Lot 56: Author: London, Jack. Title: Jerry of the Islands - inscribed by Charmian London to Johannes Reimers. Place Published: New York. Publisher: Macmillan Company. Date Published: 1917. Description: ix, (1), 337, (3) + (6) ad pp. Color frontispiece. (8vo) original red-orange cloth lettered in gilt and black, decorated in black. First Edition. Inscribed on the front free endpaper by Charmian London: "Dear Johannes - He would have loved you to have this boo;, and so I give it you with his love as usual. Charmian. Glen Ellen, September 3, 1917." a photograph of Jack London, signed by him, affixed to front pastedown (Charmian has penned the date Nov. 17, 16 beside the image). A photo of a dog tipped to title page, identified in ink by Charmian as "Peggy - model of Jerry". Jack London's penultimate dog story. BAL 11973; Sisson & Martens, p. 93. Fading to spine and rear 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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