Lot 105: First English Edition of Jack London's First Book

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2015-06-29 14:13:07

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Lot 105: Author: London, Jack. Title: The Son of the Wolf - first English Edition in a variant binding. Place Published: London. Publisher: Isbister and Company. Date Published: 1902. Description: (vi), 251, (1), +(2) ad pp. (8vo) original red cloth, cover stamped in blind, lettered in gilt on front and spine. First Published English Edition. Reportedly preceded in England by 6 copies of the American sheets with a cancel title page of the A. P. Watt & Sons to secure the copyright. This copy curiously has the publisher's spine imprint reading "Pitman" but with the title page and ads for Isbister. Rare. Light wear to cloth; near fine. PBA Galleries' Sale 563: Fine Literature with the Wayne Martin Collection of Jack London Thursday, 25th June 2015 Estimate: $500-800
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