Lot 53: Jack London The Iron Heel Wilshire Book Co. variant

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2015-06-29 14:13:44

Lot 53: Author: London, Jack. Title: The Iron Heel - Wilshire Book Company variant. Place Published: New York. Publisher: Wilshire Book Company. Date Published: (1908). Description: 354, (4), pp. (8vo) original blue cloth stamped in gilt and gray. First Edition. Apparently issued simultaneously, or shortly after, the Macmillan first edition. The internal collation and printer are the same for the two issues, but the title-page is a cancel, and with Wilshire monogram on the spine. See Sisson & Martens, p. 124. Inscribed on the front free endpaper by Becky London, the author's daughter. London's chilling dystopian novel of a fascist dictatorship in the United States. BAL 11908; Sisson & Martens, p. 39. Light wear, erasure on front free endpaper; very 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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