Item #25097 The Girl from Hollywood. Edgar Rice BURROUGHS.

The Girl from Hollywood. New York: Macaulay Co., (1923).

First Edition, Early Issue. P. J. Monahan dustjacket art. The creator of Tarzan's only Hollywood fiction title, and one that rails against the Hollywood lifestyle, including the use and trafficking of cocaine and other narcotics which was already in the 1920's becoming a scandal in contemporary America. Found in Anthony Slide's Hollywood Novel, but missed by Hubin, despite its clear criminal content. Early printing of this title with green cover lettering and frontis stating: "The director's eyes snapped....'Only a camera man and myself are here.'" In very early state of the colorful dustjacket with the rear panel advertising titles published by Macaulay in 1924. Near Fine in Good or Very Good dustjacket lacking lower inch of spine, shallow edge chips and closed tears.

Price: $850.00

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