Tarzan the Magnificent
PS 3503 .B87 .T372 1939
Date of Publication
1 bound volume; 318 pages
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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.
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.
Gift of Dr. Luckett Davis in April 2018
Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc. Publishers
Fiction, Tarzan, Adventure, Pulp-Fiction
American Literature | American Popular Culture | Fiction
Burroughs, Edgar Rice, "Tarzan the Magnificent" (1939). Rare Books. 63.