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Tarzan at the Earth's Core By Edgar Rice Burroughs
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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
Thuvia, Maid of Mars By Edgar Rice Burroughs
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This fourth volume in the Mars Series centers around the adventures of Carthoris, the son of John Carter, who made himself Warlord of Mars. Thuvia, daughter of a Martian emperor, is kidnapped by an... More > unsuccessful suitor for her hand. When Carthoris learns of the abduction he sets out to the rescue and many and startling are the adventures he encounters. There are battles with the terrible green men of Torquas, and with the even more ferocious deathless archers--creatures of the imagination who can be evoked by the power of will. This is a story which, once started, will be eagerly followed to the very end.< Less
The Warlord of Mars By Edgar Rice Burroughs
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A continuation of the wonderful adventures of John Carter of Virginia on the mysterious red planet. The story is full of thrilling situations and the reader is taken breathlessly from one exciting... More > adventure to another. There are desperate encounters with ferocious banths and other horrible creatures. Old acquaintances reappear, Tars Tarkas, Tardos Mors and other of the Jeddaks and we meet again the faithful Woola, ever ready in the defense of John Carter. There is a happy ending to the story in the union of the Warlord, the title conferred upon John Carter because of his desperate valor, with Dejah Thoris.< Less
The Gods of Mars By Edgar Rice Burroughs
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In this book, continuing the stirring adventures narrated in A Princess of Mars, sturdy John Carter of Virginia finds himself once more upon the strange planet forty-three million miles from earth.... More > How he recovers his wife and son; how he fights the great white apes and the "plant men", ferocious creatures with sucking mouths in the palms of their hands, and whose mighty tails swish their victims to instant death; and how he defies even Issus herself, terrible Goddess of Death, whom all Mars worships and reveres, are among the gripping episodes described in this second daring narrative of adventures on the dying planet of Barsoom. The author, pastmaster creator of tales extraordinary, has here given a new story written with all the inimitable vigor and marvellous imagination which have made his famous "Tarzan" stories the delight of countless admirers.< Less
The Return of the Mucker By Edgar Rice Burroughs
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He grew up a mucker because he was raised in the alleys of a gang-infested district of Chicago, among murderous thugs and porch-climbers. But you will find him—Billy Byrne—as... More > extraordinary a character as the world-famous Tarzan. A violent hater of law and order because of his environment, he found himself accused of a murder, though innocent, which hurled him into a series of startling adventures on land and sea, into a finer regard for law and into the great romance. This is a second installment of the exciting life of Billy Byrne, the “Mucker”. Admirers of that vigorous personality will find him here, fighting in Mexico and loving chivalrously.< Less
The Girl From Farris's and The Oakdale Affair By Edgar Rice Burroughs
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Here are two of Burroughs realistic stories of life in the early 20th Century. THE GIRL FROM FARRIS’S: “There are no good men,” said the Girl with a cynicism born of cruel... More > experience in the narrow lines of her sordid existence. To the Man, reared in an environment of luxury and knowing little of life’s seamy side, this was incomprehensible. He was foreman of the grand jury; she, a member of “the oldest profession in the world.” THE OAKDALE AFFAIR: From the moment the mysterious burglar enters the palatial home of Jonas Prim in Oakdale until he stands beside a professional tramp as both are about to be lynched, this story contains melodramatics with a kidnaping, two murders, a horrible stalking thing, and a gypsy’s death.< Less
The Mad King By Edgar Rice Burroughs
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SWINGING the princess to the window sill Barney fastened the rope about her and signaled to Joseph on the floor above. She was speedily raised to safety. But before Barney could escape by the same... More > means, the door behind him burst open. Soldiers poured into the room. Shouting to Joseph and the princess to flee, Barney leaped outward. His body was heard to splash in the waters of the moat. So runs one of the thrilling adventures of Barney Custer in the kingdom of Lutha, where the American, owing to a strange likeness, was mistaken for the Mad King. Imprisoned in a castle, captured by bandits, stood up before a firing squad, Barney faced death in a dozen different forms. Within a short time he was forced to assume the dictatorship of all Lutha for forty-eight hours. Then came plots and counterplots, battles, intrigues, treachery, and a hundred other elements to make Barney’s position precarious and THE MAD KING a story of high interest.< Less
The Monster Men By Edgar Rice Burroughs
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Men or monsters? What were those thirteen hulking brutes Professor Maxon had created in his laboratory? Soulless, malformed, brainless they were, nevertheless composed of flesh and blood and endowed... More > with the spark of Life. Only Number 13 was the redeeming feature of this grewsome experiment for he was a perfect specimen of a man but he, too, was soulless. Unconsciously he was the cause of the most diabolical plan Professor Maxon had yet concocted--his beautiful daughter Virginia was to marry this monster! Very effectively has Mr. Burroughs used the age old quest for the secret of Life as the theme of this remarkable story. And he has also created a powerful new character, Bulan the Mighty.< Less
The Eternal Lover By Edgar Rice Burroughs
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For the most part the scene of THE ETERNAL LOVER is laid in the Stone Age. Nu, the hero of the book, was a mighty hunter, famous even among the mighty hunters of his day. With his flint-headed spear... More > and his crude knife he did not hesitate to fight single handed the great cave bear, the colossal mammoth, the ferocious saber-tooth tiger and other giant animals and reptiles of the tertiary period. Nat-ul was the belle of the tribe, greatly desired by all the young men, but Nat-ul loved only Nu and, it is the story of the love of Nu and Nat-ul through the ages which is told here. Weird, thrilling and mysterious, are the glimpses of pre-historic life. Brave, resourceful, valiant and daring is Nu, the perfect lover. Graceful and beautiful is Nat-ul, the primitive maiden. And finally, THE ETERNAL LOVER is from the pen of the man who wrote TARZAN OF THE APES, the most popular author of romantic fiction that ever lived.< Less
Jungle Girl By Edgar Rice Burroughs
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In far Cambodia, where the Khmer kings built their mighty temples and vanished from the earth with their millions of subjects hundreds of years ago, leaving no trace upon the written pages of... More > history, are secrets yet undivulged to man, jungles that even natives never enter. Into such went Gordon King. What he found there you will find in the pages of this book: stupendous temples guarded by priests of the great god Siva, the Destroyer; kings and dancing girls and warriors in brass; tigers and elephants; enemies, friends, and—the Jungle Girl. He found hunger and thirst and suffering and danger and sickness; he found adventure and, at last, a great love. But before that came he wandered almost naked in the savage jungle, taking his chances with other hunting beasts. In armor of brass he served as a warrior of the Leper King, fighting the King’s enemies from the howdah of a war elephant.< Less