A road novel 50 years before Kerouac, "The Valley of the Moon" traces the odyssey of Billy and Saxon Roberts from the labor strife of Oakland at the turn of the century through Central and Northern California in search of land they can farm independently.A road novel 50 years before Kerouac, "The Valley of the Moon" traces the odyssey of Billy and Saxon Roberts from the labor strife of Oakland at the turn of the century through Central and Northern California in search of land they can farm independently.Read Less
Fair. Good copy for reading, may have heavy page wear with writing textual notes highlighting or be an heavily used ex library copy with library markings, stickers or stamps. Dust jacket or accessories may not be included.
Good. 1 Copy Available Good/HC with NO/DJ; 1916. Moderate wear to spine ends and corners. Good intact binding with clean unmarked internals. Tanning and foxing over time. One page was torn out and laid back in. An excellent reading copy.
Fair. No Jacket. Possibly an ex-library copy? Blue boards with black titles to spine. Boards have some marks; lean to spine. Front end paper has been removed; ex-libris stamp on inside front board and previous owner's name on end paper. Pages tanning. A reading copy only.
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530pp. Octavo [19 cm] Tan cloth covered boards with blue ink stamped titles and orange and blue ink stamped vignettes on the spine and front cover and spine. Good only. The extremities are mildly rubbed, soiled and stained. There is a 1/2 inch tear in the cloth at the head of the spine. There are also several smaller splits in the cloth at the ends of the spine as well. There are a couple of small light moisture stains on the fore edge of the text block. The front endsheet is cracked along the hinge and the text block is cracked near the center and at the rear. The front endsheet has faint erased pencil scribbles, a previous owner's name in pen, and an address label. There is a very large glue stain on the front pastedown, and there are two small thin glue stains on the front free endsheet. Jack London's works emphasized the concepts of unconfined individualism and Darwinism in its exploration of the laws of nature.
Good. No Dustjacket. 1914. 530 pages. No dust jacket. Blue cloth boards with blue lettering to spine. Pages are tanned but clean throughout. Crack to hinge inside front board, and more through text. Binding in good condition. Spine ends torn and frayed, and corners bumped and rubbed.
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