THE SON OF THE WOLF; TALES OF THE FAR NORTH, by Jack London -1900 Yukon Klondike


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The Son of the Wolf

by Jack London

Published by: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, Boston and New York, 1900.

Hardback is overall in VERY GOOD condition.

  • Volume displays minor overall aging and wear.
  • Gray cloth covers feature bright silver design, around title and to corners on front, and in a vertical band along back.
  • Boards display mild rubbing to covers, as well as some faint stains on front and back, and minimal overall aging. (See photos)
  • Spine features text and design in silver, and is softened at ends showing mild general fading.
  • Binding is secure, with light play.
  • Front fep has previous owner signature. (See photos)
  • Interior exhibits gentle age-toning, with occasional staining, dust, and foxing.
  • Inside pages are free of writing and intentional marks. 
  • Last pages exhibit a narrow 2" long damp stain along fore edge that persists from page 223 to end. (See photos)
  • Text block edges show commensurate toning, as well as the damp stain from fore edge of last pages. (See photos)
  • Book may exhibit additional minor signs of age or wear.
  • SC20190103

251 pages. 5.25 x 8 inches.

One of the greatest American novelists of the late 19th and 20th centuries, Jack London was also one of the first to become a worldwide celebrity and earn a large fortune by writing. A pioneer in the field of commercial magazine fiction, he became known mostly for his tales of the Far North and the Yukon Gold Rush. This is part of a first set of novels on the subject. 

Features a B&W illustrated frontis. Later of three printings from 1900 - type on page 147 is not broken.

AS IS! Please see photos. More photos available upon request.

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Modified Item: No
Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
Binding: Hardcover
Region: North America
Original/Facsimile: Original
Language: English
Special Attributes: Illustrated
Subject: Literary
Topic: Action Adventure
Place of Publication: Boston New York
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin and Company
Year Printed: 1900
Author: Jack London
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