Lot 150: Book of Jack London, inscribed by Charmian

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2015-06-29 14:12:33


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Lot 150: Author: London, Charmian Kittredge. Title: The Book of Jack London. Place Published: New York. Publisher: Century Co. Date Published: 1921. Description: 2 volumes. xvi, 422, (2); viii, 414 pp. Illustrated with b/w photos. 8½x5½, original sea-green cloth with titles in gilt. First American Edition. Each volume inscribed in 1933 by Charmian London to Charlyne Jurgewitz on the front free endpapers. First volume with Jack London's bookplate; second volume has Charmian's bookplate mounted to front pastedowns. Charlyne and Walter Jurgewitz were Eliza Shepard's grandson and his wife. They resided at Wake Robin Lodge with Eliza for several years. Eliza Shepard was Jack London's stepsister."These two volumes contain. . 250 letters, telegrams and inscriptions by Jack London to various correspondents, some complete and some excerpted. The majority are first printings. ." - BAL 11983; Woodbridge 1180. Light wear to spine ends; very good. 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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