Tarzan and the Forbidden City. Los Angeles: Edgar Rice Burroughs Inc, 1938. First Edition. Pp, 315. Publisher's coarse-grained cloth, lettered in red; in original first issue pictorial dust jacket. Light dust soiling to head & tail of spine, otherwise a near fine copy.
Striking dust jacket design & four half-tone plate illustrations by John Coleman Burroughs (the author's son).
Tarzan first appeared in Burroughs 1912 story 'Tarzan of the Apes,' published in the pulp magazine 'The All-Story' and in book form two years later. 'Tarzan and the Forbidden City' was the penultimate title in the 'Tarzan' series of twenty-four books. The finial title 'Tarzan and the Foreign Legion' was published in 1947, three years before the author's death.