Title: The Burroughs Cyclopaedia: Characters, ...
Publisher: McFarland & Company, Inc., Jefferson, NC
Publication Date: 1996
Binding: Hard Cover
Book Condition: As New
Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket As Issued
Edition: 1st. Edition, 1st. Printing.
Book Type: Review Copy
First Edition, First Printing. Maroon cloth binding with gilt stampings to front board and spine panel. New unread As New book without dust jacket as issued. Review copy with review letter laid in. Beautiful unblemished collectors copy. All our books are bubble wrapped and shipped in a sturdy box with Delivery Confirmation. NO remainder mark, NO previous owner markings or inscriptions, NOT price clipped, NOT a Book Club Edition, NOT an Ex-Lib. Bookseller Inventory # 006492
Synopsis: Edgar Rice Burroughs was not satisfied with creating characters and events within the world that we know; instead he created whole new worlds for histories, and he filled them with peoples, languages, cities, wars, plants, machines, and monsters that were believable to the reader, yet still alien and fantastic enough to thrill and delight.
From A-Kor, the keeper of the Towers of Jetan in Manator, through Zytheb, one of the priests of Brulor in Ashair, this is a comprehensive reference to the fantastic worlds of Burroughs. Each entry provides a complete definition, along with a reference to the book in which the entry appeared. For terms, the language, either actual (e.g., Latin and French) or Burroughs-created (e.g., The Tongue of the Great Ape or Pal-ul-don), from which it was derived is given.
About the Author: Reference librarian Clark A. Bradylives in LaPlace, Louisiana.
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