Lot 84: EDGAR RICE BURROUGHS TARZAN IN COLOR. 21 Vols.
December 1, 2016
Falls Church, VA, USALive Auction
Description: [Burroughs, Edgar Rice] Hal Foster. EDGAR RICE BURROUGHS TARZAN IN COLOR. 21 Vols: 18 Vols (including 15B), plus Vols 1-2 of the softcover edition. Flying Buttress Classics Library/(Nantier Beall Minoustchine), (1993-96). 13 vols are signed, numbered and limited, but the limitation size varies. Vol 6 is #96 of 500 signed by Burne Hogarth on limitation leaf. Vols 7-8, Vol 12-14: #96 of 300. Vol 9: #96 of 310. Vols 10-11: #96 of 320. Vols 15-18: #96 of 140. Vol 15B, Vols 1-5, and the 2 from a softcover edition are not signed/limited. Reproduces Fosters Sunday comics from Mar. 15, 1931 to 1950. The 2 softcover vols cover 1933-1935. 4to, hardcover edition in djs. 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. 36.4 Lb.