Lot 470: London Jack



2015-07-10 15:42:39

Lot 470: London Jack: (1876-1916) American Author. D.S., Jack London, Being A Signed Cheque, San Francisco, 20Th November 1912. The Partially Printed Cheque, Completed Entirely In London'S Hand, Is Drawn On The Merchants National Bank And Is Made Payable To Bessie M. London For The Sum Of $75. Countersigned By Bessie London To The Verso. A Perforated Bank Cancellation Only Very Slightly Affects London'S Signature. Some Light Age Wear And A Few Small Tears To The Edges, Neatly Repaired To The Verso. G Elizabeth 'Bessie' Maddern (1876-1948) First Wife Of London 1900-05. The Marriage Of Jack And Bess London Was Not A Happy One, Despite Producing Two Daughters. Following Their Divorce Both Argued Over Money And In His Will Jack London Left His First Wife With Virtually Nothing. International Autograph Auctions' Autograph Auction July 2015 Saturday, 18th July 2015 Estimate: £100 - 150
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