Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice

    Description

    Henry Hardy Heins: A Golden Anniversary Bibliography of Edgar Rice Burroughs Inscribed to Mrs. J. Allen St. Johns. (West Kingston: Donald M. Grant, 1964), revised edition of the 1962 first edition, 418 pages, illustrated with a selection of artwork from Burroughs' books and stories, maroon cloth with gilt titles, 4to (7" x 10.5"), near fine in a fine jacket. The inscription, on the ffep, reads in full "To Mrs. J. Allen St. John/ in memory of J. Allen/ who must have been a/ wonderful man./ All good wishes-/ Henry Hardy Heins". J. Allen St. John was the primary illustrator for Burroughs' books and magazine stories. His work is immediately recognizable and has become inextricably associated with Burroughs' work. Accompanying the book is a two-page letter on the author's church letterhead (the author was a Lutheran pastor in Albany, New York) to Mrs. St. John requesting, among other things, to use St. John's classic "Tarzan and the Golden Lion" illustration for the cover of this book. From the Ventura Collection.

    View all of [The Ventura Collection ]

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    April, 2007
    16th-17th Monday-Tuesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 1
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 511

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    19.5% of the successful bid (minimum $9) per lot.

    Sold on Apr 17, 2007 for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)
    Track Item

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Consign to the 2021 November 7 Guitars and Musical Instruments Signature Auction.

    Learn about consigning with us

    You reach a customer base that is in many ways completely unknown to the major auction houses, and your marketing to this base is as professional as one could hope for. As I continue to wind down my holdings.
    Michael Z.,
    Hawthorne, NY
    View More Testimonials

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search