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LITERATURE AND CHILDREN'S BOOKS FROM THE COLLECTION OF DAVID R. MACDONALD

Clemens, Samuel L.
THE ADVENTURES OF TOM SAWYER. BY MARK TWAIN. HARTFORD: AMERICAN PUBLISHING COMPANY, 1876
Estimate
1,0002,000
LOT SOLD. 3,750 USD
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LITERATURE AND CHILDREN'S BOOKS FROM THE COLLECTION OF DAVID R. MACDONALD

Clemens, Samuel L.
THE ADVENTURES OF TOM SAWYER. BY MARK TWAIN. HARTFORD: AMERICAN PUBLISHING COMPANY, 1876
Estimate
1,0002,000
LOT SOLD. 3,750 USD
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Details & Cataloguing

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Clemens, Samuel L.
THE ADVENTURES OF TOM SAWYER. BY MARK TWAIN. HARTFORD: AMERICAN PUBLISHING COMPANY, 1876
Square 8vo. Wood-engraved frontispiece and text vignettes by True Williams and others, peach endpapers, publisher's catalogue bound in at rear; light stains to a few pages only. Publisher's sheep, spine with gilt rules and title; corners restored, rebacked as so often found. Green half-morocco, gilt silpcase.
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Literature

Lilly/Karanovich 90; BAL 3369; Grolier American 79; Johnson p. 27; Peter Parley to Penrod 43.

Catalogue Note

First American edition, first issue printed on wove paper with the endpapers of laid paper,  half-title a separate leaf and blank on the verso. This and The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn provide the very essence of Twain.

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