Edgar Rice Burroughs - Tarzan of the Apes Signed Artist edition
The Artist Edition of Tarzan of the Apes is limited to 600 numbered sets signed by the artists and contributors.
This is the most elaborately illustrated title in the ERB Limited Edition Collection published by Edgar Rice Burroughs Inc. since 2015.
Each Artist Limited Edition Set Includes:
Book and Clamshell Box handcrafted in leather with letterpress title page, colour illustrated endpapers and printed on 70# Finch archival paper and signed by five of the contributors including Neal Adams and Thomas Yeates.
Fine workmanship: double gold-stamped titles and decorations, Symth-sewn binding, hand-built box, inserted colour plates.
Two Wraparound dust jackets fitted on each book featuring a new original Tarzan painting by Sanjulian, new colour endpapers by Daren Bader and a new version of the first edition dust jacket re-designed by Phil Normand.
With 28 tipped-in colour plates including a 4-page fold-out – featuring artwork by Frazetta, Brom, Foster, Manchess, St. John, Jones, Adams, Miller, Arting, Yeates, Kubert, Pettee, Patrick, Jusko, Hogarth and many more.
Includes 100 black & white Illustrations throughout the text by a host of artists and featuring 22 full-page illustrations for Tarzan of the Apes by Zdenek Burian and a 16-page Tarzan Artist’s Sketch Section.
With bonus items in each boxed set: Tarzan of the Apes Artifact Portfolio (1912-1914) - includes replicas of editor letters, manuscript pages, Munsey's check to ERB, the ALL-STORY Oct. pulp cover, contents and title pages (1912), the illustrated first installment of the first Tarzan of the Apes newspaper serialization (1913) & the A. C. McClurg advertising postcard, illustrated order form & the first edition book contract. (1914).. and too many more to list.
A vintage-style pen – with gold grip and gold-plated Esterbrook nib – a replica of the pen used by ERB to create Tarzan of the Apes.
Die-cast numbered colour stamp (2” x 3”), being a reproduction in metal of the rare 1914 advertising stamp designed by ERB to promote the first edition of Tarzan of the Apes with Fred Arting’s dust jacket art and design.