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Other than a ragged copy of Chessmen of Mars that I had salvaged from a school waste basket the year before, this Return of Tarzan was my first G&D. My parents gave it to me on my birthday, January 11, 1955. It has another special meaning.
Endpapers Africa Map by Rafael Palacios
Tarzan and the Ant Men art by Ed Monroe's Wife, Betty
.Ref: Burroughs Bulletin No. 7 ~ George McWhorter Editor
OBITUARY From FindAGrave.com
Charles E. "C.E." Monroe Jr.
(1918.06.17: Guntersville, Alabama-1999.09.26: Huntsville, Alabama)
Maple Hill Cemetery ~ Huntsville, Alabama
Mr. Monroe was a nationally renowned
illustrator, with Tarzan covers for Grosset and Dunlap Books
and illustrations in Life, Colliers, Field and Stream, True, Progressive Farmer and Redbook magazines.
He was also a successful as a wildlife and sporting artist, as well as a portrait artist.
He donated the portrait of Wernher Von Braun at the VBC.
He was honored in 1994 by the Huntsville Museum of Art at the Spring Gala.
Survivors include one son, C.E. "Buck Monroe III of Daphne;
one daughter, Lanford Monroe of Taos, N.M.;
and one granddaughter, Charlotte Brandon Burnette of Taos.
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