The Call of the Wild by Jack London illustrated by Ron King 1968 Classic Press Inc.

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Step into the paws of Buck, a dog stolen from his comfortable home, only to be thrust into the harsh environment of the Yukon during the 1890s Klondike Gold Rush. This stunning 1968 edition of Jack London's "The Call of the Wild," beautifully illustrated by Ron King, will draw you into a narrative that has captivated readers for over a century.


  • Title: The Call of the Wild
  • Publication Date: 1968
  • Publisher: Classic Press Inc.
  • Format: Hardcover Oversize Book
  • Pages: 217
  • Dimensions: 8.5 x 11 inches
  • Language: English
  • Condition: Name of the previous owner written in colored pencil as shown in photos

Key Features:

  • Explore the world from Buck's perspective as he evolves from a pampered pet to a creature of the wild. This book is much more than a story; it's a journey into the untamed wilderness of the animal psyche.
  • Ron King's many illustrations throughout the book add an extra layer of depth and understanding to Buck's world.
  • Though set in the late 19th century, Buck's struggles and triumphs are just as relatable and compelling today.
  • The hardcover format and the carefully preserved illustrations showcase the book's vintage charm, making it a valuable addition to any collection.


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The vintage items I share with you have been previously owned and loved. They may show some wear, as is typical for vintage pieces. Please use the pictures as a guide. If you have any questions or need more photos, ask.

In Summation:

This beautifully illustrated 1968 edition of "The Call of the Wild" offers not just a story but an experience. Its blend of narrative depth, visual artistry, and vintage charm makes it a must-have for any discerning book lover.

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