Tarzan of the Apes

Title

Tarzan of the Apes

Call Number

PS 3503 .B87 .T363 1914

Date of Publication

1914

Collection Size

1 bound volume; 319 pages

Restrictions

Open under the rules and regulations of the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections

Language

English

Historical Note

Edgar Rice Burroughs [1875-1950] was an American writer most well-known for his adventure and science fiction novels. Burroughs best known works are the Tarzan novels, the tales of Mars adventurer John Carter, and the stories of Pellucidar.

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Tarzan of the Apes is the first novel in the series relating the story of Tarzan, Lord Greystoke. It was first published as a serial in The All-Story in October 1912 and as a book in 1914. The novel chronicles Tarzan's adventures from his childhood raised by apes in the jungles of Africa to his contacts with Western society.

Additional Notes

The book is inscribed: Summer-1944 Luckett Davis

Provenance

Gift of Dr. Luckett Davis in April 2018

Publisher

Grosset & Dunlap

City

New York City, New York

Keywords

Fiction, Tarzan, Adventure, Pulp-Fiction

Disciplines

American Literature | American Popular Culture | Fiction

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