LONDON, Jack (1876-1916). The Call of the Wild. New York: Macmillan, 1903.
8vo. Illustrated with plates by Philip R. Goodwin and Charles Livingston Bull; pictorial title-page printed in black and blue. Original pictorial green cloth (spine very slightly dulled, touch of rubbing to extremities); later board slipcase. Provenance: Philip Greely Brown, Portland, Maine (bookplate & initials with pencil note on pastedown, his sale Anderson Galleries, New York, 15-16 October 1935, possibly within group lot 286). FIRST EDITION of London’s enduring adventure novel set in the Yukon during the 1890s Klondike Gold Rush. A fine copy in the First Issue binding with vertically ribbed cloth. BAL 11876; Peter Parley to Penrod, p. 119. [Laid in:] LONDON, Jack. Printed check, signed and accomplished in holograph, 8 July 1916. Drawn on the Bank of Hawaii of Honolulu, T. H. for $1.90 payable to Honolulu Construction and Draying Co. One page, oblong 12mo (small puncture not affecting signature).
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