TARZAN AT THE EARTH'S CORE. New York: Metropolitan Books, Inc. Publishers, . Octavo, pp. [1-2] [i-iv] v-vii [viii] [1-2] 3-301 [302: blank] [note: first leaf is a blank], inserted frontispiece with illustration by J. Allen St. John, original light green cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black. First edition, first binding with "METROPOLITAN" at base of spine panel. Tarzan joins the Jason Gridley expedition into the Earth's interior. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 314. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 123. Teitler 189. Bleiler (1978), p. 36. Reginald 02329. Heins TEC-1. A fine copy in good or better four-color pictorial dust jacket (wraparound illustration reproducing a painting by J. Allen St. John) with shallow chips from top and bottom edges, mostly at spine ends and corner tips, a couple of short closed tears at edges, and a tiny chip to front flap fold. A bright, attractive example of the very uncommon first printing jacket with "Metropolitan" imprint on the spine panel and $2.00 price printed on the front flap. (#151485).
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