CLEMENS, SAMUEL, THE WRITINGS OF MARK TWAIN, HARTFORD, CONN.: 1899-1907, 25 VOLUMES, THE AUTOGRAPH EDITION
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- The Writings of Mark Twain. Hartford, Connecticut: American Publishing Company, 1899-1907
25 volumes, 8vo. Frontispiece portraits, titles by Tiffany & Co., many volumes illustrated, including 17 plates signed by such notable artists as Peter Newell, Karl Gerhardt, Charles Noel Flagg, and A.B. Frost; very occasional and minor foxing, a few closed marginal tears, primarily marginal tears to pp. 21-24 of vol. II just affecting text, vol. XIX lacking plate facing p. 115. Uniformly bound in full maroon morocco, covers with gilt rules and floral cornerpieces stamped in gilt, red, and white, top edges gilt, pink watered silk doublures and endleaves; spines lightly and uniformly sunned, rubbing to joints, one or two nicks to morocco, heads of vols. X and XX nicked with loss, splits to interior joints of few a volumes (I, III, VIII, X, XIV, XX).