Lot 39: Author: London, Jack. Title: The Faith of Men and Other Stories - inscribed to his wife's cousin. Place Published: New York. Publisher: Macmillan Company. Date Published: 1904. Description: v, (1), 286 + (2) ad pp. (8vo) original light blue cloth lettered in black on front cover, in gilt on spine; cover illustrated in black, pale blue and gray, top edge gilt. First Edition. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper: "Dear Lurline- With affection and love from your uncle Jack. Oakland, California, July 22, 1904." Lurline Lyons (Mrs. Percy Montgomery) was Charmian London's cousin and a successful silent film actress. Sisson & Martens p. 17; BAL 11878. Some rippling to cloth on front cover, light wear; very good.
PBA Galleries' Sale 563: Fine Literature with the Wayne Martin Collection of Jack London
Thursday, 25th June 2015
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