Lot 133 of 455:
Sterling's 1st book inscribed by Jack London  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$1,320
Estimate:
$500 - $800

Title:
The Testimony of the Suns and Other Poems

Author:
Sterling, George

Place:
San Francisco

Publisher:
A.M. Robertson

Date:
1904

Description:

142 pp. Black cloth lettered in gilt. Second Edition.

Inscribed and signed by Jack London on the front free endpaper, "Dear Constance - a man whose shoestrings we are not worthy to tie. Jack London, Jan. 19, 1915." The recipient is apparently Constance Crawley, for whom the poem on p.37 of the book is named, "To Miss Constance Crawley in 'Everyman.'" George Sterling's first book, first published the preceding year.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Rubbing and wear to covers, front hinge cracked; good to very good.


 
Item number:
310562
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