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The Jungle

by Upton Sinclair
Format
Book; Online
Published
New York : Doubleday, Page & Company, 1906.
Language
English
Description
[10], 413, [5] p. (first 2 p. and last 5 p. blank) ; 21 cm.
Notes
  • Verso of title page: Published February, 1906.
  • This is the first appearance in book form, first printing. (Although this and the Jungle Pub. Co. 1906 edition both have the same Feb. 1906 statement, it appears from the type wear and other evidence that the Doubleday edition was run off first.--Lilly Lib.) However, see note in UVa copy 6.
  • First published serially in "One-Hoss Philosophy", no. 33-35, in 1905 April-October.--OCLC OLUC.
  • Sometimes published with sub-title: A story of Chicago.--OCLC OLUC.
  • "Other books by Upton Sinclair": p. [4] of preliminary p.
  • First leaf and p. [414-418] blank.
Local Notes
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Taylor 1906 .S55 J8: Original pictorial olive-green cloth, stamped in white and black; dust jacket. Taylor Collection of American Best-Sellers. Gift of Mrs. R. C. Taylor.
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: PS3537 .I85 J8 1906 Copy 1: Original pictorial olive-green cloth, stamped in white and black. Some of the blank leaves lacking. From the Papers of Anne Spencer, MSS 14204.
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: PS3537 .I85 J8 1906 Copy 2: Original pictorial olive-green cloth, stamped in white and black. Gift of James R. Gilliam, Jr., with his bookplate.
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: PS3537 .I85 J8 1906 Copy 3: Original pictorial brown cloth, stamped in white and black. Gift of Dr. W. Duncan Owens.
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: PS3537 .I85 J8 1906 Copy 4: Original pictorial dark olive-green cloth, stamped in white and black. Gift of Emma Harlan.
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: PS3537 .I85 J8 1906 Copy 5: Original pictorial olive-green cloth, stamped in white and black. Gift of Landon White.
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: PS3537 .I85 J8 1906 Copy 6: Inscribed: "My edition & the Doubleday edition were simultaneous in theory & fact. Upton Sinclair, May 22, 1930." Original pictorial olive-green cloth, stamped in white and black. Gift of Mrs. Harry A. Hatry.
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: PS3537 .I85 J8 1906 Copy 7: Original pictorial olive-green cloth, stamped in white and black. Gift of Prof. & Mrs. Otis L. Updike.
Cited in
Lilly Lib. Cat. ... from the Upton Sinclair archives, no. 51 and 52
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Taylor 1906 .S55 J8