LONDON, CHARMIAN. 1871-1955.
The Log of the Snark. New York: The Macmillan Co., 1916.
Original cloth, gilt. Full page inscription from Charmian to Ralph Conning dated April 16th 1917. Photograph of Charmian and Jack in the British Solomon Islands in 1908, both sitting on a boat with peggy their dog, with notations in Charmian's hand tipped-in to front paste-down, and a TLS from Charmian to Conning, dated November 20th 1935, on family matters, loosely laid-in.
WITH: The Book of Jack London. New York: The Century Co., 1921. 2 volumes, both inscribed to Jack London's literary manager Harvey Taylor and further gifted by Taylor to Leonard Allis in January 1932, dust-jackets, chipped at edges; And 5 other works by Charmian London, together with a vintage 9 x 7 inch glamorous photograph of Charmian, signed on verso 'Mrs Jack London', and presumably sent by Charmian to friends after her marriage to Jack in November 1905. Together, 9 items.
Charmian held the torch for her late husband all her life, and was responsible for the special copies of his books with fragments of cheques and family photographs.