Lot 71: Author: London, Jack. Title: Moon-Face and Other Stories - inscribed by the author. Place Published: New York. Publisher: Macmillan Company. Date Published: 1906. Description: v, (1), 273, (1) + (4) ad pp. 19x12. 7 cm (7½x5"), blue cloth lettered in cream, cover and spine illustrated in cream, light green, and gilt, top edge gilt. First Edition. Inscribed by the author on the front endpapers to Johannes (Reimers)."Dear Johannes: And there isn't a detestable Indian within the covers of this book. Now will you be good? But I know you won't because - well, because you are Johannes, and because the quality of your gray matter is no improvement upon that of the ancient Greeks. With love, Jack London. Glen Ellen, Calif. , Oct. 3, 1906. BAL 11895; Sisson & Martens, p. 27. Slight lean to spine, cloth rubbed; very good.
PBA Galleries' Sale 563: Fine Literature with the Wayne Martin Collection of Jack London
Thursday, 25th June 2015
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