Lot 133: Author: London, Jack. Title: Autograph letter from Jack to Charmian London, written from Glen Ellen while Charmian was in Oakland. Place Published: Glen Ellen, CA. Date Published: 4612. Description: 32 lines, in ink, on 3 sheets of note paper formerly pinned together at top left corner. 15x20 cm (6x8"). Jack had just finished attending the Bohemian Club High Jinks, and Charmian had just had a miscarriage. Much of the letter is concerned with locating a new cook, but Jack does describe a visit to Wake Robin lodge, "We all call on Wake Robin, 5 of us riding across Wild Water to upper Clark Place, and thence to Wake Robin, Bideaux driving the rest of us in a two-seater." Some browning to paper, fine or nearly so.
PBA Galleries' Sale 563: Fine Literature with the Wayne Martin Collection of Jack London
Thursday, 25th June 2015
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