This Section of the
BURROUGHS REFERENCE LIBRARY
Phillip R. Burger
*CATLIN, George. North American Indians; Being Lettera and Notes on Their Manners, Customs, and Conditions, Written During Eight Years Travel Amongst The Wildest Tribes of Indians in North America, 1832-1839. 2 volumes. Edinburgh: John Grant, 1926.
*CHAMBERS, Robert W. The Fighting Chance. New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1906. Flyleaf inscription: “To Dear Old Husband from his Dear Old Wife, September first nineteen hundred and six. Ed Burroughs, 194 Park Avenue, Chicago.”
*COBURN, F.D. Swine in America; A Text-book for the Breeder, Feeder & Student. New York: Orange Judd Company, 1916.
*CRUMMER, Wilbur. F. (45th Regiment, Illinois Volunteer). With Grant at Fort Donelson, Shilo and Vicksburg; And an Appreciation of General U.S. Grant. Oak Park, Il: E.C. Crummer and Company, 1915. Flyleaf inscription: “To Edgar Rice Burroughs, compliments of the author Wilbur R. Crummer, Oak Park, Ils, June 20, 1917.”
*DEFOE, Daniel. Life and Adventures of Robinson Crusoe. With one hundred illustrations on wood by J. D. Watson. London & New York: George Routledge and Sons, n.d. Flyleaf inscription: “Edgar R. Burroughs from Colonel Hill, September 1, 1883.”
*DRANT, R. Palasco: Hell Up to Date; The Reckless Journey of R. Palasco Drant, Newspaper Correspondent, Through the Infernal Regions, as Reported by Himself. With Illustrations by Art Young. Chicago: Schulte Publishing Company, 1892. (Illustrations highly reminiscent of ERB’s own editorial cartoons.)
*EDDY, F.J. Is Christianity a Failure? N.p., 1922. (Possibly self-published.)
*FRIEZE, Henry S. Bucolics, Georgics and the First Six Books of The Aeneid of Vergil. With Notes and a Vergillian Dictionary. 2nd Edition. New York: American Book Company, 1883. Flyleaf inscription: “Andover, E.R. Burroughs, Chicago, Illinois, Michigan Military Academy, Orchard Lake, Michigan. April 3rd, 1894.” Another notation: “Is Dixon going to get the whisky?”
*HOPKINS, Albert. A., ed. Scientific American Cyclopedia of Receipts, Notes and Queries. New York: Munn and Company, Publishers, 1898.
*INGERSOLL, R. G. Wit, Wisdom, and Eloquence of Col. R. G. Ingersoll. Chicago: Rhodes & McClure Publishing Company, 1888.
*JACKSON, Helen Hunt. Ramona; A Story. Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1913. Flyleaf inscription: “Purchased in Ramona’s marriage place, old town, San Diego, Cal., March 21st, 1914. E.R. Burroughs.”
*JUDGE, William Q. The Ocean of Theosophy. Los Angeles: United Lodge of Theosophists, 1915. (Unclear if this is an ERB book.)
*LARDNER, Ring W., Jr. Young Immigrunts. Indianapolis: The Bobbs Merrill Company, Publishers, 1920. Flyleaf inscription: “E.R. Burroughs, Tarzana Ranch, July 1920.”
*MASAVUKE: The White African; the Story of Masavuke “who dies and lives again.” Told by himself at the request of his relatives and friends. Morse Press1933. Inscribed: “Burroughs, December 1, 1933.
*MASON, Walt. Walt Mason; His Book. With an introduction by Irvin S. Cobb. New York: Barse & Hopkins, Publishers, 1916. Inscribed: “For Edgar Rice Burroughs with best wishes, Walt Mason.” Second inscription: “August 28th, 1916 at Walt Mason’s home, Euphoria Kansas, while en route to Los Angeles on camping tour. ERB.”
*PASLEY, Fred D. Al Capone; The Biography of a Self-Made Man. Ives Washburn, Publisher, 1931. Flyleaf inscription: “Burroughs, Tarzana, February 1931.”
*POST, Emily (Mrs. Price Post). Etiquette; “The Blue Book of Social Usage.” New York: Funk and Wagnall’s Company, 1931. Flyleaf inscription: “To Hulbert Burroughs, whether he needs it or not. With love from O.B. (Old Burroughs). December 25, 1932.”
*REMSEN, Ira. Elements of Chemistry; A Textbook for Beginners. New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1890. Flyleaf inscription: “E. R. Burroughs, P.S. ’94. Phillips Academy, Andover and Yale, Cassia County, Idaho.”
*RODERMUND, Matthew Jos. Fads in the Practice of Medicine and the Cause and Prevention of Disease. (This volume positively explains, for the first time in the world’s history, the causes of yellow fever, smallpox, diptheria, scarlet fever, measels, consumption, etc.) (The author of this volume was the first physician to positively demonstrate that the heart does not circulate the blood, but that the main power which produces the circulation is received through the lungs, from the air breathed.) Chicago: Twentieth Century Publishing Company, 1901.
*ROGERS, Will. The Illiterate Digest. New York: Albert and Charles Boni, 1924.
*ROSTAND, Edmond . Cyrano de Bergerac. Translated by Helen B. Dole. New York: T.Y. Crowell & Company, 1899. Flyleaf inscription: “E.R. Burroughs, Chicago, January 17th, 1903.”
*SABATINI, Rafael. Scaramouche; A Romance of the French Revolution. Boston: Houghton Mifflin and Company, 1921. Flyleaf inscription: “Edgar Rice Burroughs, Tarzana Ranch, October 1921.”
*SPIEGEL Bom und Zu Peckelsceim. Adventures of the U-202; An Actual Narrative. New York: The Center Company, 1917. (Narrative of U-boat mission.)
*TRAPROCK, Walter E. Cruise of the Kawa; Wanderings in the South Seas. New York: G. P. Putnam’s Sons, 1921. Flyleaf inscription: :Edgar Rice Burroughs, December 25 1922, Tarzana Ranch.
*TWAIN, Mark. Life on the Mississippi. New York: Harper and Brothers Publishers, 1902. Flyleaf inscription: “Ed Burroughs, Salt Lake City, Utah, October 1904.”
*TWAIN, Mark. Stolen White Elephant etc. Boston: James R. Osgood and Company, 1883. Flyleaf inscription: “Edgar Rice Burroughs, 646 Washington Blvd., Chicago, Il.”
*VERNE, Jules. Doctor Ox, and Other Stories. Translated from the French by George M. Towle. Boston: James R. Osgood & Company, 1874.
*VERNE, Jules. A Journey to the Centre of the Earth. New York: Scribner, Armstrong and Company, n.d. Flyleaf inscription: “October 31st, 1874.” ERB’s inscription: “May 11th, 1925.”
*WISTER, Owen. Lin McLean. New York: Harper and Brothers Publishers, 1898.
*WISTER, Owen. Red Men and White. Illustrated by Frederic Remington. New York: Harper and Brothers Publishers, 1896.
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