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London, Jack
The Call Of The Wild
MacMillan Company, 1903. B&W and Color Illustrations; First Edition with all points according to Sisson. (First Edition, First Printing, with published July 1093 on the copyright page). This book is in Very Good+ to Near Fine - condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping and rubbing. There is some light rubbing to the white decorations on the front cover and spine of the book cover. There is one small spot of rubbing to the rear panel. The text pages are clean and bright. Illustrated throughout with both full page, full color illustrations, and monotone illustrations (18 in total). A very nice, bright copy. "The Call of the Wild is a short adventure novel by Jack London, published in 1903 and set in Yukon, Canada, during the 1890s Klondike Gold Rush, when strong sled dogs were in high demand. The central character of the novel is a dog named Buck. The story opens at a ranch in Santa Clara Valley, California, when Buck is stolen from his home and sold into service as a sled dog in Alaska. He becomes progressively primitive and wild in the harsh environment, where he is forced to fight to survive and dominate other dogs. By the end, he sheds the veneer of civilization, and relies on primordial instinct and learned experience to emerge as a leader in the wild. " (from Wikipedia) [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: SHowlett-WestBooks [Modesto, California, US]

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