TARZAN THE UNTAMED. Chicago: A. C. McClurg & Co., 1920. Octavo, pp. [1-8] 1-428, nine inserted plates with illustrations by J. Allen St. John, original olive-green cloth, front and spine panels stamped in brown. First edition, first printing. Tarzan fights with the British against the Germans in Africa during World War I. The lost city of Xuja, inhabited by a race of people so ingrown that they are all mad, is found in North Africa. Total of 77,000 copies printed. There were multiple printings, at least two, totaling 77,000 copies, the last dated 1921. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 322. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 127. In 333. Bleiler (1978), p. 36. Reginald 02335. Heins TU-1. A bright, fine copy in bright, very good four-color pictorial dust jacket (reproducing painting by J. Allen St. John on front panel) backed with non-acidic rice paper, with professional restoration, including several patch-ins with skillful coloring to blend in with the rest of the mostly original jacket. (#148427).
"Published April, 1920" on copyright page.