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Edgar Rice Burroughs: The Man Who Created Tarzan

Porges, Irwin; Intro by Ray Bradbury; foreword by Hulbert Burroughs ; Ackeman, Forrest J.

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ISBN 10: 0842500790 / ISBN 13: 9780842500791
Editorial: Brigham Young University Press, Provo, Utah, 1976
Usado Condición: Near Fine Encuadernación de tapa dura
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-----The scan you see is the book you get. Quarter bound in black faux leather hard cover, green cloth boards with gilt on spine, headband, (xix) 820 pages, filled with photos and illustrations, ink name on inside front board, dust jacket is in Very Good Plus condition with minor shelf wear. "On a July day in 1911 Edgar Rice Burroughs sat in a small office at the intersection of Market & Monroe streets in Chicago. He had borrowed desk space from a friend in order to launch his latest entrerprise, an agency for the sale of pencil sharpeners. The salesmen who responded to his ads were sent out on a commission basis. "They did not sell any pencil sharpeners,' he noted, 'but in the leisure moments, while I was waiting for them to come back to tell me that they had not sold any." Thus begins the first chapter of Edgar Rice Burroughs: The Man Who Created Tarzan. while he waited for the salesmen to return, Burroughs began to write "Under the Moons of Mars" (A Princess of Mars), the first of many works that have made him one of the world's most interesting writers." Contents include: Foreword by Hulbert Burroughs / Preface / Intro: "Tarzan, John Carter, Mr. Burroughs, and the Long Mad Summer of 1930" by Ray Bradbury / Prologue - The Creative Decision / The Early Years: Childhood & a First Adventure / Schooling, Rebellion, and Discipline / The Long Journey to Adulthood / The Seventh Cavarlry and Beyond / Marriage, Wanderings, and Reality / Frantic Years and a Taste of Success / From Medievalism to the Jungle / The Outlaw of Torn / Tarzan of the Apes / Writing as a Profession / The Prolific Period / A California Sojourn / From Stories to Movies / The Writer at Home / Film Frustration / Travels & World War I / Auto-gypsying / Writer-patriot / A California Setting / Gentleman Farmer / Tarzana - Family, Business, Creativity / Troubled Times / Problems at Home and Abroad / Social Commentator, Columnist / Diverse Writings / Bewildering Variety & Change / Minor and Major Momey-makers / Personal Crisis & Adjustment / From California to Hawaii / Burroughs-Tarzan Films / War Correspondent / Venus-Mars-Pellucidar Series and Other Works / Home to Peace and Serenity / Last Years with the family / Notes / Appendixes: Major George & Mary Evaline; Genealogy; Edgar Rice Burroughs, Fiction writer: An Autobiographicla Sketch; List of ERB's Complete Works; Reminiscences of Hulbert Burroughs; "Of Beans and Rice" by Forrest J. Ackerman / The Author ; index. Check out the scans. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. N° de ref. de la librería 005412

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Título: Edgar Rice Burroughs: The Man Who Created ...

Editorial: Brigham Young University Press, Provo, Utah

Año de publicación: 1976

Encuadernación: Hard Cover

Condición del libro: Near Fine

Condición de la sobrecubierta: Very Good Plus

Edición: 1st Edition 3rd Printing.

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Stated first edition, first printing bound in black and mustard colored cloth. The book measures approximately 9" x 11 1/2". 819 pages. A Near Fine copy in a Very Good dust jacket. There are light bumps at the bottom corners. Rubs at the base of the spine. Tanning to the page margins. The dust jacket has a vertical 2" closed split at the lowr right corner of the front panel. Dust spotting and soiling to the spine and at the folds. Rubbing to the front panel. Small splits to the corners. Shipping weight is approximately eight pounds. Additional shipping charges will apply to international orders.

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