(#172811) THE STAR ROVER. Jack London.

THE STAR ROVER. New York: The Macmillan Company, 1915. Octavo, pp. [1-6] 1-329 [330: printer's slug] [331-340: ads] [341-342: blank] [note: last leaf is a blank], inserted color frontispiece, original pictorial light blue cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black, white and gold. First U.S. edition. The British edition (titled THE JACKET) preceded the U.S. edition. It was deposited in the British Library 4 August 1915. and was listed as "ready" in Athenaeum 7 August 1915. The U.S. edition was published in October and a copy was received by the Boston Athenaeum 14 October 1915. Anatomy of Wonder (1976) 2-110 and (1981) 1-119. Barron (ed), Fantasy Literature 3-223. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1031. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 518. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 142. Schlobin, The Literature of Fantasy 674. Survey of Science Fiction Literature V, pp. 2159-62. In 333. Bleiler (1978), p. 126. Reginald 09153. BAL 11963. Baird and Greenwood, An Annotated Bibliography of California Fiction 1664-1970 1544. Smith, American Fiction, 1901-1925 L-463. Hanna, A Mirror for the Nation 2227. Slight spine lean, inner front hinge repaired, cloth rubbed at lower spine end and lower corner tips, page edges tanned, a very good copy with bright cover stamping in very good pictorial dust jacket (priced $1.50 on the spine panel) that reproduces the color frontispiece on the front panel. The jacket is dust soiled, the spine panel is a bit tanned, and there is some internal white paper tape reinforcement at the spine ends and corners. The jacket is complete and unrestored. This is a pretty nice example of the jacket. (#172811).

Price: $3,500.00

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"Published October, 1915" on copyright page.