THE CALL OF THE WILD
NY: Macmillan, 1903. Hardcover. Collectible Poor. Item #5025036
Earliest reprint we believe, stated "Reprinted July, 1903" following statement of first publication date of "July, 1903."Pictorial gilt-stamped cloth. 231pp. Illus. T.E.G. (top edge gilt). London's eternally classic tale of Yukon Territory and the Klondike Gold Rush. We have priced this copy at about 1/4 the usual asking price for the second printing for three reasons: (1) the cloth of a small area of the lower spine next to the front board is worn through. (2) The last numbered leaf (p. 231 is chipped along the fore edge. (3) rear hinge is split. Also tideline (stain) inner corner of ffep. Former owner's name written in pencil on front paste down. This price will give the buyer some "wiggle-room" for repairs if buyer wished.