Fair. Size: b-5401; Book is well read but remains a good reading copy with all of the pages and binding intact. The spine has bends and the cover has wear from reading including rubbing and bends. May have writing or highlighting. Quick response.
Powers, Dick (cover) Very Good. No Jacket. Mass Market. "Authorized Edition". First Ballantine paperback printing. Ballantine book #U2017. #17 in the Tarzan series. Brown cover, Cover painting by Dick Powers of Tarzan swinging on a vine across a waterfall. Textblock edges stained yellow. Last book listed on back is #22, "Tarzan and the Foreign Legion". "Like the great hunting beast that he is, Tarzan watchfully tracks the strangest safari Africa has ever seen; ten-ton trucks, cameras, tents, hundreds of porters, hunters, workmen-an endless snake coiling through his beloved jungle. Until they come to Bansuto country and the silent poisoned arrows of that savage tribe throw all the panoply of civilization into helpless panic! " Book is in very good condition, appearing read-once. Very minor shelfwear/dings. Paper and cover age-tanned. Binding is tight and firm. No store stamps, scribbles, markings, or dogeared pages found. Complete your Ballantine edition collection. Bookseller Inventory #BUR-621.
Fair. No Dustjacket. 136 pages. Paperback. Lightly tanned pages and firm binding with fair tanning on fore-edge. Covers are acceptable, fairly creased, teasing and losses from spine ends, with light tanning and rubbing on rear.
[0-345-21911-2] 1974, 3rd printing. (Mass market paperback)...Very good.......Light cover creases. Some checkmarks on the listing of Tarzan books on the back cover....Cover illustration by Robert Abbett....Series: Tarzan 17....(Science Fantasy)
Illustrated by J. Allen St. John; B & W Illustrations. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 8vo; , 5, [6-8], 9-318 pages A most attractive Edgar Rice Burroughs publication in tan-gray boards has a St. John decoration and lettering in blue. Fine condition in alike dust-jacket. The dust jacket follows the Grosset & Dunlap reprint pattern, not the first edition jacket by St. John; however, the book does have the St. John frontispiece. Zeuschner 632; Mr. Burroughs believes this to be the poorest Tarzan novel he had ever written; however, the editors of Liberty magazine called it the greatest Tarzan novel ever written, and thousands of their subscribers agreed with them. Burroughs' tale of a motion picture company in the wilds of Africa, two beautiful girls, ruthless Arabs, a half maniacal scientist, a tribe of gorillas that he taught to speak English, a coward who looks like Tarzan and Tarzan himself.
J. ALLEN ST. JOHN. FAIR. 5" X 7.5" Red top edge; Slight fraying to corners; Bookplate "The Orange Book Shop Anne Chiles; 85 Main st, Orange, NJ. Circulating Library Greeting Cards-Gifts Ph. Orange 3-7672" Book checked 18 times evidence of stamped dates of various colors Sept 6, 1934 to Mar 26, 1938 _PAB_
Octavo, pp. [1-4] 5-6 [7-8] 9-318 [319: ads] [320: blank], five inserted plates with illustrations by J. Allen St. John, original tan cloth, front and spine panels stamped in red and black, top edge stained red. First edition. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 121. Bleiler (1978), p. 36. Reginald 02324. Heins LiM-1. Spine panel just a bit darkened, else a fine copy in fine dust jacket. A nice copy. (#151483)
Octavo, pp. [1-4] 5-6 [7-8] 9-318 [319: ads] [320: blank], five inserted plates with illustrations by J. Allen St. John, original tan cloth, front and spine panels stamped in red and black, top edge stained red. First edition. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 121. Bleiler (1978), p. 36. Reginald 02324. Heins LiM-1. A fine copy in fine dust jacket with just a touch of smoke ghosting from the Burroughs warehouse fire. A very nice copy of this book. (#151435)
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