Lot 41: Author: London, Jack. Title: The Game. Place Published: New York. Publisher: Macmillan Company. Date Published: 1905. Description: 182 + (6) ad pp. 6 color plates, including the frontispiece by Henry Hutt and T. C. Lawrence. (8vo) original decorative green cloth, spine lettered in gilt, front cover lettered in red, cover stamped in white and brown, top edge gilt, dust jacket. First Edition, Second Issue. Second issue with the magazine rubberstamp on the copyright page. Rubberstamp approximately 3/32" in height (another variant of the second issue, without established priority, has a 1/16" stamp). Signed on the front pastedown endpaper by the author's daughter, Becky London. Rare in the dust jacket. Jacket printed in maroon on blue-gray paper. BAL 11886; Sisson & Martens, p. 23. Jacket lightly edge worn, tape repairs on reverse; volume fine, jacket very good and very rare.
PBA Galleries' Sale 563: Fine Literature with the Wayne Martin Collection of Jack London
Thursday, 25th June 2015
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