A Son of the Sun

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Author: London, Jack (1876-1916) signed

Year: 1912

Publisher: Doubleday, Page & Co

Place: Garden City


[i-viii], [1-2], [3]-333 pages with frontispiece and three other black and white illustrations. Small Octavo (7 3/4" x 5 1/2"). Illustrated by A O Fischer and C W Ashley. Bound in original publisher's steel-blue cloth with light blue lettering to cover and spine, cover illustrated embossed ship with white sales and orange trim, surrounded by gray clouds.Signed processed check drawn on The Merchants National Bank of San Francisco, dated 1909 to Frank E Davis Fish Company for $37.55 in London's hand laid in. [BAL 11937] [Sissons & Martens 63] First edition, First issue.

This volume, like Smoke Bellew, is divided into chapters, possibly explaining why it has been variously characterized as "a Polynesian novel," "a Melanesian novel," and "a collection of short stories.


Shelf wear, corners bumped, spine ends and corners moderately rubbed, lightly soiled. A very good copy lacking dust jacket. Check in very good condition with perforated cancellation to check.

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