Lot 95: 2 firsts SIGNED by Philip Jose Farmer.
December 1, 2016
Falls Church, VA, USALive Auction
Description: Farmer, Philip Jose. 2 Signed First Editions. ++ THE ADVENTURE OF THE PEERLESS PEER by John H. Watson, M.D., Edited by Philip Jose Farmer, American Agent for the Estates of Dr. Watson, Lord Greystoke, David Copperfield, Martin Eden, and Don Quixote. Boulder, CO: Aspen Press, 1974. Currey p183. 8vo. Orange-red cloth (actually texturized paper), in dj. Near fine. Signed on half title. ++ MOTHER WAS A LOVELY BEAST: A Feral Man Anthology. Radnor, PA: Chilton Book Company, (1974). 8vo. White cloth, in dj. Near fine. Signed on initial blank page. 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. 1.4 Lb.