Lot 120: Author: London, Jack. Title: The Turtles of Tasman - variant binding. Place Published: New York. Publisher: Macmillan Company. Date Published: 1916. Description: (6), 268, (2) + (5) ad pp. 19x12. 7 cm (7½x5"), mauve cloth lettered in yellow on front cover, in gilt on spine, cover illustrated in blue and orange. First Edition. Scarce variant with the main color of the binding stamping being a lighter blue instead of the black (or dark navy) of the regular issue. Stories on a variety of themes. London died about a month after the publication of this collection. Includes "Told in the Drooling Ward." BAL 11968 - Sisson & Martens, p. 90. Light wear and soiling to cloth, bookplate on verso of front free endpaper; very good.
PBA Galleries' Sale 563: Fine Literature with the Wayne Martin Collection of Jack London
Thursday, 25th June 2015
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