Lot 7: Jack London The Acorn Planter First Edition

PBA Galleries

PBA Galleries

2015-06-29 14:14:16

Lot 7: Author: London, Jack. Title: The Acorn Planter: A California Forest Play, Planned to be Sung by Efficient Singers Accompanied by a Capable Orchestra. Place Published: New York. Publisher: Macmillan Company. Date Published: 1916. Description: vi, 84 + (6) ad pp. (8vo) original maroon cloth with white cloth spine, front cover lettered in white with white border around lettering, spine in black, top edge gilt. First Edition. One of the scarcest of Jack London first editions; only 1350 copies printed. BAL binding 'A' with publisher's spine imprint in three lines of type and without row of dots following title on spine. Signed on the front free endpaper by the author's daughter, Becky London. BAL 11964; Sisson & Martens p. 86. Spine sunned, lightly soiled, small loss of white stamping on front cover; very good. PBA Galleries' Sale 563: Fine Literature with the Wayne Martin Collection of Jack London Thursday, 25th June 2015 Estimate: $800-1200
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