Lot 50: Jack London The Human Drift first edition variant binding

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Lot 50: Author: London, Jack. Title: The Human Drift - variant binding. Place Published: New York. Publisher: Macmillan Company. Date Published: 1917. Description: (8), 184, (2) + (6) ad pp. Portrait frontispiece of London. (8vo) original reddish-brown cloth lettered in black on spine only. First Edition. Rare variant with black lettering on the front. An eclectic mix of his short stories like "Small Boat Sailing," and essays such as "The Human Drift" and an introduction to Two Years Before The Mast. Just over 3,000 copies of this (the first) posthumous London work were printed. BAL 11972; Sisson & Martens, p. 91. Spine sunned, light wear; near fine. 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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