Lot 6: Author: London, Jack. Title: The Abysmal Brute - variant copy, in dust jacket. Place Published: New York. Publisher: Century Co. Date Published: 1913. Description: 169, (1) ad pp. Frontispiece by Gordon Grant, with tissue-guard. (Small 8vo) original olive-green cloth stamped in black and dark green, dust jacket. First Edition. Variant copy with cover in black and green rather than black and yellow. Approximately 1/4 inch shorter that the regular issue. Signed by Becky London, the author's daughter, on front free endpaper. BAL 11945; Sisson & Martens, p. 70. Jacket with some chipping to edges, small hole on spine, horizontal tear on front panel; light wear to cloth, previous owner's name on front pastedown; very good in a like jacket.
PBA Galleries' Sale 563: Fine Literature with the Wayne Martin Collection of Jack London
Thursday, 25th June 2015
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