Lot 83: Author: London, Jack. Title: The Red One. Place Published: New York. Publisher: Macmillan Company. Date Published: 1918. Description: (vi), 193, (3) + (4) ad pp. Portrait frontispiece of London from a photograph by Arnold Genthe. (8vo) original brown boards decorated in black, blue and red. First Edition. A notoriously fragile book - the only London first edition bound in pictorial paper over boards rather than cloth. Signed on the front free endpaper by the author's daughter, Becky London. BAL 11977; Sisson & Martens, p. 97. Spine leaning, front joint splitting at ends; soiling to a few leaves within; very good.
PBA Galleries' Sale 563: Fine Literature with the Wayne Martin Collection of Jack London
Thursday, 25th June 2015
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