Lot 90: 10 books on Tarzan, Edgar Rice Burroughs.
December 1, 2016
Falls Church, VA, USALive Auction
Description: [Burroughs, Edgar Rice] 10 Titles. ++ George T. McWhorter. BURROUGHS DICTIONARY. University Press of America, (1987). Ffep signed and inscribed For my good friend Phil Petras- a great ERB fan and collector! Best wishes/ George T. McWhorter/ Sept. 1, 1987. ++ Clark A. Brady. THE BURROUGHS CYCLOPAEDIA. McFarland, (1996). ++ Alan Hanson. THE WONDROUS WORDS OF EDGAR RICE BURROUGHS. (1998). Waziri Publications, #26 of 100 signed by Hanson. ++ Robert B. Zeuschner. EDGAR RICE BURROUGHS: The Exhaustive Scholars and Collectors Descriptive Bibliography of American Periodical, Hardcover, Paperback, and Reprint Editions. McFarland & Company, (1996). #10 of 300 with a bookplate signed by Zeuschner and a dustjacket. Ffep signed/inscribed This book is for Phil Petras, fellow Burroughs Bibliophile and one of the great ERB collectors, with warmest wishes/ Bob Zeuschner/ 12/13/96. ++ Erling B. Holtsmark. TARZAN AND TRADITION: Classical Myth in Popular Culture. Greenwood Press, (1981). ++ Holtsmark. EDGAR RICE BURROUGHS. Twayne Publishers, (1986). ++ William J. Boerst. EDGAR RICE BURROUGHS: CREATOR OF TARZAN. Greensboro: Morgan Reynolds, (2000). ++ Taliaferro. TARZAN FOREVER: The Life of Edgar Rice Burroughs, Creator of Tarzan. Scribner, (1999). ++ Sarkis Atamian. THE ORIGIN OF TARZAN. (1997). ++ Alex Vernon. ON TARZAN. (2008). ++ 8vo/4to. 7 hardcover (4 in dj), 3 in wraps. Mostly near fine. Provenance: Phil Petras Collection of Tarzan Memorabilia. Tarzan expert Phil Petras began collecting in 1972, and his material, including books, original artwork and autographs, reflects the ongoing popularity and changing portrayals of the fictional hero created in 1912 by author Edgar Rice Burroughs.