Lot 78 of 221:
Charmian London - Our Hawaii 1st edition  

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Lot closed - unsold
Estimate:
$2,500 - $3,500

Title:
Our Hawaii

Author:
London, Charmian Kittredge

Place:
New York

Publisher:
The Macmillan Company

Date:
1917

Description:

xiv, [2], 345 + [6] ad pp. Illustrated from photographs, including frontispiece portrait of Jack London with facsimile signature. Blue blue cloth lettered and decorated in gilt; pictorial jacket. First Edition.

Inscribed by Charmian London on front free endpaper to: "Dear 'C.D' and C.D's dear wife: - I do not need to tell you the love I put into this tale of our sojourning in our beloved Farthest West. I wish there had been more space to devote to our friends; but it's such a long book! Faithfully yours, Charmian London. New York City, January 22, 1918." "C.D." was Charles Dana Wright of Honolulu, who published "Bits of Verse from Hawaii" in 1915. His bookplate is affixed to the front pastedown.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Covers somewhat soiled, minor rubbing to spine ends, top edge dusty; else very good in moderately worn and soiled - but complete - jacket.


 
Item number:
277102
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