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Volume 933
ERB  portrait by John Coleman Burroughs
From 
Tarzana, California
The Danton Burroughs 
Family Archive
Danton Burroughs

The Joan Burroughs Pierce
Personal Library
Dedications & Autographs
from her father,
Edgar Rice Burroughs

ERB's Daughter Joan with husband James Pierce


THE RETURN OF TARZAN 
A.C. McClurg ~ March 1915
THE BEASTS OF TARZAN
A. C. McClurg ~ March 1916
To my dear daughter - Joan
with love
Edgar Rice Burroughs
Tarzana Ranch
To my dear little Joan this first copy
of the first book which has  been dedicated
to you, later; but with no greater love
than goes with this
from,
Papa
February 24, 1916
Oak Park, Illinois
THE SON OF TARZAN
A. L. Burt ~ 1918
TARZAN AND THE JEWELS OF OPAR
Grosset and Dunlap ~ 1940
With love to Joan
from Papa
Tarzana Ranch
Jan 1923
To my dear daughter
with lots of love
Edgar Rice Burroughs
JUNGLE TALES OF TARZAN
Grosset & Dunlap ~ 1940
TARZAN THE UNTAMED
Grosset & Dunlap ~ 1922
Dear Joan
If only God had given me a
gift for noble poetry
Then what?
Doutless I would, old and
rheumatic,
Be starving now in some bare
attic
But he didn't
So I have to starve
elsewhere
Love
Papa
Dear Joan
I wish that I might
here indite
Something witty
Something bright
But when God installed
my brain
He put in something
else again
Papa
TARZAN THE TERRIBLE
A.C. McClurg ~ June 1921
TARZAN AND THE GOLDEN LION
A.C. McClurg ~ March 1923
To
My sweet little old daughter
Joan, with lots and lots
of love
        Edgar Rice Burroughs
Tarzana Ranch
July 1, 1921
To my dear daughter
Joan Burroughs
with love from
Papa
March 28, 1923
Tarzana Ranch
TARZAN AND THE ANT MEN
A.C. McClurg ~ September 1924
TARZAN AND THE ANT MEN
A.C. McClurg ~ September 1924
To dear little Joan
with love
from
Papa
Los Angeles
October 22, 1924
To Jim Pierce
Hoping your luck
holds
Edgar Rice Burroughs
March 16, 1928
May Store

With Maureen O'Sullivan at a later book-signing event at the May Company
With Maureen O'Sullivan at a later book-signing event at the May Company

TARZAN, LORD OF THE JUNGLE
A.C. McClurg ~ September 1928
TARZAN AT THE EARTH'S CORE
Metropolitan ~ Nov. 28, 1930
With love and Best wishes
to Joan and Jim
Ed
Tarzana
Oct. 28, 1928
To Joan and Jim
with love
Septicemia
Tarzana
California
TARZAN THE INVINCIBLE
Burroughs ~ Nov 20, 1931
TARZAN TRIUMPHANT
Burroughs ~ Nov. 20, 1931
To
Joan
with love
Papa
Tarzana
November 17, 1931
To
Joan, Jim, and Joan II
with love - on the day of
publication of
Old Septicaemia
September 1, 1932
Malibu La Costa
TARZAN AND THE CITY OF GOLD
Burroughs ~ Sept. 1, 1933
TARZAN AND THE LION MAN
Burroughs ~ Sept. 1, 1934
To Joan, Jim and Joan II
with love and best wishes
OB
Malibu
August 27, 1933
To Joan
with lots of love
Papa
Tarzana
Aug 15, 1934
TARZAN AND THE LEOPARD MEN
Burroughs ~ Sept. 7, 1935
TARZAN'S QUEST
Burroughs ~ Sept. 1, 1936
To my dear Joan
with a great deal of love
Papa
Tarzana
July 8, 1935
To Joan
with oceans of love
Papa
Tarzana
August 26, 1936
TARZAN AND THE FORBIDDEN CITY
Burroughs ~ Sept. 15, 1938
TARZAN THE MAGNIFICENT
Burroughs ~ Sept. 25, 1939
To my darling daughter
with love
    Edgar Rice Burroughs
Tarzana, Calif.

Oct. 12, 1938
To my darling sister
with love
John Coleman Burroughs

To
Mike "Two Gun" Pierce
with love from his
grandfather
Edgar Rice Burroughs
Honolulu
September 24, 1941
TARZAN THE MAGNIFICENT
Burroughs ~ Sept. 25, 1939
TARZAN AND THE FOREIGN LEGION
Burroughs ~ August 22, 1947
To Joan
with all the love in the world
Papa
9/11/39
ERB cartoon sketch in water colour of Tarzan, Giraffe and Lion)
To Joan
with love
Papa
Tarzana
July 3, 1947
AT THE EARTH'S CORE
A.C. McClurg ~ July 22, 1922
THE MUCKER
A.C.McClurg ~ Oct 31, 1921
To
Joan of Tarzana
with lots of love
From
Papa
(alias Edgar Rice Burroughs)
Tarzana
Aug. 6, 1922
To
Art Accrd
with best wishes
from his friends
Joan Burroughs
and
Edgar Rice Burroughs
Tarzana Ranch
In the Days of Buffalo Bill
3/28/22
THE GIRL FROM HOLLYWOOD
Macauley ~ Aug 10, 1923
THE ETERNAL LOVER
Grosset & Dunlap ~ 1927
To my dear little girl
with love from
            Papa
Tarzana Ranch
Aug 23, 1923
To Joan
Lots of love
Papa
THE MAD KING
A.C. McClurg ~ Sept. 18, 1926
THE MAD KING
A.C. McClurg ~ Sept 18, 1926
Dear Jim
If you can't sleep
read this,
Yours
Edgar Rice Burroughs
Tarzana Ranch
Oct 4, 1926

To James Pierce
Hollywood Hospital
L. A.

A young lady, Joan, had a beau
Who was six feet eleven, or meau
"My Gord! when I seed him
"I must cook a whole cow, remarked Jeau.

Which has nothing at all to do
with this book for
Joan
from
Papa
Tarzana Ranch
Dec. 1, 1926

THE OUTLAW OF TORN
A.C. McClurg ~ Feb 19, 1927
JUNGLE GIRL
Burroughs ~ April 15, 1932
To
The dear little
Leading lady
from her proud
father
Edgar Rice Burroughs
Tarzana
Mar 4, 1927
To Joan, Jim and Jan
with love
from
OB
Tarzana
April 29, 1932
OAKDALE AFFAIR AND THE RIDER
Burroughs ~ Feb 15, 1937
MISC: In wife Emma Burroughs' 
First Edition of THE MUCKER
To
Joan
with love always
Papa
Tarzana
March 3, 1937
"My first copy of the American edition;
rec'd Nov. 2, 1921, 
with love to Emma from Ed, 
Tarzana Ranch".
MISC: In Emma's first edition copy of
THE WAR CHIEF:
First publisher presentation edition of 
THE LAD AND THE LION
"To my dear wife, 
who has read forty nine of my stories - no fifty two
- and still lives.
Edgar Rice Burroughs 
Tarzana Ranch Sept. 27, 1927"
"Dear Ralph - 
Perhaps you have seen this book before, 
but I'll bet you haven't read it. 
One nice thing about your job is that 
you don't have to read the books you publish.
Yours, B. 
Tarzana Feb. 17, 1938"
(2 days after publication).
(Inscribed to Cyril Ralph Rothmund, President of the ERB, Inc. publishing company.)
 

Joan Burroughs PierceJoan, Marion and ERB ~ 1946Joanne Pierce (Joan II)

For more ERB Dedications, Autographs and Sketches see:
The Hulbert Burroughs Collection at:
http://www.angelfire.com/trek/erbzine15/erbz980.html
The Eddie Gilbert Collection starting at:
http://www.angelfire.com/trek/erbzine/erbz780.html
The Jane Ralston Burroughs Art Gallery
http://www.angelfire.com/trek/jrb/jrb06.html

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