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THE GILDED AGE

By: Twain, Mark

Price: $500.00

Publisher: American Publishing: 1874

Edition: First US Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 75

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket; These "subscription" books were issued in various styles of cloth and leather bindings. Collectors should be aware that the early cloth bindings, unlike the bindings on Twain's later books, are very hard to find in truly nice condition. The cloth and papers used were relatively cheap quality and become brittle with age. This book has original publisher boards; NOT REBOUND as is often the case for this work! -- dark brown or black original cloth over boards. Decoratively stamped in gilt, spine lettered in gilt, publishers logo blind-stamped on back cover, also blindstamped details to boards. Plain endpapers. Appendix present plus RARE (for some reason most copies have advertisements excised out) 4pp pub. Adv. At rear. Top edge light brown. With more than 200 illustrations and PLATES by eminent artists of the day! Fold-out illustration @ page 246 -- almost 2 feet long -- present and in EXCELLENT condition! Original publisher boards; NOT REBOUND as is often the case for this work!


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INNOCENTS ABROAD, THE VOYAGE OUT

By: Twain, Mark

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Hotten: 1872

Edition: First English Edition; Later Printing

Seller ID: 76

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket; The title page is undated and there is nothing printed on the back of the title page; but the advertisements in the rear are titled "Very Important New Books, Special List for 1872". 4 pages of publisher's advertisements before the text, 256 pages of text, and more than 20 pages of illustrated advertisements in rear. No writing or marks in the text, no torn or missing pages in the text, no ownership markings. Missing front-free endpaper, with staining to edges of endpapers and along the gutters of the first few and last couple of pages, not affecting the text. Original green cloth binding with gilt lettering, spine cocked, light wear to edges of cover.


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LIFE ON THE MISSISSIPPI

By: Twain, Mark

Price: $500.00

Publisher: Osgood: 1883

Edition: First US Edition; Second Printing

Seller ID: 77

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket; Rubbing to spine ends/board corners and small (1/3") spine edge wear; light wear to boards; some spine wrinkling. Hinges very tight; but cracked... One set of opposing leaves w/very light toned rectangle from laid-in bookmark; else leaves in very good or better condition.


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THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF MARK TWAIN

By: Twain, Mark

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1924

Edition: First US Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 289

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket; Handsome deep blue and gold gilt boards, vol. Two with a few marks of soiling which I believe can be cleaned. Spines light faded, some wear to head and tail. Original owners book plates on the back of each front board. Two tiny spots of foxing to paste down and endpaper volume two. Both editions each with exceptional photogravure frontis depicting Twain. Interiors clean, very bright both volumes in great Condition


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THE ADVENTURES OF HUCKKLEBERRY FINN

By: Twain, Mark

Price: $375.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1884

Edition: First British Edition; Later Printing

Seller ID: 309

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket