AUTHOR: BURROUGHS, Edgar Rice
TITLE: Tarzan At The Earth's Core.
PUBLISHER: NY: Grosset & Dunlap, 1934.
DESCRIPTION: PRESENTATION COPY. 1 vol., inscribed on the front blank endleaf "To E. Everett Evans with best wishes Edgar Rice Burroughs". Bound in the original black stamped red cloth, with the DJ.
REFERENCE: Lukes ERB-G&D Bibliography: Book 32-3c; DJ 32-4
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: E.(dward) Everett Evans came to writing VERY late in life. Born in 1893, he died at age sixty-five (December 2, 1958). During an eight year span (1947-1956) he wrote four novels and twenty four short stories, he collaborated with Edward E. Smith and Ray Bradbury, and joined a small select number of authors (Murray Leinster, Poul Anderson, and Fredric Brown) who were in the process of serializing a novel when the magazine ("Spaceway") went bust.
In "Science Fiction and Fantasy Literature: a Checklist - Vol. 2" according to Charles Nuetzel who became good friends with Evans he (Evans) was a great fan of Burroughs "and have what was called by his secretary (ERB's), Miss. Jennings, the last books he (ERB) autographed..."