Jack London bookplate, ca. 1910

Contributed by Cary Memorial Library in Wayne


Jack London (1876-1916) was an American author who became successful with his exciting tales set during the Klondike Gold Rush, notably "Call of the Wild" and "White Fang." With its bold illustration of a wolf, London's bookplate brings to mind this writer's popular fiction.

Elizabeth Hyatt amassed a large bookplate collection in honor of famed opera singer Annie Louise Cary (1841-1921), who was born in Wayne, and for whom the present library is named.

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  • Title: Jack London bookplate, ca. 1910
  • Creator: Cross, Ernest James
  • Creation Date: circa 1910
  • Subject Date: circa 1910
  • Town: Wayne
  • County: Kennebec
  • State: ME
  • Media: Ink on paper
  • Dimensions: 13 cm x 10 cm
  • Local Code: B (Box)
  • Collection: Bookplate collection
  • Object Type: Text and Image

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Cary Memorial Library in Wayne
17 Old Winthrop Road, Wayne, ME 04284
(207) 685-3612

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