The Gridley Wave #336 ~ September
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2010 Dum-Dum, Hillside-Chicago
The Chicago Muckers
chapter of The Burroughs Bibliophiles hosted a truly memorable convention
19-22 August, featuring guests of honor George T. McWhorter, Tom Floyd,
and Stephen Korshak.
A special illustrated hardcover edition of The Mucker
and The Return of the Mucker was a highlight of the Dum-Dum.
Published by The Muckers chapter as a Dum-Dum souvenir, this 368-page book
features 41 illustrations by 17 contributing artists, with dustjacket art
by Tom Floyd.
Limited to 250 copies, the book will never be reprinted.
A limited number of extra copies are available for sale to those who
did not attend the convention. Copies are available for $25 each plus $5
S&H in the U.S.
Make checks payable to
5724 N. Leonard Ave,
Chicago, IL 60646-5514
Overseas buyers may purchase a copy for $25 plus $9 Air Mail; use PayPal
and send money in U.S. funds only to email@example.com
The Burroughs Bibliophiles’ tour of Oak Park
and visit to the ERB display at the current location of
the Historical Society of Oak Park and River
Forest were chronicled by the online “Oak Park Patch.”
See reporter/photographer Derek Walker’s article,
“Edgar Rice Burroughs Fans Meet in Oak Park,”
posted on 25 August at http://oakpark.patch.com/articles/burroughs-torch-shines-in-oak-park.
Guest of Honor George T. McWhorter proudly displays the accolades of
grateful friends, fans, and admirers for his devotion to Burroughs.
These include original art by Scott Beachler depicting George surrounded
by ERB and his creations, the Golden Lion Award and Lifetime Achievement
Award from The Burroughs Bibliophiles, and a framed proclamation from The
Guest of Honor Tom Floyd (left)
and his Golden Lion Award.
Manning a table in the dealer"s room is Guest
of Honor publisher
and author Stephen Korschak, who spoke on artist J.
Allen St. John.
Combined meeting at Jerry's
of the Muckers and Panthans chapters.
Host of a party at his home,
Jerry Spannraft prepares to cut
The Burroughs Bibliophiles 50th anniversary cake
Linda, Jane, and Dejah Burroughs;
this was the first time the family visited
the Burroughs homes in Oak Park.
Willie Jones, Cathy Wilbanks, Janet Mann, and corporation
President Jim Sullos of ERB, Inc.
display the official logo for the Tarzan Centennial
A stop during the tour of ERB’s Oak Park homes
posing in front of 414 Augusta Street, where ERB lived
from 1914 to 1917.
Bob Burrows looks on as Frank Lipo, Executive
the Historical Society of Oak Park and River Forest,
describes the future location of the society,
where an ERB "museum within a museum" is planned.
The Gridley Wave #336
Published monthly for The Burroughs Bibliophiles as a
supplement to The Burroughs Bulletin. © 2010, The Burroughs Bibliophiles,
Edited by Henry G. Franke III, 318 Patriot Way, Yorktown,
VA 23693-4639; e-mail BurroughsBibliophiles@gmail.com.
Editor Emeritus, George T. McWhorter.
For more Dum-Dum 2010 photos see the series
starting at: ERBzine 3320
Alternate Press Coverage: Oak
Park News I | Oak
Park News II
ERBzine Photo Tours of the present Oak Park
3333: LIFE | ERBzine
3334: WORKS | ERBzine
3335: FILM | ERBzine
Earlier 2005 Visit
George T. McWhorter Tributes in ERBzine : www.ERBzine.com/george
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