Lot 3: Kempton-Wace Letters signed by Anna Strunsky

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Lot 3: Author: London, Jack and Anna Strunsky. Title: The Kempton-Wace Letters - inscribed by Anna Strunsky. Place Published: New York. Publisher: Macmillan Company. Date Published: 1903. Description: (6), 256 + (3) ad pp. (8vo) original decorative green cloth lettered in white on front cover, in gilt on spine, top edge gilt. First Edition. First issue, without authors' names on title page. Inscribed by Anna Strunsky on fly Title: "Janet darling, We give you this book, Jack London and I, with all the love in the world. It was for such as you that we wrote it. Blessings on you, ever and always! Jack London (Herbert Wace), Ann Strunsky (Dame Kempton) New York, St. Valentine's Day, 1951." BAL 11875; Sisson & Martens, p. 11. Binding sunned and edge worn, front free endpaper and half title lacking, tape repair to front hinge; a few pencil markings within, good. PBA Galleries' Sale 563: Fine Literature with the Wayne Martin Collection of Jack London Thursday, 25th June 2015 Estimate: $200-300
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