Lot 62: Author: London, Jack. Title: The Little Lady of the Big House. Place Published: New York. Publisher: The Macmillan Company. Date Published: 1916. Description: (i-vi), 392, (2) + (4) ad pp. Color frontispiece. (8vo) original blue cloth with hacienda pictorial on front and spine in orange, cream and darker blue, spine lettered in gilt. First Edition. The book's cover design of a Spanish-style home is said to be modeled after Mrs. Phoebe Hearst's "Hacienda de Pozo de Verona" at Pleasanton, California. Signed by the author's daughter, Becky London, on the front free endpaper. BAL 11966; Sisson & Martens, p. 87. Light wear, some rippling to cloth on front cover; glue repair to rear hinge; about very good.
PBA Galleries' Sale 563: Fine Literature with the Wayne Martin Collection of Jack London
Thursday, 25th June 2015
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