The Jungle
The Jungle

The Jungle

The Jungle Publishing Co., 1906. Hardcover. True first. 'Sustainer's Edition' label glued to front pastedown states 'An appeal was published in the Socialist press for advance orders to make possible the publication of this book. About five thousand copies were ordered, of which this is one.' Publishers refused to print Sinclair's book so he financed this print run himself. Green cloth boards with white lettering, black and white factory embellishment on front board. Rubbing to top and bottom of spine. Slight fading to spine, lettering and embellishments very slightly faded from age. A few pencil brackets in margins. Previous owner's unique calligraphy signature on ffep ('Kellogg'- possibly Spencer Kellogg, a little known writer). Pages very clean, NO foxing or markings. All listed F.E. points present. Boards clean, binding sturdy. A rare piece of history! Protected in bubble wrap. Good. Item #mon0001940793

Price: $2,000.00

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