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Burroughs, Edgar Rice
Tarzan and the Forbidden City.
Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc. Publishers, Tarzana, 1938. First edition of the twentieth book in Burroughs' epic Tarzan series. Octavo, original blue cloth with titles stamped in red, frontispiece in color, illustrated by the author's son John Coleman Burroughs. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "To French C. Smith II Best Wishes Edgar Rice Burroughs." Fine in the rare original dust jacket which is in fine condition. Jacket art by John Coleman Burroughs. In exceptional condition. The noble savage Tarzan first appeared in Burroughs' 1912 story Tarzan of the Apes, published in the pulp magazine The All-Story and in book form two years later. An archetypal feral child raised in the African jungle by Mangani great apes, Tarzan spawned innumerable works in literature and film, including 25 sequels and the popular Tarzan movie franchise which lasted from the 1930s to the 1960s. The fifth novel in the series, Tarzan and the Forbidden City follows a young man named Brian Gregory who disappears in Africa and is saved by Tarzan, who has been enlisted by the lost boy's father and sister. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover; In Dust Jacket]
Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB [Palm Beach, FL, U.S.A.]
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