Tarzan's Quest

Title

Tarzan's Quest

Call Number

PS 3503 .B87 .T368 1936

Date of Publication

1936

Collection Size

1 bound volume; 318 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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Description

Tarzan's Quest is the nineteenth in the series relating the tales of Tarzan, Lord Greystoke. It was first published as a serial in Blue Book magazine from October 1935 through March 1936. Tarzan's wife, Jane (her first appearance since Tarzan and the Ant Men and her last appearance as a major character) becomes involved in a search for a bloodthirsty lost tribe which purportedly possesses an immortality mixture. Tarzan, his monkey companion Nkima, and Chief Muviro and his Waziri warriors are searching for Muviro's lost daughter Buira. Nkima's vital contribution to the adventure is recognized when he is made a recipient of the immortality treatment along with the human protagonists.

Additional Notes

The book is inscribed: Summer 1948 Luckett Davis

The book has a dust jacket

Provenance

Gift of Dr. Luckett Davis in April 2018

Publisher

Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc. Publishers

City

Tarzana, California

Keywords

Fiction, Tarzan, Adventure, Pulp-Fiction

Disciplines

American Literature | American Popular Culture | Fiction

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