 394 pages. Publisher's green cloth with gilt titles. Original pictorial dust jacket by J. Allen St. John. Moderate shelf wear to the boards, with mildly bumped corners. Spine cocked. Thumb-soiling to the textblock edges, but the internal textblock is clean and bright. Minimal paper loss at the fold ends and the spine ends. A quarter-sized tape repair to the top of the front flap. A very good copy.

    Swords of Mars
    . Tarzana: Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc. Publishers, [1936]. First edition, so stated on the copyright page. Twelvemo. 315 pages. Publisher's blue cloth with red titles. Top edge stained red. Original pictorial dust jacket by J. Allen St. John. Minimal shelf wear. Very mild toning to the textblock. Minimal shelf wear to the dust jacket, as well, due to its having been archivally laminated at some earlier date. A near fine copy.

    Synthetic Men of Mars
    . Tarzana: Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc. Publishers, [1940]. First edition, so stated on the copyright page. Twelvemo. 315 pages. Publisher's blue cloth with red titles. Top edge stained red. Original pictorial dust jacket by John Coleman Burroughs. Moderate shelf wear to the book, including a tiny nick at the bottom edge of the front board, with tiny spots of minor white staining scattered on the boards. Textblock edge dust-soiled, and internal text mildly toned, but otherwise clean. Previous owner's bookplate affixed to the front pastedown. Minimal edge wear to the dust jacket, with light dust-soiling and rubbing to the panels. All in all, a very good copy.

    Tales of Three Planets
    . New York: Canaveral Press, 1964. First edition, so stated on the copyright page. Octavo. 282 pages. Publisher's blue cloth with black titles. Original pictorial dust jacket by Roy G. Krenkel. Moderate shelf wear to the boards, lightly rubbed corners, and a small bit of discoloration along the spine folds. Minimal thumb-soiling to the textblock edges. Minor paper loss at a few fold ends, some toning, and minor edge wear to the dust jacket, else a very good copy.

    Tanar of Pellucidar
    . New York: Metropolitan Books Publishers, [1930]. First edition. Twelvemo. 312 pages. Publisher's dark blue cloth with black titles. Original pictorial dust jacket by Paul F. Berdanier. Minimal wear to the spine ends, and two pen-point stains on the rear board. Textblock lightly toned, but overall very clean and tight. Minor wear to the dust jacket edges, and a lightly sunned spine. Overall, a solid, very good Burroughs title.

    Tarzan and the Ant Men
    . Chicago: A. C. McClurg & Co., 1924. First edition (Currey binding A), with "A. C. McCLURG/& CO." on the spine and "Published September, 1924" on the copyright page. Twelvemo. 346 pages plus "How Burroughs Wrote the 'Tarzan Tales'" by Robert H. Davis. Publisher's brown cloth with dark brown titles. Original pictorial dust jacket by J. Allen St. John. Minimal shelf wear. Light toning to the textblock. Minor wear to the dust jacket edges, especially at the ends of the folds, else a beautiful near fine copy.

    Tarzan and the Castaways
    . New York: Canaveral Press, 1965 [i.e., 1964]. First edition, so stated on the copyright page. Octavo. 229 pages. Publisher's crimson cloth with black titles. Original pictorial dust jacket by Frank Frazetta. Very light wear to the book and dust jacket. Near fine condition.

    Tarzan and the City of Gold
    . Tarzana: Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc. Publishers, [1933]. First edition, so stated on the copyright page. Twelvemo. 316 pages. Publisher's blue pebbled cloth with red titles. Top edge stained red. Original pictorial dust jacket by J. Allen St. John. Minimal wear to the book and dust jacket. Light thumb-soiling to the textblock edge and dust jacket. A very good, attractive Burroughs title.

    Tarzan and the Forbidden City
    . Tarzana: Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc. Publishers, [1938]. First edition, so stated on the copyright page. Twelvemo. 315 pages. Publisher's blue pebbled cloth with red titles. Top edge stained red. Original pictorial dust jacket by John Coleman Burroughs. Minimal shelf wear to the boards. Minor toning to the textblock. Minor paper loss at the spine ends and fold ends of the dust jacket. Minor dust-soiling to the jacket as well. A very good copy.

    Tarzan and "The Foreign Legion
    ." Tarzana: Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc. Publishers, [1947]. First edition, so stated on the copyright page. Twelvemo. 314 pages. Publisher's blue pebbled cloth with red titles. Top edge stained red. Original pictorial dust jacket by John Coleman Burroughs. Minimal wear at the spine ends and corners. Textblock remarkably clean. Minor wrinkling and creasing along the edges of the dust jacket, mostly at the spine ends and the flap fold ends. A beautiful, very good copy.

    Tarzan and the Golden Lion
    . Chicago: A. C. McClurg & Co., 1923. First edition, with "Published March, 1923" and "M. A. DONOHUE & CO., PRINTERS AND BINDERS, CHICAGO" on the copyright page. Twelvemo. 333 pages. Publisher's mustard green cloth with dark green titles. Original pictorial dust jacket by J. Allen St. John. Moderate shelf wear. Scattered minor soiling to the boards. Previous owner's name stamped on the front pastedown. Very minor toning to the textblock edges and endpapers. Minimal edge wear to the dust jacket, with a couple of tiny closed tears along the edges and one spot of paper loss at the bottom of the front flap fold. One minor tape repair to the verso of the dust jacket at the spine head. A very good copy.

    Tarzan and the Jewels of Opar
    . Chicago: A. C. McClurg & Co., 1918. First edition, with "Published April, 1918" and "W. F. HALL PRINTING COMPANY, CHICAGO" on the copyright page. Twelvemo. 350 pages. Publisher's green cloth with gilt titles. Original pictorial dust jacket by J. Allen St. John. Moderate wear to the spine and corners. Minor thumb-soiling to the textblock edges, else very clean internally. Noticeable paper loss and closed tears along the edges and folds of the dust jacket, most notably at the spine ends. Significant clear tape repairs to the verso of the dust jacket. A very good copy in a nice jacket, rare in any condition of dust jacket.

    Tarzan and the Leopard Men
    . Tarzana: Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc. Publishers, [1935]. First edition, so stated on the copyright page. Twelvemo. 332 pages. Publisher's blue pebbled cloth with red titles. Top edge stained red. Original pictorial dust jacket by J. Allen St. John. Some edge wear to the boards. Lightly bumped corners. Spine sunned. Missing the front free endpaper. Tape abrasions and previous owner's bookplate affixed to the front pastedown. Hinges shaken, but holding. Textblock toned lightly around the edges, but clean. The laminated dust jacket shows rather well, with only minor edge wear visible. However, the flap folds have been realigned, and as such are slightly offset from their original folds when the jacket is put on the book. Despite its flaws, a very good copy.

    Tarzan and the Lion Man
    . Tarzana: Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc. Publishers, [1934]. First edition, so stated on the copyright page. Twelvemo. 318 pages. Publisher's gray cloth with red and black titles. Top edge stained red. Original pictorial dust jacket by J. Allen St. John. Mild edge wear. One small bump to the top edge of the front board and one to the bottom front corner. Light thumb-soiling to the textblock edges. Dust jacket notably soiled on the panels and spine, with minor scattered edge wear and minute paper loss at the fold ends. Very good.

    Tarzan and the Lost Empire
    . New York: Metropolitan Books Publishers, [1929]. First edition (Currey priority A), with "METROPOLITAN" at the base of the spine. Twelvemo. 313 pages. Publisher's orange cloth with black titles. Original pictorial dust jacket by A. W. Sperry. Minimal edge wear, and lightly rubbed corners. Textblock mildly toned. Minor toning and edge wear to the dust jacket. Overall, a near fine copy.

    Tarzan and the Madman
    . New York: Canaveral Press, 1964. First edition, so stated on the copyright page. Octavo. 236 pages. Publisher's light gray cloth with black titles. Original pictorial dust jacket by Reed Crandall. Re-priced with a "NOW $4.50" stamp on the front flap, which has transferred to the front free endpaper. Otherwise, a tight, fine copy.

    Tarzan and the Tarzan Twins with Jad-Bal-Ja the Golden Lion
    . The Big Big Book. Racine, Wisconsin: Whitman Publishing Company, [1936]. First edition, first binding (Currey priority A), with "TARZAN", a small circular picture of Tarzan, and EDGAR/RICE/BURROUGHS/4056" printed on the spine. Octavo. 314 pages. Pictorial boards. No dust jacket (as issued). Moderate wear to the binding, and mild toning to the text, else a very good copy.

    Tarzan at the Earth's Core
    . New York: Metropolitan Books Publishers, [1930]. First edition (Currey priority A), with "METROPOLITAN" at the base of the spine. Twelvemo. 301 pages. Publisher's green cloth with black titles. Original pictorial dust jacket by J. Allen St. John. Minimal shelf wear. Light toning to the textblock, but overall very clean. Minor edge wear to the dust jacket, mostly at the spine ends. One small tape repair to the verso of the dust jacket at the spine head, else a near fine copy.

    Tarzan Clans of America Official Guide
    . Tarzana: Tarzan Clans of America / Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc., 1939. Twelvemo. 32 pages. Staplebound in orange wrappers. Near fine condition. This official publication of the Edgar Rice Burroughs-sanctioned Tarzan Clans of America was intended "for the information of members only, and the Guide [could] never be shown to a non-member nor any of its contents divulged to any but members and honorary members." Included in the Guide are Clan passwords, songs, and the official "Dictionary of the Ape Language."

    Tarzan, Lord of the Jungle
    . Chicago: A. C. McClurg & Co., 1928. First edition, with the McClurg acorn device on the copyright page. Twelvemo. 377 pages. Publisher's green cloth with black titles. Original pictorial dust jacket by J. Allen St. John. Moderate shelf wear. Light foxing to the textblock edges. Minor edge wear to the dust jacket, and some dust-soiling, but really a remarkable jacket for a Burroughs book of this vintage. A solid, very good copy.

    Tarzan of the Apes
    . Chicago: A. C. McClurg & Co., 1914. First edition, first printing (Currey binding A, printing A), with no acorn device on the spine and "W. F. Hall Printing Company/Chicago" in two lines of Old English script on the copyright page. Octavo. 401 pages. Publisher's crimson cloth with gilt titles. Original unrestored pictorial dust jacket. Moderate shelf wear, with a small portion of the gilt lettering rubbed from the spine. Lightly rubbed corners. Binding a bit shaken, with the rear hinge starting. Previous bookshop's sticker applied to the rear pastedown. Textblock very clean. Moderate paper loss and closed tears along the edges and folds, only nominally affecting any text, including the "T" in "Tarzan" at both the head of the spine and on the front panel. Six small pieces of clear tape applied to the verso of the dust jacket to seal closed tears, mostly along the spine. All in all, a very good, unrestored first, first of one of the touchstones of genre book collecting.

    Tarzan's Quest
    . Tarzana: Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc. Publishers, [1936]. First edition, so stated on the copyright page. Twelvemo. 318 pages. Publisher's blue pebbled cloth with red titles. Top edge stained red. Original pictorial dust jacket by J. Allen St. John. Moderate shelf wear, with some rubbing and bumping to the bottom edge and corners. Spine lightly sunned. Textblock somewhat toned, but clean and tight internally. Dust jacket price-clipped, with only minimal edge wear, due to its having been archivally laminated at some earlier date. A very good copy.

    Tarzan the Invincible
    . Tarzana: Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc. Publishers, [1931]. First edition. Twelvemo. 318 pages. Publisher's blue pebbled cloth with red titles. Top edge stained red. Original pictorial dust jacket by Studley Burroughs. Moderate shelf wear and light soiling to the book. Some thumb-soiling and light staining to the textblock edges, not affecting the internal text. Minimal edge wear to the dust jacket. A portion of the front flap has been darkened, most notably on the verso, but can also be seen around the edges of the front flap. Overall, a very good copy.

    Tarzan the Magnificent
    . Tarzana: Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc. Publishers, [1939]. First edition, so stated on the copyright page. Twelvemo. 318 pages. Publisher's blue pebbled cloth with red titles. Top edge stained red. Original pictorial laminate state dust jacket by John Coleman Burroughs. Minimal shelf wear to the book. Textblock clean and tight. Minor edge wear and minimal paper loss around the edges of the jacket. A noticeable area of damp-staining present at the rear flap fold has worn away part of the emulsion of the dust jacket on the rear flap. A smaller stain also at the front flap fold. Overall, a very good copy.

    Tarzan the Terrible
    . Chicago: A. C. McClurg & Co., 1921. First edition, with "Published June, 1921" and "M. A. DONOHUE & CO., PRINTERS AND BINDERS, CHICAGO" on the copyright page. Twelvemo. 408 pages. Publisher's red cloth with black titles. Original pictorial dust jacket by J. Allen St. John. Minimal shelf wear, with lightly rubbed corners. Textblock clean and bright. Minor edge wear and minimal paper loss around the edges and at the fold ends of the jacket, most notably at the spine tail. All in all, a very good Burroughs title scarce in this condition.

    Tarzan the Untamed
    . Chicago: A. C. McClurg & Co., 1920. First edition, with "Published April, 1920" and "M. A. DONOHUE & CO., PRINTERS AND BINDERS, CHICAGO" on the copyright page. Twelvemo. 428 pages. Publisher's green cloth with black titles. Original pictorial dust jacket by J. Allen St. John. Mild spine, edge, and corner wear to the boards. Textblock toned around the edges, and at the endpapers. Minor edge wear and minimal paper loss around the edges and at the fold ends of the jacket, most notably at the spine ends. Clear tape repairs to the verso of the dust jacket, mostly to closed tears near the spine extremities. Panels lightly dust-soiled, but overall a very good copy of Untamed.

    Tarzan Triumphant
    . Tarzana: Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc. Publishers, [1932]. First edition. Twelvemo. 318 pages. Publisher's blue pebbled cloth with red titles. Top edge stained red. Original pictorial dust jacket by Studley Burroughs. Minimal shelf wear. Minor staining to the board edges, mostly along the bottom edge. Endpapers and textblock edges lightly foxed. Previous owner's bookplate affixed to the front pastedown. A couple of very small closed tears along the top edge. Very good condition.

    Tarzan Twins
    . Joliet, Illinois: The P. F. Volland Company, [1927]. First edition in the later release dust jacket. Octavo. 126 pages. Blue cloth over pictorial boards. Original dust jacket, issued to retailers to replace the original boxes in which the books were sold. Moderate shelf wear, with noticeable bumps and nicks around the boards. Previous owner's bookplate affixed to the front pastedown, and previous bookshop's sticker on the rear pastedown. Textblock clean and in great shape, save for a small marginal tear of page 75-76. Dust jacket was unfortunately housed for a long time in a protective sleeve for which it was too large. Subsequently, the jacket has warped, as well as showing several areas of paper loss and rubbing. Tape repairs to verso. A very good book in a good jacket.

    Thuvia, Maid of Mars
    . Chicago: A. C. McClurg & Co., 1920. First edition, with "Published October, 1920" and "M. A. DONOHUE & CO., PRINTERS AND BINDERS, CHICAGO" on the copyright page. Twelvemo. 256 pages. Publisher's olive green cloth with black titles. Original pictorial dust jacket by P. J. Monahan. Moderate spine and edge wear, with mildly bumped corners. Textblock clean and tight. Minor edge wear and minimal paper loss around the edges and at the fold ends of the jacket, most notably at the spine ends. Minor rubbing and dust-soiling also evident on the jacket, else a very good Burroughs rarity.

    The War Chief
    . Chicago: A. C. McClurg & Co., 1927. First edition, with the McClurg acorn device on the copyright page. Twelvemo. 383 pages. Publisher's orange cloth with dark red titles. Original pictorial dust jacket by J. Allen St. John. Mild shelf wear, with light dust-soiling to the rear board. Dust-soiling also to the textblock edge. Minor edge wear and minimal paper loss around the edges and at the fold ends of the jacket. Panels dust-soiled. Two closed gouge marks in the center of the spine do not affect any text. Overall, a very good copy.

    The Warlord of Mars
    . Chicago: A. C. McClurg & Co., 1919. First edition, first printing (Currey priority A), with "W. F. HALL PRINTING COMPANY, CHICAGO" on the copyright page and "A. C./McCLURG/&CO." set in three lines at the base of the spine. Twelvemo. 296 pages. Publisher's red cloth with gilt titles. Original pictorial dust jacket by J. Allen St. John. Moderate shelf wear. Textblock edges lightly toned, but the internal textblock is clean and bright. Substantial paper loss to the dust jacket, specifically at the edges, rear panel, and along the front flap fold. Interestingly, the only text affected by the loss is the "T" in "The" and the "ORD" in "WARLORDS" on the front panel. There is also some rubbing and dust-soiling on the dust jacket, as well. Several tape repairs can be seen on the verso of the dust jacket. Overall, a very good book in a rare, though somewhat weathered dust jacket.

    The Wizard of Venus
    . New York: Ace Publishing Corporation, [1970]. First edition, first printing, with "Ace Book 90190" on the cover and no Roy Krenkel, Jr. sketch on the title page. Twelvemo. 158 pages. Illustrated wrappers. One small tear to the top of the back cover, else near fine.

    You Lucky Girl
    . [Hampton Falls, Rhode Island:] Donald M. Grant, Publisher, [1999]. First edition, number 59 of 750 numbered copies signed by Danton Burroughs (Introduction), Ned Dameron (artist) and Dr. Henry H. Heins (essay). Octavo. 169 pages. Original pictorial dust jacket and housed in publisher's slipcase. As new in the original shrinkwrap.


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