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    Pair of Tarzan Titles Inscribed by Burroughs
    to "Jane" Maureen Farrow

    Edgar Rice Burroughs. Tarzan and the Jewels of Opar. New York: Grosset & Dunlap, [1918]. Reprint. Inscribed by Burroughs on the free front endpaper: "To / Maureen Farrow / with best wishes / Edgar Rice Burroughs / Tarzana". Octavo. 350 pp. Black and white frontispiece illustration by J. Allen St. John. Publisher's red cloth, stamped in black. Top edge stained green (now rubbed). Cloth on spine worn at top and bottom with some loss, spotting to the covers and spine, backstrip faded and cockled. A good copy.
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    Edgar Rice Burroughs. Tarzan at the Earth's Core. New York: Grosset & Dunlap, [1930]. Reprint. Inscribed by Burroughs: "To / Maureen Farrow / with best wishes / Edgar Rice Burroughs / Tarzana". Octavo. 301 pp. Publisher's red cloth, stamped in black. Top edge stained green. Cloth on spine faded and a bit worn at edges, soiling. Altogether, a very good inscribed copy.
    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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