Lot 58: Jack London John Barleycorn inscribed by his first wife

PBA Galleries

PBA Galleries

2015-06-29 14:13:41

Lot 58: Author: London, Jack. Title: John Barleycorn - inscribed by Bessie M. London, the author's first wife. Place Published: New York. Publisher: Century Co. Date Published: 1916. Description: (vi), 343 pp. Frontispiece and 7 plates by H. T. Dunn. (8vo) original dark green cloth lettered in gilt. Reprint. First published in 1913. Inscribed on the front free endpaper by Jack London's first wife and mother of his two daughters, Bessie M. London. A clipped signature of Jack London is mounted beneathe her inscription. Their daughter Becky London has also signed the leaf. Minor wear, previous owner's booklabel on rear pastedown; near fine. PBA Galleries' Sale 563: Fine Literature with the Wayne Martin Collection of Jack London Thursday, 25th June 2015 Estimate: $500-800
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