Lot 155 of 327:
Tarzan and the City of Gold inscribed w/jacket  

Click image to enlarge
Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$2,700
$1,500 - $2,000

Tarzan and the City of Gold

Burroughs, Edgar Rice

Tarzana, California

Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc.



Illustrated with 5 plates, including frontispiece by J. Allen St. John. (8vo), blue cloth lettered in red, original color illustrated jacket. First Edition.

Inscribed by Burroughs on the front free endpaper: "Wishing you a prosperous Washington's Birthday, Monte - Ed." Tarzan is captured by a lovely but insane princess in the golden city of lions. This is the first book published by Burroughs to clearly state First Edition on the copyright, an indication of his growing awareness of the value of his books to collectors. Rare inscribed copy with jacket. Heins T18.1; Zeuschner 554.

Lot Amendments

Some wear and soiling to jacket, minor chips and closed tears to edges, 1" vertical closed tear at heel of spine, light wear to cloth with light rubbing to extremities, rubbing with some loss of color to the "N' in Tarzan on the top board; very good or better volume in very good jacket.

Item number:
Shipping info:

We have a full service shipping department to ensure proper packing and safe delivery of purchases at reasonable cost. We are specialists at packing and shipping books and works on paper.   All lots purchased by the same client are combined for shipping in order to keep the cost as economical as possible.  Our preferred method for domestic shipments is UPS Ground but we can also ship via FedEx or USPS Priority Mail. We do NOT ship USPS Media Mail under any circumstances.For international orders we select the most appropriate carrier depending on the value and weight of the items purchased.  We are happy to accommodate special arrangements by request.

Invoices are sent out the day following the auction and include a minimum $10 handling fee plus actual shipping and insurance charges.

Shipping estimates can be obtained  by contacting [email protected] prior to the auction.


Terms and conditions


All accepted bids are contracts and are considered final and non withdrawable.


A buyer's premium of 20% will be applied to all purchases.


The person posting the bids online has to be the person who has registered for the auction.