CLEMENS, SAMUEL | Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Tom Sawyer's Comrade). New York: Charles Webster, 1885
CLEMENS, SAMUEL | Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Tom Sawyer's Comrade). New York: Charles Webster, 1885
CLEMENS, SAMUEL | Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Tom Sawyer's Comrade). New York: Charles Webster, 1885
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CLEMENS, SAMUEL | Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Tom Sawyer's Comrade). New York: Charles Webster, 1885

Estimate: 2,000 - 3,000 USD

CLEMENS, SAMUEL | Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Tom Sawyer's Comrade). New York: Charles Webster, 1885

Estimate: 2,000 - 3,000 USD

Lot Sold:3,750USD
(4 bids, reserve met)

Description

Property from a Florida Collector

CLEMENS, SAMUEL

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Tom Sawyer's Comrade). New York: Charles Webster, 1885


8vo. Frontispiece and 173 illustrations by E. W. Kemble, photogravure plate of a portrait bust of Clemens by Karl Gerhardt (BAL state 1), title-leaf a cancel with copyright notice dated 1884 (additional BAL issue points: missing "5" on page 155 and p. 283-84 on a stub, with an additional final blank leaf present.) First signature loose, very occasional light stain. Publisher's pictorial green cloth, stamped in black and gilt with portrait of Huckleberry Finn; gilt bright, tail of spine a trifle frayed. Cloth slipcase.


First edition, early issue of this classic American novel.


REFERENCES:

BAL 3145; Grolier, American 87; Johnson, pp. 111

Condition Report

Condition as described in catalogue entry.


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CLEMENS, SAMUEL | Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Tom Sawyer's Comrade). New York: Charles Webster, 1885
CLEMENS, SAMUEL | Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Tom Sawyer's Comrade). New York: Charles Webster, 1885
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