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The Gilak's Guide to Pellucidar
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The 7-book Pellucidar series was written by the master storyteller, Edgar Rice Burroughs. Those books told the story of David Innes and Abner Perry's adventures in the savage land at the Earth's... More > core.
This new book by David Critchfield is the one and only guide to Pellucidar. It's full of information about the Earth's core: articles, maps, book summaries, family trees, languages, beliefs, publishing histories, a glossary of terms, and a list of articles written about Pellucidar. It's a must for fans of the series and a handy reference for Burroughs scholars and artists.
The book is illustrated by Harry Roland with all new Pellucidar art. Visit Roland's website at www.harryroland.com
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Tarzan at the Earth's Core
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Called from his home in the African jungle, Tarzan of the Apes joins the Jason Gridley expedition to seek the artic opening in the earth’s surface that leads to the inner world of Pellucidar.... More > Here, on land and sea and even in the air, lurk unknown perils. Tarzan is carried off in the talons of a ferocious bat-like creature to its mountain eyrie. Slashing his way through trackless forests and the dangerous swamps, outwitting his cruel human captors, Tarzan faces the most terrific encounters of his adventure-crammed life when, rescuing the beautiful Jana, known as The Red Flower, he falls into the hands of the reptile-men who, astride gigantic lizards, move with lightning speed and relentless ferocity to spread terror throughout the land.
Long available only with censored text, ERBville Press is proud to present the original First Edition book version of this novel in the Tarzan Series.< Less
Pellucidar is a fictional Hollow Earth milieu invented by Tarzan creator Edgar Rice Burroughs for a series of action adventure stories. In a notable crossover event between Burroughs' series, there... More > is Tarzan story in which the Ape Man travels into Pellucidar.
The stories initially involve the adventures of mining heir David Innes and his inventor friend Abner Perry after they use an "iron mole" to burrow 500 miles into Earth's crust. Later protagonists include indigenous cave man Tanar and additional visitors from the surface world, notably Tarzan, Jason Gridley, and Frederich Wilhelm Eric von Mendeldorf und von Horst.
In Burroughs' concept, the Earth is a hollow shell with Pellucidar as the internal surface of that shell.
Pellucidar is accessible to the surface world via a polar opening allowing passage between the inner and outer worlds through which a rigid airship visits in the fourth book of the series. Pellucidar actually has a greater land, as continents mirror surface oceans..< Less