EDGAR RICE BURROUGHS ILLUSTRATED BIBLIOGRAPHY
Volume 0864
Presents
TARZAN CLANS OF AMERICA
Official Guide

Published in 1939
Around 200 copies circulated


PUBLISHING HISTORY (USA)

PULP
No pulp release
FIRST EDITION
ERB, Inc., May 22, 1939 ~ Booklet free to members of The Tarzan Clans of America ~ 32 pages
John Coleman Burroughs cover illustration based on a J. Allen St. John line drawing in The Beasts of Tarzan
REPRINT EDITIONS
None
 
For detailed information see:Robert Zeuschner's
ERB: The Exhaustive Scholarís and Collectorís Descriptive Bibliography
Dial 1-800-253-2187 to order a copy from McFarland for $46.50
 

The Tarzan Clans of America was ERB's version of a boys' club similar to the Boy Scouts of America. Burroughs probably wrote all of the booklet.The Clan's yearly $1.00 membership fee gave each member the booklet, a membership card, and the latest ERB, Inc. first edition (autographed). Movie Tarzan, Johnny Weissmuller, was the "Chief of Chiefs." Cyril Rothmund, ERB's secretary, was "Chief Scribe."

Included in the booklet is:

  • a table of contents
  • rules and instructions for forming a new clan group
  • duties of procedures at meetings
  • initiation rituals
  • a Tarzan Pledge and Tarzan "Clan Grip"
  • lyrics to four songs
  • a section of sports and games
  • a 500-word Ape-English Dictionary
  • A summary of the Tarzan Clans of America Booklet is featured in ERBzine at:
     http://www.erbzine.com/mag0/0032.html
    http://www.erbzine.com/mag0/0033.html



    ART GALLERY

    VII. Betrayed: Upon the bank before the river stood the chief
    J. Allen St. John interior art from The Beasts of Tarzan


     
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