The majority of Little Blue Books with this front wrapper style were issued between 1924 and the late 1930's. There is a copyright date of 1922 by Jack London's wife; Charmian London, in the front of this Little Blue Book. (Jack London died at age 40 in 1916.)
This 64 page Little Blue Book contains five short stories by Jack London. This prolific writer is best known for his books; "Call of the Wild" and "White Fang" but also became widely known for his other writings including many short stories. The short stories included in this publication are:
"A Goboto Night," "Dutch Courage," "To Repel Boarders," "An Adventure in the Upper Sea," and "Bald-Face."
The front cover has come loose from its stapled inner pages though all of the inner pages and the cover wrap remain bound together. There is fading of the blue cover and age tanning particularly around the edges. The book have darkened with time. No tears, marks, or creases found.
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