studley burroughs

Bookplate of Edgar Rice Burroughs. Studley Burroughs (1892-1949). Lithograph. Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division.

“The central figure in the bookplate represents Tarzan. He is holding the planet Mars, above which are two Martian satellites. These because of my Martian series of stories. Grasping his legs is one of the great apes, among which Tarzan was reared. In the background are characters from several of my other stories…”