New York: The Macmillan Company, 1906. 327 pp. + 4 pp. ads. Approximately 5 1/4 x 8". Grey-green cloth over boards with lettering on spine and cover, copyright page indicates set up and electrotyped and published October, 1906, cracked front gutter and loose hinge, first few pages loose, owner inscription in ink on front free endpaper, title page tipped in, some wear and rubbing, some black ink marks on rear cover, otherwise in good + condition.
John Griffith Chaney (1876 - 1916) was an American journalist and writer. He was best known for The Call of the Wild and White Fang, two Alaskan Klondike Gold Rush novels and became financially successful and a worldwide celebrity. He also was a science fiction writer and a social activist.