THE SCARLET PLAGUE. Jack London, Gordon Grant, novel, illustrations.


New York: The Macmillan Company, 1915. First Edition. Superlative copy of this post-apocalyptic novel, which "recalls the catastrophic plague that decimated the modern world, plunging it into a barbarism from which no recovery can be made" (Barron 1-60, Anatomy of Wonder, 3rd Ed). BAL 11960, Woodbridge 128; Bleiler, p.183. Item #4397

First Printing, one of 5,105 copies. Octavo (19cm); publisher's original, with marroon cloth, with titling and decorative elements, stamped in gilt, red, and yellow on spine and front cover; pictorial endpapers; [8],9-182, plus 6pp ads; illus. Trivial wear to spine ends, else a fresh, Fine copy, with the titling and pictorial elements notably unrubbed.

Price: $500.00