NY: Macmillan, 1917. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Original red cloth with titles and decoration in gilt and black, octavo, ix, 337 pp. Color frontispiece. Publisher's 6-page catalogue of Jack London's books and 1 title by Alfred W. Pollard at rear. ADVANCE REVIEW COPY IN ORIGINAL PICTORIAL JACKET. Bit of spotting to front cover, surface scratches to rear cover, else very good in moderately edgeworn, but clean and entirely original (unrestored) jacket. Item #21973
With 2 typographical errors in the text as noted by Sisson & Martens: on page 45, line 4 "jnmping" for "jumping" and page 323, line 7 "Vila" for "Villa" (Sisson & Martens erroneously locate this typo at page 333). With Macmillan Co.'s circular perforated stamp on title page "ADVANCE COPY FOR REVIEW NOT FOR SALE" and with their printed review slip laid in. Rare thus. Sisson & Martens page 94; BAL 11973.