Lot 15: Publisher's Dummy for Jack London's Adventure

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Lot 15: Author: London, Jack. Title: Adventure - publisher's dummy copy. Place Published: New York. Publisher: Macmillan Company. Date Published: 1911. Description: Title leaf and pages 297-312, the remainder of the volume comprising blank leaves on slightly heavier paper. (8vo) original dark blue cloth lettered in white with cover pictorial design in light blue and yellow, spine blank. Dummy for the First American Edition. Rare publisher's dummy produced to show the bulk adn page size of the finished book. This dummy has the top edge gilt, whereas they were plain on the published book. Bottom edge of page block stamped "Sample". Light shelf wear, erasures on front endpapers; very good. PBA Galleries' Sale 563: Fine Literature with the Wayne Martin Collection of Jack London Thursday, 25th June 2015 Estimate: $3000-5000
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