FINE AND RARE BOOKS AND AUTOGRAPHS

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Autograph. Edgar Rice BURROUGHS. Tarzan.

EUR 400,00
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EUR 800,00 / 1.000,00
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Autograph. Edgar Rice BURROUGHS. Tarzan.
 Edgar Rice BURROUGHS.
1875 ? 1950

Album sheet with Tarzan and autograph by Burroughs. 1926 ?To. E. Gaskell England from a great admirer of Englishmen Edgar Rice Burroughs Sept 29 1926 ?The sheet, of 296x425 mm., Includes: Burroughs' autograph card; another card with the signature of Lex Baxter; a color illustration depicting Lex Baxter playing Tarzan. Excellent condition.

Condition Report

Curious sheet of an English collector, with a cordial autograph of the author of Tarzan. The other autograph is by Lex Barker, stage name of Alexander Crichlow Barker, 1919 - 1950, who was the famous performer of Tarzan, in five films distributed by RKO Radio Pictures between 1949 and 1953. The color plate attached is the cover of the comic book "Tarzan and the Camera Huntress", published in 1952 by Dell Comics, with the actor's photo on a painted background: the illustration is of the famous Jesse Marsh, 1907-1966, the first artist to produce original comics of Tarzan.
thu 25 June 2020
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