Lot 98: 4 signed firsts (1968-1970): Philip Jose Farmer.
December 1, 2016
Falls Church, VA, USALive Auction
Description: Farmer, Philip Jose. 4 Signed First Editions. Paperback, preceding the hardcover. ++ A FEAST UNKNOWN: Volume IX of The Memoirs of Lord Grandrith. North Hollywood: An Essex House Original, (1969). Currey p184. $1.95 and 0121 at upper right portion of front wrap, Adults Only at lower right. ++ THE IMAGE OF THE BEAST [An Exorcism: Ritual I]. An Essex House Original, (1968). $1.95 price and 0108 in upper right portion of front wrap. Currey p184. ++ BLOWN: OR SKETCHES AMONG THE RUINS OF MY MIND (An Exorcism: Ritual 2). An Essex House Original, (1969). 020139 and $1.95 price in upper right portion of front wrap. Currey p183. ++ PHILIP JOSE FARMERS LOVE SONG. North Hollywood: A Brandon House Book, (1970). Currey p185. $1.95 at upper right of front wrap. 98H-6134 at top-center. ++ Farmer signed the first preliminary page of each. 12mo. Very good, slightly cocked, inconsequential corner wear. 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.