"To Build a Fire" in the Century Magazine, Volume LXXVI, No. 4, August 1908

Softcover, New York: The Century Company, 1908. Good. Good: covers worn and spine chipped, but magazine intact. London explains how this story evolved from the earlier tale of the same title which apppeared in The Youth's Companion for May 29, 1902. This , most famous of all Jack London short stories, was written during the Snark voyage. Century paid $300 for it. The famous opening to Build a Fire "Day had broken cold and gray, exceedingly cold and gray", London used virtually the same words in several of his novels. --from Dale L. Walker's bibliography "The Fiction of Jack London". Ships same or next business day. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 76 pages. [Item #66307]

Price: $350.00

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