Item #1275 The Game (Unrecorded Variant, First Edition). Jack London.

The Game (Unrecorded Variant, First Edition)

New York: The Macmillan Company, 1905. Henry Hutt and T. C. Lawrence. First Edition, First State. Hardcover. Green cloth over boards, title and decorations stamped in red and gray onto upper board, title stamped in gilt onto spine, 12mo (7-1/2 inches tall), pp. 182, [6] ads, color frontis, illustrated throughout. Copyright page lacks the Metropolitan Magazine copyright rubber stamp applied to all later issues of the first edition. Volume with some light bumps and scuffs and a tiny 0.5 cm closed tear to top of frontis. An apparently unrecorded state of the first printing, lacking both the gilt to the top edge of the text block and the frontis tissue guard, with neither showing any evidence of ever having been there. Very Good Plus / No DJ. Item #1275

London's novel of life and death in the prize-fighting ring "All I know is that you feel good in the ring" caption title p.19. Ref. Sisson, p. 24; Woodbridge, 36; Johnson/Blanck 4th ed. p. 318; Ahearn, 015a.

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