Lot 108: Author: London, Jack. Title: The Strength of the Strong. Place Published: New York. Publisher: Macmillan Company. Date Published: 1914. Description: v, (3), 257, (1) + (6) ad pp. Frontispiece. (8vo) original blue cloth lettered in cream with gilt and black stamped design on front cover and spine. First Edition. Includes the first book publication of "The Dream of Debs" a story of union organizing that enjoyed great popularity among members of the IWW following its original publication in the "International Socialist Review' in 1909. Only 3948 copies printed of this first edition. Inscribed on the front free endpaper by Becky London, the author's daughter. BAL 11955; Sisson & Martens, p. 76. Light wear, slight loss to white spine lettering; very good.
PBA Galleries' Sale 563: Fine Literature with the Wayne Martin Collection of Jack London
Thursday, 25th June 2015
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