Lot 88: 9 Edgar Rice Burroughs modern editions, references
December 1, 2016
Falls Church, VA, USALive Auction
Description: Burroughs, Edgar Rice. 9 Editions. ++ TARZAN OF THE APES. (First Edition Society), facsimile of the edition by A. C. McClurg, 1914. ++ Burroughs and Joe R. Lansdale. TARZAN: THE LOST ADVENTURE. Dark Horse Books, (1995). After Burroughs died in 1950, an 83-page manuscript of an unfinished novel was found in his home. Lansdale completed it in the form of a comic. It was later published in book form, as this edition. #258 of 1000. ++ THE ALL-STORY. Facsimile of the Oct. 1912 issue, which included a first edition of TARZAN OF the APES. ++ TARZAN: Retold by Robert D. San Souci, illustrated by Michael McCurdy. Signed by Robert D. San Souci and inscribed to Petras on ffep. ++ EDGAR RICE BURROUGHS MINIDOKA: 937th Earl of One Mile Series M. (Dark Horse, 1998). One of 575. ++ Allan Howard Gross. FAREWELL PELLUCIDAR. (nd). Signed by Gross on title page. ++ Brueckel and Harwood. HERITAGE OF THE FLAMING GOD. Spokane, WA: Waziri Publications, (1999). One of 500. ++ Alan Hanson. A CHRONO-LOG OF THE TARZAN SERIES. Waziri, (1990). ++ James Van Hise (ed.). EDGAR RICE BURROUGHS FANTASTIC WORLDS. (Yucca Valley, CA: Privately published), (1996). ++ 8vo/4to. 4 hardcover (3 in dj, 2 in slipcase), 5 softcover. 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. 9.8 Lb.