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    Inscribed by Burroughs to His Daughter, Joan

    Edgar Rice Burroughs. Pirates of Venus. Tarzana: Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc., 1934. First edition. Warmly inscribed by ERB to his daughter, "To / Joan / with love / Papa / March 16 1934" on the half-title page. Octavo. 314 pages. Illustrated by J. Allen St. John. Publisher's original blue cloth lettered in red. A near fine copy, obviously lovingly preserved by his daughter. Joan Burroughs (1908-1972) was one of the author's two children from his first marriage to Emmy Hulbert. Fittingly, Joan married James Pierce, who was the fourth actor to portray Tarzan. From a private collection in North Carolina.


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    April, 2014
    2nd Wednesday
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