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MARK TWAIN

Published by UK. Chatto & Windus (1876)

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Item Description: UK. Chatto & Windus, 1876. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. Hardcover, First Edition, published in England first. has been rebound at some time, half leather, light wear, some rubs to edges, some foxing, has a large inscription dated 1876 on inner endpaper, has a pencil sketch opposite the preface page, the preface page edge looks like its been repaired, 341 pages, pages are a bit grubby, ( see pictures ) Collection Prefered, Get in touch for an appointment to view the book. Bookseller Inventory # 36840

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TWAIN, Mark [CLEMENS, Samuel] et al

Published by Underhill & Nichols, Buffalo (1893)

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Item Description: Underhill & Nichols, Buffalo, 1893. Original decorated cloth. First Edition. Publisher's decorated green cloth stamped in brown and silver. SIGNED by the book's most famous contributor "Truly yours, Mark Twain" on the first blank. BAL 3437: Fourth Printing. Contains the first appearance of Twain's "Extracts from Adam's Diary, Translated from the Original MS," on pages [93]-109. This copy also has an AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED from each of three of the other contributors--David Day, Edward Martin, and Peter Porter--laid in. Also laid in is an old catalogue description from Charles Sessler, Bookseller. The endpapers and preliminaries, including the front blank with Twain's signature, have been strengthened with Japanese tissue paper in the gutters. Spine a little darkened but a bright copy. Near Fine. Bookseller Inventory # 002572

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Twain, Mark (Samuel Langhorne Clemens)

Published by Charles L. Webster and Company, NY (1885)

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Item Description: Charles L. Webster and Company, NY, 1885. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket. Illustrated by E. W. Kemble (illustrator). Second Printing. Publisher's full green cloth, reverse lettering on gilt panel and additional gilt lettering on spine, gilt decoration and lettering on cover, black embossed decoration on spine and embossed black lettering and decoration on cover. Illustrated with 174 B&W drawings by E. W. Kemble and tissue-protected photographic frontispiece of bust of the author. Second issue, with the following points: (1) Copyright date 1884 (leaf bound in - McBride State C); (2) On page 13 the illustration "Him and Another Man" is correctly listed as being at page 87 (McBride State B); (3) The words "with the saw," appear correctly on page 57 (McBride State B); (4) The final "5" on Page No. 155 is added in the same font (McBride State B); (5) There is no signature mark "11" on page 161 (McBride State A); (6) On page 283 the fly on Silas' pants is straight (leaf tipped in - McBride State C); (7) In the portrait frontispiece, the cloth under the bust is not visible, the imprint is "Photo-Gravure," and the statement "Karl Gerhardt, Sc." has been added to the finished edge of the shoulder (McBride State C); (8) On page 143 the "l" in "Col." Has been replaced at line 1 and the word "body" is perfect at Line 7 (McBride State C); in addition, (9) On page 9, the word "decides" is correct in the description of Chapter VI; (10) On page 58 the "d" in "touched" is broken at line 27; (11) On page 59, the "t" in "let" is not missing at line 10; and (12) Also on page 59, the "d" in "would" is not broken at line 11. [McBride, 93][ BAL 3415][Grolier American 100: 87]. . This copy has been expertly rebacked with the original spine and covers laid on. The volume is housed in an extremely fine custom-made clam-shell box. B&W Drawings. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 366 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 19347

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Mark Twain

Published by Charles L. Webster, New York, 1885 (1885)

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Item Description: Charles L. Webster, New York, 1885, 1885. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. 1st Edition. A Very Good copy of this mixed state of the First Edition in the original sheep boards recased with a new spine. A nice firm copy with small smudge on top of page 110. Some First Edition points include Pg. 57 "With the was". Chapter 6 Contents reads "Decided". Lists phantom illustration "Him and Another Man" Pg. 88.Lacks l in Col. and Broken "b" lines 6-7 pg. 143. Bookseller Inventory # 127181

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Twain, Mark

Published by Charles L. Webster And Co., New York (1885)

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Item Description: Charles L. Webster And Co., New York, 1885. Red Morocco. Book Condition: Very Good. E. W. Kemble (illustrator). First American Edition. Octavo. {Grolier 100 AMERICAN, 87; FAMOUS AMERICAN BOOKS, 23; See also 2012 exhibition at the Library of Congress: "Books That Shaped America"]. The earliest prospectus offered the book in green cloth or Library sheep [BAL 3415]. Points: a) green cloth variant; b) title-leaf is tipped-in with copyright notice dated 1884 (state 2 - only 1 copy known with 1885); c) "Him and another Man" listed at p.88 (state 1); d) p.57, "with the was" (state 1); e) page number 155 has a final 5 in a larger font; f) p.161, signature mark '11' absent [not a true point -ed.]; g) p.283: re-engraved plate with vertical line in Phelps's trousers, is on a stub (state C); h) inserted portrait frontispiece is by Heliotype, with scarf visible (state 1); j) p. 143: lacks the 'l' in Col. Grangerford and with broken 'b' in no-body, lines 6-7; j) p.9 "decided" (state 1). {This copy matches copies 2, 4, & 14 of the fifteen copies McBride describes in his bibliography of Mark Twain's own copies at his Hartford home. [BAACACAA]. Octavo. Bookseller Inventory # 006930

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TWAIN, Mark.

Published by Hartford, Conn., The American Publishing Company, 1875. (1875)

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Item Description: Hartford, Conn., The American Publishing Company, 1875., 1875. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. 1st Edition. First edition, first issue. Large 8vo. Illustrated by F. W. Williams. Original blue cloth stamped in gilt and black (spine ends a trifle rubbed, corners with minor wear). A tight clean copy. No signatures or bookplates. Zane Grey's copy with his estate blindstamp on the front free endpaper. Enclosed in a 1/2 blue morocco slipcase (spine faded to tan). BAL 3364 - with From Hospital Days and errata slip on p. 299 and footnote repeated on page 120. Bookseller Inventory # 226377

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Twain, Mark

Published by Charles Webster (1885)

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Item Description: Charles Webster, 1885. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. 1st Edition. First Edition. There are several printing variations or "states" of this first edition, and this is the last corrected state of the first edition with the points corrected. This book measures 8 3/4" x 6 3/4" with 366 pages. It is in nice condition with some wear to the binding, and edges. The binding is tight, and the boards are clean with light rubbing. The pages are exceptionally clean for this title. This book has all "one hundred and seventy-four illustrations" by E. W. Kemble as required for the first edition, and the frontispiece tissue guard is present. There is no writing, foxing, or bookplates in the book. Overall, an attractive copy of this scarce first edition that has held up well over the years. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-710697705

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TWAIN, Mark

Published by Hartford The American Publishing Company (1876)

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Item Description: Hartford The American Publishing Company, 1876. "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer" In Publisher's Scarce Half Morocco TWAIN, Mark. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. Hartford, Conn.: The American Publishing Company, 1876. First American edition, second printing, issue A. [i-xii] (with [ix], [x], and [xii] mispaged xii, xii, and xvi), [17], 18-274[-276], [4] ads. On laid paper. Illustrated. Bound in publisher’s quarter brown morocco over brown cloth, gilt-stamped spine. All edges gilt. Previous owner's neat small stamp on front pastedown and contemporary signature dated 1877 on front free endpaper. Front hinge starting, , extremities rubbed. Overall, a very good copy of this scarce edition. Only 200 were published in half morocco. BAL 3369. HBS 67150. $6,000. Bookseller Inventory # 67150

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Twain, Mark.

Published by The American Publishing Co: Hartford, CT (1876)

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Item Description: The American Publishing Co: Hartford, CT, 1876. Illustr, 8.5 x 6.5, rebound in gilt-ruled brown morocco, aeg, SIGNED BINDING BY BAYNTUN-RIVIERE, 275 pp + ads, covers with just a hint of wear, hinges a bit loose, front blank with a short tear to top edge, contents toned with some scattered finger soil else a very nice copy. FIRST ED, EARLY STATE with half-title and frontis on separate sheets, small "THE" on half-title, unbroken type on pp 17 and 202. Beautifully rebound copy. Bookseller Inventory # 99-1225

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Twain, Mark.

Published by Charles L. Webster: NY (1885)

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Item Description: Charles L. Webster: NY, 1885. "With One Hundred and Seventy-Four Illustrations," 8.5 x 6.5, finely rebound in full gilt-ruled brown morocco, aeg, SIGNED BINDING BY BAYNTUN- RIVIERE, 366 pp, covers with just minor shelf wear, hinges a little loose, pp tone with a little finger soil to margins else a very nice copy. FIRST ED, EARLY STATE with Huck Finn frontis bound in, "decided" on p9, Twain's portrait with "Heliotype" and scarf visible, "with the was" on 57, "Him and another man" listed with p88, "Co" and broken "b" on p 143 and p 155 with "15_." Beautifully bound copy. Bookseller Inventory # 99-1224

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CLEMENS, Samuel] TWAIN, Mark.

Published by Charles L. Webster and Company, New York (1885)

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Item Description: Charles L. Webster and Company, New York, 1885. 366 pp. 8vo, publisher’s green cloth stamped in gold and black. First edition, with the following first issue points: the title leaf is a cancel; "Him and another Man" listed at p. 88; "with the was" on p. 57; and p. 155 lacking the numeral 5; and the earliest state of the frontispiece. P. 283 is in the third issue. BAL 3415. P. 15 (the last page of the List of Illustrations) was detached and has been re-inserted, with some edgewear and tiny tears at the fore-edge. Cloth rubbed through at corners and at the extremities of the spine; but a nice copy, tight and sound. Mounted to the front pastedown is a gold-edged card inscribed " Truly Yours, S.L. Clemens / Mark Twain. Bookseller Inventory # 29972

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Mark Twain

Published by Gabriel Wells, New York (1922)

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Item Description: Gabriel Wells, New York, 1922. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Limited Edition. "The Writings of Mark Twain," a 35 volume set published by Gabriel Wells, NY from 1922-1923. Definitive Edition signed by the author as "S. L. Clemens/Mark Twain" on the front fly-leaf of Volume I. With the explanatory note on the facing page signed by Twain's biographer, Albert Bigelow Paine, stating: "This fly-leaf was signed by Mark Twain in 1906 in anticipation of the present definitive edition of his works." This set is stated number 658 of 1024 copies. The two volumes of Twain's Autobiography are not included, but these were published two year after the set, and are not an integral part of the collection.This is a beautiful, comprehensive collection including all of Twain's major works. Each of the 35 volumes have photogravure frontispieces and plates (including portraits) after drawings, paintings, etc. by E.W. Kemble, Howard Pyle, Dan Beard, W.H.W. Bicknell, P. Newell, J. Allen St. John, A.B. Frost, and others. The volumes are in the their original bindings: quarterbound in blue cloth over plain boards, with printed paper labels on the spines.The books are in very good overall condition. All have minor sun fading to the spine and paper labels. There is minor to moderate wear along the spines. The textblocks are in near fine condition, the pages are bright and fresh, the books appear unread. The front and rear boards are in very good condition with just minor wear on a few of the volumes. Volume XIV has some glue stainining on the bottom of the spine. Volume XII has the inscription "Headmaster's Office" written in pencil on the front endpaper. It is rare to find an edition of this set is such collectible condition. Please view the many other rare titles available for purchase at our store. Inventory# (C10-14). Signed by Author(s). Bookseller Inventory # 000555

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Twain, Mark (Clemens, Samuel L.)

Published by Chatto & Windus, London (1899)

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Item Description: Chatto & Windus, London, 1899. hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket. No jackets as intended. Green cloth hardcovers. Four volume set, signed presentation copies, no. XIII of 620 copies. The Innocents Abroad, I and II, and A Tramp Abroad, III and IV. Volume I signed on reverse on half-title page by S. L. Clemens (Mark Twain.) All volumes have watermarked dedication page and pastedowns. All volumes have faded boards, tanned spines, with some wear on paper titles on spine - especially so on volume II. Edges, leading corners and spine ends, of all volumes, are bumped and slightly rubbed. Page blocks are rough from cutting, and some page edges are slightly marked. Pastedowns and endpapers, of all volumes, are slightly tanned and marked. Volume I is slightly cocked, with a cracked hinge at front pastedown, but the binding remains intact. Endpapers and some page edges are slightly foxed. Two slight scores on rear board. Very few minor marks in margins of early pages. Volume III has a marked rear pastedown and FEP. Hinge is cracked front and rear, but the item remains intact. The text reamins clear throughout all volumes. TH. By Author. Used. Bookseller Inventory # 274767

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Clemens, Samuel L. (Mark Twain).

Published by Gabriel Wells, New York (1922)

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Item Description: Gabriel Wells, New York, 1922. Octavo, bound in original cloth. One of 1024 numbered sets with volume one signed by Mark Twain and Albert Bigelow Paine. 35 volumes. In very good condition with the labels in facsimile to the spine. "To understand America, read Mark Twain. No matter what new craziness pops up in America, I find it described beforehand by him He was never innocent, at home or abroad" (Garry Wills). Bookseller Inventory # 3697

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Ernest Hemingway, Henry David Thoreau, Charles Dickens, F Scott Fitzgerald, Cooper, Mark Twain, and many others

Published by The Franklin Library, Franklin Center, Pa. (1974)

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Item Description: The Franklin Library, Franklin Center, Pa., 1974. Hardcover. Book Condition: As New. 1st Edition. Franklin Library, 100 Greatest Books of All Time, in PRISTINE condition, to include; Ernest Hemingway, Henry David Thoreau, Charles Dickens, F Scott Fitzgerald, Cooper, Mark Twain, and many others. All in genuine full gilt decorated leather, 22k gilt page edging, silk moire end papers, sewn in silk book mark, archival paper, all as new condition. Titles include the following: The Education of Henry Adams, Oresteia by Aeschylus, The Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri, Fairy Tales of Hans Christian Andersen, Five Comedies by Aristophanes, Politics by Aristotle, Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen, Selected Writings of Sir Francis Bacon, Le Père Goriot by Honoré de Balzac, The Flowers of Evil by Charles Baudelaire, Songs of Innocence and of Experience by William Blake, The Decameron by Giovanni Boccaccio, Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë, Jane Eyre By Charlotte Brontë, Favorite Household Tales of the Brothers Grimm, The Pilgrim’s Progress by John Bunyan, Tales From The Arabian Nights by Sir Richard F. Burton, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll, Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer, Plays by Anton Chekhov, Analects of Confucius, Lord Jim by Joseph Conrad, The Last of the Mohicans by James Fenimore Cooper, The Red Badge of Courage by Stephen Crane, The Origin of Species by Charles Darwin, Moll Flanders by Daniel Defoe, Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe, Philosophical Works of René Descartes, David Copperfield by Charles Dickens, Great Expectations by Charles Dickens, Poems of John Donne, Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoevsky, The Mill on the Floss by George Eliot, Collected Poems (1909–1962) of T. S. Eliot, Essays of Ralph Waldo Emerson, Plays by Euripides, The Sound and the Fury by William Faulkner, Tom Jones by Henry Fielding, The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald, Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert, The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin, The Basic Works of Sigmund Freud, The Poetry of Robert Frost, The Federalist by Hamilton, Madison and Jay, The Return of the Native by Thomas Hardy, The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne, A Farewell to Arms by Ernest Hemingway, The Iliad by Homer, The Odyssey by Homer, Plays by Henrik Ibsen, The Ambassadors by Henry James, Nine Tales of Henry James, Ulysses by James Joyce, The Trial by Franz Kafka, Poems of John Keats, Women in Love by D. H. Lawrence, The Prince by Niccolò Machiavelli, Five Stories of Thomas Mann, Stories of Guy de Maupassant, Moby-Dick by Herman Melville, Political Writings of John Stuart Mill, Paradise Lost by John Milton, Seven Plays by Molière, Essays of Michel de Montaigne, Four Plays of Eugene O’Neill, Political Writings of Thomas Paine, Pensees by Blaise Pascal, Satyricon by Petronius, The Republic by Plato, Twelve Illustrious Lives by Plutarch, Tales of Edgar Allan Poe, Swann’s Way by Marcel Proust, Gargantua and Pantagruel by François Rabelais, Six Tragedies by Jean Racine, Political Writings of Jean Jacques Rousseau, Don Quixote de La Mancha by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, Eight Comedies by William Shakespeare, Poems of William Shakespeare, Six Histories by William Shakespeare, Six Tragedies by William Shakespeare, Three Plays by George Bernard Shaw, The Tragedies of Sophocles, Confessions of St. Augustine, The Red and the Black by Stendhal, Tristram Shandy by Laurence Sterne, Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson, Gulliver’s Travels by Jonathan Swift, Vanity Fair by William Makepeace Thackeray, Walden by Henry D. Thoreau, The History of the Peloponnesian War by Thucydides, War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy, Fathers and Sons by Ivan Turgenev, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain, The Aeneid by Virgil, Candide by Voltaire, Faust by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman, Lyrical Ballads by William Wordsworth, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Selected Poems of William Butler Yeats, Nana by Emile Zola. See the photos provided, ask any questions, buy accordingly. Free Continental US shipping via boxed USPS media mail with tracking. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-13432800124

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TWAIN, Mark.

Published by Chatto & Windus, London (1884)

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Item Description: Chatto & Windus, London, 1884. Kemble (illustrator). First English edition. Second state (bound with staples) Bound in publisher's red cloth stamped in black and gilt, recased with the original spine laid down, repaired at the extremities, rear flyleaf in facsimile. (When this was recased, it was sewn in the conventional manner as the first issue, but this was originally stapled). Some discoloring to the upper right corner of the front board. 32 page catalogue of publisher's adv. dated October 1884. A very good tight clean copy. BAL 3414. Scarce. This preceeded the US edition. Bookseller Inventory # 27209

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TWAIN, Mark

Published by NY: Charles L. Webster and Co., (1885) (1885)

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Item Description: NY: Charles L. Webster and Co., (1885), 1885. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. 1st Edition. First Edition, First State copy in the original green cloth of the Twain classic. All First State points: 1) Frontispiece of Twain with cloth visible under bust; 2) "Heliotype Printing Co." imprint; 3) P.9 (Contents): Chapter VI -- "Huck Decided"; "Him and Another Man" listed incorrectly on p.88 rather than p.87; P.57, 11 lines from bottom: "with the was" rather than "with the saw"; P.155: Final '5' off-balance; P.143: First word, the letter "L" missing from "Col". A much nicer, more presentable copy than usually seen. A very good copy indeed. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-6014110309

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TWAIN, Mark | Clemens, Samuel Longhorne |

Published by New York: Harper & Brothers, 1929. (1929)

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Item Description: New York: Harper & Brothers, 1929., 1929. The Stormfield EditionTWAIN, Mark. The Writings of Mark Twain. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1929.Stormfield Edition. Limited to 1,024 numbered sets. Thirty-seven octavo volumes. Title-pages printed in red and black. Photogravure frontispieces and plates (including portraits) after drawings, paintings, etc. by E.W. Kemble, Howard Pyle, Dan Beard, W.H.W. Bicknell, P. Newell, J.Allen St. John, A.B. Frost, and others.Original dark blue fine-bead cloth, gilt triple-rule border with the gilt stencil signature of Mark Twain on the front cover. Spine lettered in gilt, top edge gilt, others uncut. A fine set in the original pale blue dust jackets with printed paper labels on the spine.The Stormfield edition of the Writings of Mark Twain, published in 1929, is identical in every way (with the exception of Twain's signature) to the Definitive Edition which had been published by Gabriel Wells in 1922. Even the limitation of these two sets were the same, both being limited to 1,024 numbered copies. The only difference between the two editions was the addition of an inserted 'signed leaf' in the first volume of the Definitive edition. Twain had signed these leaves in 1906 in anticipation of the edition but died but died twelve years before it's publication in 1922. In fact the full cloth binding on the Stormfield edition is certainly superior to the quarter blue cloth over paper boards of the Definitive edition.The 'Stormfield' edition was named after Mark Twain's final home "The Clemens family was itinerant from 1891 until well after Olivia's death in 1904, trying out a number of houses, none of which they found ultimately congenial. Fully out of debt, Clemens decided toward the end of his life to try and recover the feeling of stability that the Hartford home represented by building another house, this time in Redding, Connecticut, where he had purchased nearly 250 acres of land in 1906. In 1907, he commissioned John Mead Howells, son of William Dean Howells, to design the house, and allowed, or perhaps even encouraged, daughter Clara to participate in planning and overseeing construction. Built on the money he earned on "Extract from Captain Stormfield's Visit to Heaven," he named the house "Stormfield" and lived there until his death in 1910. Clara sold the house many years after her father's death. When the house burned down, it's owners built a near replica, which remains in private hands." (Gregg Camfield. The Oxford Comapnion to Mark Twain, p. 267). Bookseller Inventory # 01682

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Mark Twain

Published by Charles L. Webster & Co (1885)

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Item Description: Charles L. Webster & Co, 1885. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. Charles L. Webster and Company, New York 1885. First Edition / First Printing / First State. Copyright page dated 1884. Frontispiece Heliotype with tablecloth visible. Illustration "Him and another man" listed on page 88. "With the was" listed on page 57. Page number 155 lacking the final 5. No signature mark 11 present on page 161. Final leaf blank. Page 143 "col" in illustration missing the "l" and broken type in the "b" in "body". Illustration on 283 with straight fly. Green cloth boards. {ref: BAL 3415, McBride}. Book Condition: Very Good, tight spine, shelf wear, rounded corners, age toning. Short tears at the fore-edge of a few pages, name in pencil at the 2nd blank page. Two pages before the endpaper torn, light repair at the spine, endpages replaced. Bookseller Inventory # 7062

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Twain, Mark [Samuel Clemens].

Published by Gabriel Wells: NY 1922-1924 (1922)

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Item Description: Gabriel Wells: NY 1922-1924, 1922. 37 volumes. Frontispieces, illustr, 9 x 6, blue cloth backed boards, vp, covers rubbed and toned, extremities bumped and fraying, spines sunned, spine labels darkened, worn, chipped and stained, volume 1 with couple spots on front cover, hinges loose, contents edge toned but still a decent, usable set of Twain's Collected Works. LIMITED TO 1024 NUMBERED SETS, VOLUME ONE IS SIGNED BY ALBERT BIGELOW PAINE, ALSO WITH DOUBLE SIGNATURE OF MARK TWAIN / S.L. CLEMENS. Bookseller Inventory # 98-5777

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Twain, Mark [Samuel Clemens] SIGNED

Published by New York. Gabriel Wells (1922)

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Item Description: New York. Gabriel Wells, 1922. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. The Definitive Edition of the Works of Mark Twain. Published in 37 volumes -- this set is missing volume 8 (Tom Sawyer). Blue cloth spines with paper labels. Plain paper over boards. Bindings good and tight. The blue cloth on the spine is uniformly and evenly faded towards gray, as is usual with this set. A limited edition of 1024 sets. This one is numbered 917 on the special limitation page in the first volume. Flyleaf signed by Mark Twain with both Twain and Clemens names. Special insert bound in opposite states "This fly leaf as signed by Mark Twain in 1906 in anticipation of the present Definitive Edition of his work." The note is signed by Albert Bigelow Paine (Twain's biographer). There is some light foxing on the autograph page. A few of the paper spine labels are chipped and all are faded. Please email to see a photo. The Definitive Edition has a fascinating story behind it, starting with the collector Gabriel Wells. The signed sheets in this edition had been forgotten about until their discovery in the Harper & Co vaults. Well acquired those sheets as well as the right to publish the set (for which he paid $200,000). He used the illustrations from earlier editions, evidently without permission. He also arranged to published Paine's Biography of Twain as the final 2 volumes. Those final 2 volumes are dated 1925. Volumes 9-35 are dated 1923. The first 8 volumes are 1922. Extra shipping charges will apply for the full-shelf set. [bookseller's note to himself: the signed volume is in the vault.]. Signed by Author(s). Bookseller Inventory # Fred-Ses39

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TWAIN, MARK

Published by E.W. KEMBLE etal, NYC (1922)

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Item Description: E.W. KEMBLE etal, NYC, 1922. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine. Signed Limited. Signed by Author(s). Bookseller Inventory # 10821

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Twain, Mark (Samuel L. Clemens).

Published by C.H. Webb, New York (1867)

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Item Description: C.H. Webb, New York, 1867. Hardcover. 1st. (No advertising leaf at front and battered type). 8vo. 198pp. Publisher's green cloth, beveled boards, gilt-stamped frog to lower left corner of front cover, blind-stamped frog to rear cover; gilt letting. Previously owned by Thomas Wayne Norris, noted book collector, with his decorative bookplate. A very good plus copy (minor wear to extremities; small stamp dated 1867 to ffep; dampstain to lower left corner of 2nd ffep, title page and dedication page; small ink mark to upper title page; 3" tape repair to rfep; pg. 61 folded at corner). An attractive copy of Twain's increasingly scarce first book. "Mark Twain, with his account of the jumping frog, produced the most famous tale in California, if not Western, history. This little gem of humor that introduced the famed author's first book gave him international prominence."- Kurutz, Sloan Zamorano 80:17. Originally issued in an edition of 1000 copies, another 550 copies were printed from the original steriotype plates some 20 days later, this copy being from the second impression. (BAL 3310; Cowan II pg. 130; Howell 50: California 377; Streeter 2910; Wheat Gold Rush 43). Next day shipping. Celebrating our 15th year - all domestic orders ship with Delivery Confirmation Tracking Number - Images available upon request. Bookseller Inventory # 13150

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Moser, Barry - Illustrator. Mark Twain

Published by Pennyroyal Press MA 1985 (1985)

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Item Description: Pennyroyal Press MA 1985, 1985. A portfolio of 49 original wood engravings numbered and signed by the artist and printed on large, 15Ó x 11 1/4", sheets of Rives BFK paper. These prints are the first impressions of Barry MoserÕs illustrations for the Pennyroyal Huckleberry Finn. This special edition was printed by Harold McGrath, limited to 50 sets, and is one of only 25 sets kept intact. This set is number 8. With a colored title page and laid into a halfÐleather folding case. These prints are noticeably superior to the prints issued with the books. Everything is in fine, as new, condition. A beautiful copy of a masterful printing. Bookseller Inventory # 6294

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Item Description: No Binding. Book Condition: Very Good. 9" x 10 7/8/8"; 1 page (recto and verso); very good, fresh; 1931. Rare and unique! Signed by: David O. Selznick - Producer John V.A. Weaver - Screenplay (signed twice) William H. Wright - Assistant to Producer James Wong Howe - Cinematographer Eric Stacey - Assistant Director Bill Fox - Sound (aka William R. Fox) Arden Cripe - Props Tommy Kelly - Tom Sawyer Jackie Moran - Huckleberry Finn Walter Brennan - Muff Potter Victor Jory - Injun Joe Mickey Rentschler - Joe Harper Ann Gills - Becky Thatcher Cora Sue Collins - Amy Lawrence Charles Richman - Judge Lawrence Victor Kilian - Sheriff May Robson - Aunt Polly Marcia Mae Jones - Mary Sawyer Margaret Hamilton - Mrs. Harper (signed and inscribed: ".with my kindest affection") Spring Byington Nana Bryant - Mrs. Thatcher Philip Hurlic - Little Jim Signed on page 2 Walter Brennan - signed and inscribed: "Many thanks Norman for all the kindnesses 'Muff Potter' Walter Brennan" Jack Roberts - 2nd Assistant Director - signed and inscribed: "Here's hoping I'm on your next one Jack Roberts (2nd Assist.) George Patrick - Associate Director Casey Roberts - Interior Decorator Fletcher H. Clark - Teacher Jack Cosgrove - Mat Shots William Cameron Menzies - Production Designer A unique document signed by almost everyone associated with the 1937 film. Over 30 signatures, some with comments. Signed by Author(s). Bookseller Inventory # 607458

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Mark Twain

Published by GABRIEL WELLS, NEW YORK, MCMXXII (1922)

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Item Description: GABRIEL WELLS, NEW YORK, MCMXXII, 1922. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. No Jacket. This listing is for only 2 volumes of a multi-volume edition of the "WRITINGS OF MARK TWAIN", A Limited Edition Signed. Author's edition, vol.1 is signed Mark Twain and Samuel Clemons, Published by Gabriel Wells, New York, 1922, Two volumes but only volume 1 is signed by Mark Twain/S.L.Clemons and Albert Bigelow Paine. Vol. 1 and 2 just happen to be "Innocents Abroad." The condition is good. The obvious defects are shelf wear, loose interior inner hinges. The outside is sound and the paper labels are in tact. It is a nice 2 volume edition of "Innocents Abroad" signed twice by Mark Twain/S.L. Clemons and authenticated and signed by Albert Bigelow Paine. The set was published shortly after Twain's death, but he had already signed the front free flyleaf page twice in ink. Signed by Author(s). Bookseller Inventory # rktoRI3582

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TWAIN, Mark

Published by Hartford American Publishing Company (1872)

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Item Description: Hartford American Publishing Company, 1872. Publisher's Prospectus for "Roughing It" TWAIN, Mark. Publisher's Prospectus for "Roughing It". Hartford: American Publishing Company, 1872. Octavo. Illustrated. Original brown cloth, pictorially gilt-stamped front board, decoratively blind-stamped boards. Publisher's sample spines of sheep and cloth mounted on front and rear pastedowns. Sample text, illustrations and order sheets. Top and bottom of spine worn with a bit of loss. Otherwise, a very goood copy of this scarce prospectus. BAL. Johnson, Twain, HBS 67149. $5,000. Bookseller Inventory # 67149

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Mark Twain

Published by Webster and Co. (1885)

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Item Description: Webster and Co., 1885. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. 1st Edition. Meets the criteria for a first printing via recent scholarship. The book has the following points, which are the only ones necessary to designate it as a first printing: erroneous listing on page 13 for the plate at page 88 [later corrected to page 87], the misprint on page 57, line 23, "with the was" [later corrected to "with the saw"] page [9], the Contents page, the word "decided" [later corrected to "decides"]. No other points are necessary to determine whether a copy is a first printing, as these were the only to change between printings one and two. For a full discussion, see Mac Donnell in Firsts, 1998--"Huckleberry Finn among the Issue-Mongers." This book has the second 5 present on 155 in a slightly larger, different font. It has the straight fly on the plate on 283. Front portrait has the Heliotype printing co, without. Page 143 is missing the letter L. after Co. Condition: See pictures. Hinges and binding exceptionally tight. The gilt and illustrations are nicely preserved, though with some fading most notably on the spine. The front cover illustrations are nicely preserved and very presentable. Illustrated by Kemble throughout; all illustrations accounted for. Text tanned and with minor imperfections as usual and expected. Pen signatures on front end paper and flyleaf. Else free and clear. There are some light creases and a couple of closed tears throughout, one such treated with Japanese tissue. Re-cased with discrete repairs to the extremities and cloth restored on the spine ends. Overall, a nice copy of this scarce classic which will last for many years. Questions and offers welcome. To anyone interested in collecting Twain books, I can provide a link to an excellent introductory article. Please see my other Twain listings. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-13480416441

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Twain, Mark

Published by Hannibal, Mo (1902)

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Item Description: Hannibal, Mo, 1902. Book Condition: Fine. First Edition. Original signed hannibal club ledger by Samuel Clemens a.k.a., mark twain, in 1902 at Hannibal Missouri. The official name of club is Labinnah. This event marked the final appearance of Twain in his home town of Hannibal, and his last visit to Saint Louis, an homage he perfomed late in 1902. The tableau features a photogravier of mark twain at home plus the original ledger singed, plus a photogravier of his original home in hannable. All mounted on a custom window burlap matt and mounted with in a mahagony and burl walnut period frame. Signed by Author. Bookseller Inventory # 1000104

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Twain, Mark (Samuel L. Clemens)

Published by Harper & Borthers, Publishers, New York (1896)

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Item Description: Harper & Borthers, Publishers, New York, 1896. FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING, with the title-page dated 1896 and with no boxed ads on the copyright page. Publisher's original red cloth with gilt-stamped spine and gilt monogram on the front cover enclosed within a cornhusk ornament. Complete with frontispiece, 46 inserted plates and one textual illustration. Two pages of terminal ads. But for some nearly-inevitable fading and/or spotting to the spine, this is a Near Fine copy. Internally, it is exceptionally clean and bright. One of Twain's scarcest First Editions, with only 1000 copies printed. BAL 3447. Bookseller Inventory # 000233

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