TARZAN THE TERRIBLE. Chicago: A. C. McClurg & Co., 1921. Octavo, pp. [1-8] 1-408, nine inserted plates with illustrations by J. Allen St. John, one map, original red cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black. First edition, first printing. The eighth Tarzan book, a sequel to TARZAN THE UNTAMMED (1920). Seeking Jane, Tarzan enters the land of Pal-ul-don, inhabited by black and white races, both with tails, and prehistoric beasts. A total of 45,000 copies of the McClurg edition were printed. There were multiple printings, at least two, last dated 1922. Angenot and Khouri, "An International Bibliography of Prehistoric Fiction," SFS, VIII (March 1981), 42. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 323. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 126. Teitler 197. In 333. Bleiler (1978), p. 36. Reginald 02334. Heins TTe-1. Top edge of text block dusty, owner's name inked out on front free endpaper, a tight, very good copy with clean binding in good or better four-color pictorial dust jacket (reproducing painting by J. Allen St. John on front panel) with light wear along top and bottom edges with shallow loss at corner tips and at top and bottom edges of rear spine fold, two tiny chips from front panel, one at lower edges, the other at upper edge, several tiny closed tears at edges, four with very small internal tape mends, and some general dust soiling to spine and rear panels. The scarce jacket is attractive overall. (#151489).
"Published June, 1921" on copyright page.