JUNGLE TALES OF TARZAN. Edgar Rice Burroughs.

JUNGLE TALES OF TARZAN. Chicago: A. C. McClurg & Co., 1919. Octavo, pp. [1-8] 1-319 [320: blank], five inserted plates with illustrations by J. Allen St. John and twelve full-page St. John illustrations in the text, original orange cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black. First edition, first printing, first binding with publisher's imprint on spine panel set on three lines. A series of twelve stories, "The New Stories of Tarzan," all first published monthly in BLUE BOOK, September 1916-August 1917. The stories, containing some of Burroughs's best writing, were collected in JUNGLE TALES OF TARZAN. A total of 63,000 copies of the book were printed. There were multiple printings, probably four, all dated 1919. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 319. Bleiler (1978), p. 35. Reginald 02286. Heins JT-1. A fine copy in bright, very good four-color pictorial dust jacket (reproducing painting by J. Allen St. John on front panel) with wear and shallow fraying at spine ends and corner tips, a tiny chip from upper spine end at front spine fold, and 16 mm closed tear at upper rear spine fold with mild associated creases at top edge of rear panel. The jacket presents well overall. (#151379).

Price: $3,500.00

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"Published March, 1919" on copyright page.