Antique Hardcover Book, The Daughter Of The Snows, Jack London, 1902 First Edition, Novel, Literature, Fiction, Adventure
A hardcover book titled The Daughter of the Snows by Jack London. It is a 1902 First Edition. A Daughter of the Snows is Jack London's first novel.
The novel features a strong female heroine, Frona Welse. Frona was born into a wealthy family and educated at Stanford, but she takes to the Yukon Trail after upsetting her father and his wealthy community of friends with her out-spoken ways and her innocent friendship with the town's prostitute.
John Griffith Chaney London (1876 – 1916) was an American novelist, journalist and social activist. A pioneer of commercial fiction and American magazines, he was one of the first American authors to become an international celebrity and earn a large fortune from writing. He was also an innovator in the genre that would later become known as science fiction. His most famous works include The Call of the Wild and White Fang, both set in the Klondike Gold Rush, as well as the short stories "To Build a Fire", "An Odyssey of the North", and "Love of Life". He also wrote about the South Pacific in stories such as "The Pearls of Parlay", and "The Heathen".
7½ inches in length
5¼ inches in width
No Dust Cover
Published by Grosset & Dunlap -- 1902 -- First Edition
This book is a Reading Copy only (Reading Copy: A copy usually in poor to fair condition that includes all text presented in a legible fashion. The copy is fine to read but nothing more.) The binding is weak, the book is very worn, and some of the pages are stained. The pages are also yellowed with age. This book is 100 years old. Our price reflects its imperfection.
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