ERB Firsts Title
ERB Firsts - First edition books by Edgar Rice Burroughs
1 Tarzan of the Apes 2 The Return of Tarzan 3 The Beasts of Tarzan 4 The Son of Tarzan
5 Tarzan & the Jewels of Opar 6 Jungle Tales of Tarzan 7 Tarzan the Untamed 8 Tarzan the Terrible
9 Tarzan & the Golden Lion 10 Tarzan and the Ant Men 11 The Tarzan Twins 12 Tarzan, Lord of the Jungle
13 Tarzan & the Lost Empire 14 Tarzan at the Earth's Core 15 Tarzan the Invincible 16 Tarzan Triumphant
17 Tarzan & the City of Gold 18 Tarzan and the Lion Man 19 Tarzan & the Leopard Men 20 Tarzan Twins with Jad-bal-Ja
21 Tarzan's Quest 22 Tarzan & the Forbidden City 23 Tarzan the Magnificent 24 Tarzan & the Foreign Legion
25 Tarzan & the Madman 26 Tarzan and the Castaways 27 Tarzan - The Lost Adventure

The Son of Tarzan

 

FIRST EDITION IDENTIFIERS:
A.C. McClurg is printed on the spine. A.C. McClurg made four printings of this title for a total of 32,000 copies.
The first and second printings have "1917" on the title page. The third and fourth printings have "1918" on the title page.

The earliest state does not include a dedication page to "Hulbert Burroughs". The 2nd, 3rd and 4th printing do have the dedication page (located after the copyright page). "W.F. Hall" is printed on the copyright page of the first, second, and third printing but is lacking on the fourth printing. There are illustrations by J. Allen St. John intermixed with text throughout.
As "1917" appears on the Title Page above it indicates this book to be a first or second printing. The photo on the right shows this book to be the first state of the first edition as it lacks a dedication page to "Hulbert Burroughs".
Above is a reproduction of the first edition dust jacket (see ERB Links list of places to purchase dust jackets).

REPRINT EDITIONS

A.L. Burt Reprint Editions

Spine has "A.L. Burt" printed at the bottom. Date of printing unknown Date of printing unknown Date of printing unknown
Reproduction of the 1st Burt edition from "The Dust Jacket Store".

   From 1918 until 1928 A.L. Burt reprinted this title in a number of variations as shown above. The lettering
   on the front cover and spine is in black. "A.L. Burt" is printed on the spine and title page.
 A.L. Burt did
   not include the date of the printing so many a novice incorrectly assumes the book to be a  first edition as
   the only date listed is the copyright date.

Grosset & Dunlap Reprint Editions

Date of printing unknown Spine has "Grosset & Dunlap" printed at the bottom. Date of printing unknown Date of printing unknown 1943 Madison Square war-time edition
Reproduction of the 1st G&D edition from "The Dust Jacket Store".

    From 1927 until 1943 Grosset & Dunlap reprinted this title in a number of variations with some of them
    shown above.  Mostly the colors of the books are some hue of red.   Grosset & Dunlap did not include
    the date of the printing so many a novice incorrectly assumes the book to be a first edition as the
    only date listed is the copyright date. The age of the book can often be approximated by examing the
    advertisements in the back of the book for other Edgar Rice Burroughs titles.

Last Auction Sale
12/12/2005
Average Time Between Sales
16.6 days
Total Books Sold
66
Last Updated:  1/1/2006
Low Price
Modal Price
Average Price
High Price
Average Condition
Total Sold
Book without Dust Jacket
$4
$48.5
$54.5
$250
Good+
66
Book with Dust Jacket
$0
$0
$0
$0
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0
Note: Auction sales tracked for 3 years from 01/01/03 to 12/31/05. All 4 states of this first edition were tracked.