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Jack London
Jack London The Sea Wolf True 1st Ed first print 1904 macmillan HB gilt top edge
Jack London The Sea Wolf True 1st Ed first edition first printing 1904 USA The Macmillan Company HB. edgeworn, corner worn, scuffed and bumped. light fraying at bottom spine end. HC solid hardcover. Used, text all clean, see pics. Vertically ribbed blue t cloth. Embossed pictorial lettering on the front cover is white and spine lettering is white. The decoration on the front cover is a sailor in dark blue and orange with water in background in blue with dark orange streaks. Top edge is gold gilt. Other edges are uncut. copies printed: 63,337. size is 19x12 1/2cm. 366 pages plus 3 pages of ads. plus frontispiece and 5 plates. states "1903 and 1904 Set up and electrotyped. Published October, 1904" on copyright page*. see note below. small picture of author inside first board. name of "Cooke" lightly in gilt edge. the remnants of lettering color on spine are white, not gilt. illustrated by WJ Aylward. SEE ALL PICS. SCARCE TRUE FIRST! *Regarding copyright page details: 1904 On Title page and Copyright Notices 1903 And 1904 On Copyright Page (Only One Copy, One Of Jack London's Personal Copies, Now In The Huntington Library, Is Known With All Copyright Notices Dated 1904, And Was Apparently A Preliminary Issue And Never Actually Published In This Form) London's fifth novel: A thrilling epic of a sea voyage and a complex novel of ideas, The Sea-Wolf is a standard-bearer of its genre. It is the vivid story of a gentleman scholar, Humphrey Van Weyden, who is rescued by a seal-hunting schooner after a ferryboat accident in San Francisco Bay. The Sea-Wolf also introduces Jack London' … [Click Below for Full Description]
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