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Before Adam / Jack London

2015.7.337

Kathleen V. Roberts Collection of Decorated Publishers' Bindings

Jack London

Charles Livingston Bull

Reprint

Grosset & Dunlap

New York

1912

Publisher's Binding

Bound in pale green cloth hardcovers stamped in blue and red depicting the footprints of a prehistoric precursor to man in a wrap-around design to spine. In a dust jacket designed by Charles Livingston Bull showing a scene of ape-like creatures on sprawling, twisting, tree roots, hanging vines, water, and a serpent.

First published by Macmillan in 1907, "Published by Arrangement with The Macmillan Co.". Flyleaf inscription: May. Gene 1919

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