Lot 35: Jack London Dutch Courage 1st Edn in dust jacket

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PBA Galleries

2015-06-29 14:13:58

Lot 35: Author: London, Jack. Title: Dutch Courage and Other Stories. Place Published: New York. Publisher: Macmillan Company. Date Published: 1922. Description: xii, (4), 180 pp. Frontispiece photograph of Jack London; 7 plates from drawings by G. M. Richards. (8vo) original red cloth decorated and lettered in black on front cover, in gilt on spine. Pictorial dust jacket. First Edition. A posthumous collection of sea stories. Quite rare in the pictorial jacket. This copy with a Jack London bookplate on the front free endpaper and a check signed by Jack London affixed to front pastedown. Signed on the half title by the author's daughter, Becky London. BAL 11977; Sisson & Martens, p. 97 Jacket lightly edge worn, clipped at all corners; spine a touch faded, small drip stain on front pastedown and attached check, similar small stain on rear pastedown; light foxing; very good. PBA Galleries' Sale 563: Fine Literature with the Wayne Martin Collection of Jack London Thursday, 25th June 2015 Estimate: $2000-3000
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