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    In the Scarce Dust Jacket

    Jack London. Dutch Courage and Other Stories. New York: The Macmillan Company, 1922.

    First edition. Small octavo. xii, 180 pages. Frontispiece portrait of the author as a young sailor, plus seven plates illustrated by George M. Richards.

    Original red cloth stamped in black on front cover and in gilt on spine. Front hinge starting, tiny gouge to front, and rear hinge starting; binding cracked at final signature, but still a sturdy, square copy. Some light thumb-soiling to edges. Original pictorial dust jacket. Jacket chipped, most prominently at spine ends, with some loss of text. Jacket also lightly browned and rubbed. A near fine copy in the scarce dust jacket.

    BAL 11985.

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