Lot 153: Charmian London The New Hawaii inscribed

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Lot 153: Author: London, Charmian Kittredge. Title: The New Hawaii - inscribed. Place Published: London. Publisher: Mills & Boon, Limited. Date Published: (1923). Description: 270 pp. Illustrations from photographs. (8vo) original blue cloth, lettered in gilt. First Edition. Includes Jack London's "My Hawaiian Aloha". Inscribed on the front free endpaper: "To: Charlyne and Walter Jurgewitz - This book of mine, published only in England, has some of my own work not elsewhere published; and is prefaced by three articles by Jack London not elsewhere printed in book form. With affection and best wishes and remembrances. Yours ever, Charmian London. Glenn Ellen, 1938." 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. Charmian's bookplate on front pastedown, a small trimmed photo of her on free endpaper, and several clipped items tipped within. Signed by Becky London, Jack London's daughter, on half title. Light wear to cloth; very good. PBA Galleries' Sale 563: Fine Literature with the Wayne Martin Collection of Jack London Thursday, 25th June 2015 Estimate: $300-500
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