Jack London Signed 1908 Letter From Tahiti Troubled but gifted writer of adventure stories often based on his own experiences. At one time, the highest paid writer in America. Offered here is a typed letter signed, one page, 8.5" x 11", dated February 15, 1908. It is to a friend and written from Papeete, Tahiti, during his trip around the world. In full, "In reply to yours of January 26. That isn't a gasoline launch that I'm sailing around the world in, but a ketch-rig sailing boat, that happens to have on it a 70 h.p. gasoline auxiliary. Don't worry about us. We are safer than on most of the big ocean steamers. And if I thought I was going to be lost, I wouldn't be sailing around the world this way. As it is, I am perfectly safe, and seeing something of the world, and am having a jolly good time." Great content, fine condition, expected mailing folds. Accompanied by a vintage envelope with the notation, "Don't throw away! Jack London's Letter to Gramps." Accompanied by COA from PSA/DNA.

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