Book #34586

Tanar of Pellucidar - 1st Edition

Edgar Rice Burroughs
Tanar of Pellucidar - 1st Edition. Edgar Rice Burroughs.

Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Size: 8vo
Publisher: New York: Metropolitan Books Publishers, 1929.
Illustrator: Illustrated by Paul F. Berdanier

First edition/first printing, dark blue cloth with black lettering in Very Good+ condition, lightly rubbed extremities in Very Good-, lightly spine-sunned dust-jacket with moderate edgewear and chipping. Zeuschner 520.

Tanar, that gallant adventurer of Edgar Rice Burrough enters into startling exploits. The Pellucidar is in the hollow center of the earth, a world of savage men and pre-historic beasts. Here dwell the Buried People, here is the Land of the Awful Shadow, here the Korsar pirates terrorize the sea-coast towns ; [ii], [6], 7-312 pages.

Price: $1,400.00

Author Bio

Edgar Rice Burroughs

Edgar Rice Burroughs (Sept. 1, 1875 – Mar. 19, 1950), Chicago born author, best known for his creation of the jungle legend Tarzan and the heroic Mars adventurer John Carter.

By 1911, after seven years of low wages, he was working as a pencil sharpener wholesaler and began to write fiction. Aiming his work at pulp fiction magazines, his first story Under the Moons of Mars was serialized in 1912. He soon took up writing full-time and by the time Under the Moons of Mars had finished, he had completed two novels, including Tarzan of the Apes. Burroughs also wrote popular science fiction and fantasy stories involving Earthly adventurers transported to various planets (e.g., Barsoom, Burroughs' fictional name for Mars, and Amtor, his for Venus). Tarzan was a cultural sensation when introduced and remains one of the most successful fictional characters of all times.