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    Early Printing of Jack London's Call of the Wild, Inscribed by the Author in the Year of Publication

    Jack London. The Call of the Wild. Illustrated by Philip R. Goodwin and Charles Livingston Bull. New York: The Macmillan Company, 1904. Early printing. Inscribed by London on the verso of the FFEP in black ink: "Dear Jessie: - / A merry Christmas / to you, / Affectionately, / Jack. / Oakland, Calif, / Christmas, 1904."
    Octavo. [5] [sic]-231, [1, blank], [2, ads] pages. Publisher's binding of full green cloth, front cover and spine stamped in black, red, and white, and lettered in gilt. Top edge gilt. Corners, edges and spine ends bumped and rubbed. Over-opened in some places. Spine slightly leaning. Slight staining to read endpapers. A very good copy.

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