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    Inscribed to Actress
    Maureen O'Sullivan Farrow

    Edgar Rice Burroughs. Tarzan Lord of the Jungle. New York: Grosset & Dunlap, [1928]. Reprint, second printing of Grosset edition. Inscribed by Burroughs on the free front endpaper: "To / Maureen Farrow / all good wishes / Edgar Rice Burroughs / Tarzana". Octavo. 377 pp. Publisher's red cloth, stamped in black. Top edge stained green. Cloth on spine lightly worn at top, spine lightly faded and with a few soiled spots. Large closed tear from the bottom edge to the middle of page 313, affecting text. Altogether, an attractive copy in very good condition.
    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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