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The Son of Tarzan by  Edgar Rice BURROUGHS - Hardcover - 1918 - from Main Street Fine Books & Manuscripts, ABAA (SKU: 46700)

The Son of Tarzan

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The Son of Tarzan

by BURROUGHS, Edgar Rice

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Chicago: A.C. McClurg & Co, 1918. Hardcover. Illustrations by J. Allen St. John. Small 8vo. Green cloth with gilt lettering. 394pp. Frontispiece, line drawings Very good. Mild binding edgewear only, mainly at spine head/tail; text block tight and nice, with a few occasional spots; front flyleaf ownership signature. A tight, decent early printing of the fourth Tarzan title (first published 1917), with no W.F. Hall noted on copyright page.

Synopsis

The Son of Tarzan is Edgar Rice Burroughs' fourth novel in the Tarzan series. First serialized between 1915 and 1916 in All-Story Weekly, it was published as a novel in 1917. Narrowly surviving his encounter with his enemy Tarzan in The Beasts of Tarzan, Alexis Paulvitch has a score to settle. He lures Tarzan's son Jack away from London and captures him, only to have Jack escape into the jungle that Tarzan once called home. With the help of an ape named Akut, Jack soon finds his place among the great apes, as his father did before him. But after rescuing the beautiful young woman named Meriem, the disaffected young man and the mistreated young woman must learn to live and love together in the dangerous jungle.

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Bookseller
Main Street Fine Books & Manuscripts, ABAA US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
46700
Title
The Son of Tarzan
Author
BURROUGHS, Edgar Rice
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used
Quantity available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
A.C. McClurg & Co
Place of Publication
Chicago
Date published
1918
Bookseller catalogs
Books; American Literature;

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Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched...[more]
Copyright page
The page in a book that describes the lineage of that book, typically including the book's author, publisher, date of...[more]
spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....[more]
tight
Used to mean that the binding of a book has not been overly loosened by frequent use.
gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...[more]
text block
Most simply the inside pages of a book.  More precisely, the block of paper formed by the cut and stacked pages of a...[more]

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