The Call of the Wild - Jack London 1903 - The Macmillan Company, New York - First Edition, First Issue Deep in the forest a call was sounding, and . . . he felt compelled to turn his back upon the fire, and to plunge into the forest

A fresh first edition of Jack London's best and most enduring work, with little of the usual rubbing to the boards. Illustrated with eleven full page colour plates, including frontispiece with tissue-guard, five in-text colour illustrations, and numerous full page and in-text single tint decorations and illustrations, by Philip R. Goodwin and Charles Livingston Bull, decorations by Charles E. Hooper.

‘What projects
The Call of the Wild towards immortality is London's urgent and vivid style, and his astonishing identification with the world he's describing’ - The Guardian Newspaper (2014), 100 best novels.
  Provenance: Contemporary name of E. P. Marshall to verso of frontispiece.

Reference: BAL 11876. Sisson & Martens,
Jack London First Editions, 13.

Octavo (book size 20x14cm) pp. [6] 9-231 [1] 2 (publisher’s ads). Pagination reflects that of the publisher which includes the colour plates. In publisher’s vertically ribbed green cloth, decorated in black, white, and terracotta, and lettered in gilt to spine and front board, top edge gilt, pale green illustrated endpapers.
  Condition: Near fine, with only a hint of the usual loss of white to spine or front board, light wear to corners and spine ends, small spot to upper rear corner, internally fine.   Ref: 110028   Price: HK$ 19,600