Tarzan the Magnificent

Title

Tarzan the Magnificent

Call Number

PS 3503 .B87 .T372 1939

Date of Publication

1939

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 the Magnificent is the twenty-first in the series relating the tales of Tarzan, Lord Greystoke. It was first published as a serial in two separate stories in two different magazines. "Tarzan and the Magic Me ran in Argosy from September to October 1936, and "Tarzan and the Elephant Men" ran in Blue Book from November 1937 to January 1938. The two stories were combined under the title Tarzan the Magnificent in a book edition in 1939. Tarzan encounters a lost race with uncanny mental powers. He then revisits the lost cities of Cathne and Athne along with Chief Muviro and his Waziri warriors.

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

Tarzan the Magnificent

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