Lot 167: Jack London's instructions for cooking rice

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Lot 167: Heading: (London, Jack) Author: Williamson, Sarah M. . Title: A California Cook Book. Place Published: San Francisco. Publisher: Town Talk Press. Date Published: 1916. Description: 47, (1 blank), (2) pp. (4to) 27. 5x15. 5 cm (10¾x6 ¼") original illustrated stiff paper wrappers. First Edition. Inserted at the rear is an addendum dated December 1917. Signed on the front free endpaper by Jack London's daughter, Becky London. Includes a contribution by Jack London on page 21 with instructions for the proper cooking of rice. Scarce, OCLC locates seven copies, only two of which are outside the state of California. Wrappers a bit soiled, light wear; a few small spots within; 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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