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

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$2,700
Estimate:
$1,500 - $2,000

Title:
Tarzan and the City of Gold

Author:
Burroughs, Edgar Rice

Place:
Tarzana, California

Publisher:
Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc.

Date:
[1933]

Description:

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

Condition:
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:
286549
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