OUR HAWAII.

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OUR HAWAII.
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Place Published: New York
Publisher: Macmillan
Date Published:
Edition: First edition, first printing
Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Near fine
Book Id: 21202

Description

Original blue cloth with cover design and lettering in gilt; xiv, 345 pp., [4] pages ads at rear; frontispiece and 15 full-page plates from photographs, colored map. Faint spotting to spine, minor wear to edges and corner, but near fine

Comments

First printing of Charmian's second book (after "Log of the Snark"). This copy inscribed and signed by the author to the Londons' close friend Johannes Reimers: "Dear Johannes: Here it is, at last - the rest of the tale of our Golden Trail through the Purple Seas, and amongst the Blessed Isles and their Love People, whom you and our dear lost Jack loved so well. Charmian, New York City, February 15, 1918." Johannes Reimers was a Norwegian-American writer and artist who first met Jack at a 1902 birthday party given for Jack by Anna Strunsky. See Charmian London's "The Book of Jack London" volume 1, page 368 for a detailed account of this first meeting. Reimers much later designed the landscaping surrounding the Londons' doomed Wolf House.



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