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- White Fang | Book by Jack London, Ed Young | Official Publisher Page | Simon & Schuster
A beautiful copy with some minor wear to the boards of the book. Near Fine. Leather Exhibition Bin Very Good. First Edition,second Issue. Macmillan, First Edition, First Printing with tipped in title page. An attractive book without the ubiquitous fading to the spine. A beautiful copy. The binding is tight, with light wear to the panels.
The pages are clean with no writing, marks or bookplates in the book. We buy London First Editions.. First edition, second issue. Signed on ffep by London's daughter, Becky. Only light soiling and shelf wear. Hinges just starting to crack with rear hinge showing signs of glue repair. Bright, sturdy, Very Good, with better than VG curb appeal.
See scans. Second issue according to BAL and Woodbridge, with the tipped-in title page; Merle Johnson, however, states that the title page was always on a stub, or at least all the copies he examined. At any rate, copies with an integral title-page seem to be virtually unobtainable. London's classic adventure tale of the dog-wolf, White Fang, in a first edition example signed by London's daughter, Becky, and previously owned by C. Brigham, this likely being Clarence. Charles Livingston Bull's outstanding color plate illustrations enhance London's wilderness tale, which may be second in fame only to The Call of the Wild among London's novels.
New York: The Macmillan Co. First edition, second issue with tipped-in title page as usual. Publisher's vertically ribbed gray-green decorative cloth designed and signed by "CX", with gilt lettering to the spine, wolf illustration and lettering stamped in black and white to the front board. A very good copy with some light wear and toning to extremities, rubbing to the front board, very slight lean to spine, corners bumped, and a few scattered spots throughout a generally clean interior. Overall, a handsome copy.
BAL The novel is written from the point of view of the titular main character, a wolf-dog named White Fang, as he transitions into domestication.
White Fang (Illustrated)
White Fang is the thematic opposite of its companion text; while The Call of the Wild concerns a dog's natural wild instincts, White Fang is about an undomesticated creature's ability to be tamed.. First Edition.. Hard Cover. First Printing. No Names Or Marks. New York: The Macmillan Company, First Edition, Second Issue with the tipped in title page.
The basis for numerous films and one of London's classic works. First Edition. Decorative Cloth. First edition of London's beloved novel.
Octavo, original pictorial cloth with white and gilt lettering, pictorial endpapers. Frontispiece and 6 color plates by Charles Livingston Bull. With usual cancel title page. BAL notes that the cancel page occurs printed on either wove or on laid paper the rest of the text sheets are all laid paper but no priority or other significance. This copy with cancel printed on wove paper. In near fine condition with a touch of rubbing to the extremities and illustration to the front panel. It is a companion novel and a thematic mirror to London's best-known work, The Call of the Wild, which is about a kidnapped, domesticated dog embracing his wild ancestry to survive and thrive in the wild.
Upon its release, it was an immediate success worldwide, and became especially popular among younger readers. Robert Greenwood called White Fang "one of London's most interesting and ambitious works. Seller: Raptis Rare Books Published: Disclaimer:A readable copy. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact.
Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text. Dust jacket quality is not guaranteed. New York: the Macmillan company, Charles Livingston Bull. First Edition with the second issue point tipped-in title page, only a handful of the first issue are known to exist. Some light soiling and rubbing, head and tail of spine frayed; front hinge cracked; some foxing; overall very good.
White Fang London, Jack Macmillan. Book in great shape pointed corners. Just found book in a lot of 1st edition Jack London book This may be one of the best examples I have seen extremely tight hardly soiled if at all.
Everything intact. Seller: hooksbooknook Published: Condition: Very Good. Published October, " printed on the copyright page. An attractive copy bound in the publisher's original cloth with light wear to the spine and edges. A lovely copy.. With tipped-in title page variant binding , colour frontispice and seven other colour illustrations by Charles Livingston Bull.
An exceptionally well-preserved copy. Spine edges a little soft, a little fading down one thin strip along front cover, an almost fine copy with mint facsimile dustjacket added. First edition. Title page a cancel, as usual. A Near Fine copy of the book with some previous owner's gift inscriptions to the front end paper and a Jack London bookplate perhaps a facsimile attached to the verso of the end-paper.
Generally an attractive copy of the book. Jack London's classic novel of the adventures of a domesticated wolf-dog, sometimes viewed as metaphor for the way primitive man came to be civilized. The novel was originally published in serial in Outing magazine, and when it was released proved immensely popular. Indeed, White Fang would help enshrine London as an American household name. It has since been translated into over 89 languages and adapted into multiple films.
First Edition, First Printing.. First edition, tipped-in title page as usual. Gray illustrated cloth with cream lettering on front, gilt spine lettering. A nice copy. Jack London's answer to his own Call of the Wild; in this novel domestication not wildness is the path to freedom for the canine protagonist. Hardcover - as published. Minor wear to extrems. Spine very readable.
Chipping on the FFEP. Rear hinge weak. Light soiling to cover. All illustrations are present and correct. Octavo 19 x 14cm , pp. Publisher's blue-grey cloth blocked in black and white, gilt titles to spine, decorative endpapers.
With colour frontispiece illustration. Contents clean, contemporary ownership to flyleaf, inside paper joints a little strained, binding lightly handled, toned to spine with a couple of small marks. Very good indeed. London's story of a wild dog's journey toward becoming civilized in the Canadian territory of Yukon during the Klondike Gold Rush.
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Description Born in the wilds of the freezing cold Yukon, White Fang - half-dog, half-wolf - is the only animal in the litter to survive. He soon learns the harsh laws of nature, yet buried deep inside him are the distant memories of affection and love. Will this fiercely independent creature of the wild learn to trust man again?
Richard Adams, prize-winning author of Watership Down, introduces this chilling, beautiful tale of the wild. Other books in this series. Anne of Green Gables L. Add to basket. Heidi Johanna Spyri. The Jungle Book Rudyard Kipling. A Christmas Carol Charles Dickens.
White Fang | Book by Jack London, Ed Young | Official Publisher Page | Simon & Schuster
Treasure Island Robert Louis Stevenson. The Call of the Wild Jack London. Goodnight Mister Tom Michelle Magorian. Just So Stories Rudyard Kipling. What Katy Did Susan Coolidge. The Wizard of Oz L. The Wind in the Willows Kenneth Grahame. Peter Pan Sir J. The Railway Children E. The Westing Game Ellen Raskin. Tales of Ancient Egypt Michael Rosen. In he was caught up in the gold rush to the Klondike river in north-west Canada, which became the inspiration for The Call of the Wild and White Fang Jack London became one of the most widely read writers in the world.
Richard Adams grew up in Berkshire, the son of a country doctor.