Lot 94: Jack London Scorn of Women First Edition Variant issue

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Lot 94: Author: London, Jack. Title: Scorn of Women: In Three Acts. Place Published: New York. Publisher: Macmillan Company. Date Published: 1906. Description: x, 256 + (3) ad pp. (Small 8vo) original maroon cloth with white cloth spine, front cover lettered in white, spine in black. First Edition, Variant Issue. Signed by London's daughter Becky London on the front free endpaper. One of the scarcest of Jack London first editions; only 920 copies printed. This copy being the variant issue with the spine imprint rearding just "Macmillan" in a single line of type, and without the gilt top edge, slightly shorter than the regular issue. BAL 11898; Sisson & Martens, p. 31; Kingman 16. Spine sunned, front joint splitting, light wear; very good. PBA Galleries' Sale 563: Fine Literature with the Wayne Martin Collection of Jack London Thursday, 25th June 2015 Estimate: $1000-1500
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