Item #23814 The Sea-Wolf. Jack London.

The Sea-Wolf

Hartford: The Connecticut Printers, 1961. Martin, Fletcher. Hardcover. 354 pages. 28 x 21.5 cm. Limited edition, copy E.R. of 1500 (probably for Ernst Reichl designer of the title). Signed by Fletcher Martin who made the illustrations. Introduction by Edmund Gilligan, NEWMAN & WICHE 326. LEC Monthly Letter, a four page printed LEC two color sheet, and two 3 x 5" lined cards with Fletcher Martin's hand written blue ink notes on his private thoughts regarding the illustrations for Macy. He states Macy erred claiming this was his first design for LEC. He says a design for a work, he did not remember the title of was rejected by Macy but paid for by him. He also discusses his disdain for the author, plus a good deal of back and forth regarding topography and other issues with Macy concerning designs for the Sea-Wolf. Martin wanted the author's name included in the design, Macy rejected it. Full Irish linen silk-screened with a design by Fletcher Martin. Fine in fine maroon slipcase. Item #23814

Price: $250.00

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