Clemens, Samuel Langhorne | Three works by Mark Twain
The Passion of American Collectors: Property of Barbara and Ira Lipman
Clemens, Samuel Langhorne
Three works by Mark Twain
Mark Twain's (Burlesque) Autobiography and First Romance. New York: Sheldon and Company, (1871). 12mo. Wood-engraved illustrations. Publisher's purple cloth gilt; spine and front cover edges faded. — The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Tom Sawyer's Comrade). London: Chatto & Windus 1884. 8vo. Numerous wood-engraved illustrations by E. W. Kemble, publisher's 32 pp. catalogue at end dated October 1884; half-title and frontispiece a little shaken. Purple polished calf gilt by Bayntun, gilt edges, original red cloth covers bound in. — A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court. New York: Charles L. Webster & Co., 1889. 8vo. Numerous wood-engraved illustrations. Publisher's pictorial green cloth; slightest rubbing to extremities.
Together, 3 vols., various sizes.
Group lots not subject to return.
Respectively, first edition, first English edition (preceding the American edition), and first edition.
BAL 3326, 3414, 3429 (earliest state of p. 59; without half-title [no priority])
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