Mark Twain's (burlesque) autobiography and first romance.

Clemens, Samuel.

Published by Sheldon & Co. ? 1871, 1871
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First edition, second state of Twain's third published book; he was so embarrassed by this early work that he later bought the printing plates in order to destroy them. In addition to the two short stories, the volume contains a series of caricatures relating to the Erie Railroad Ring. 12mo. 46, [2] pp.; illus. Wright, II, 551; BAL 3326. Library cloth, lightly worn, front and back covers pressure-stamped by a now-defunct institution, spine with gilt-stamped title and shelving number. Front pastedown with bookplate, back pastedown with bookplate, back free endpaper with pocket. Title-page and several others stamped; pages browned. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: Mark Twain's (burlesque) autobiography and ...
Publisher: Sheldon & Co. ? 1871
Publication Date: 1871

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Clemens, Samuel L.]
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Book Description Sheldon & Co., New York, 1871. Original printed wrappers, pictorial vignette on upper wrapper. Illustrations. First edition, BAL's state 2 (with advert on verso of title/upper wrapper). Lower edge a bit discolored, lower fore-corner of lower wrapper partially detached, else a good copy. BAL 3326. Seller Inventory # WRCLIT52555

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TWAIN, Mark (Pseud of Samuel Clemens)
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Book Description Sheldon, NY, 1871. 12mo, pp. 46. Paper wraps. Illustrated with cartoons. Cover somewhat worn, some staining, o/w VG. BAL 3326 (second state with "Ball, Black adv. on the verso of the cover). Seller Inventory # 29072

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Book Description 0. [CLEMENS, Samuel L.]. Mark Twain's (Burlesque) Autobiography and First Romance. Orig. printed wrappers. N.Y.: Sheldon & Co., [1871]. First edition, second state. BAL 3326. Seller Inventory # 13498

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CLEMENS, Samuel L.].
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Book Description 0. [CLEMENS, Samuel L.]. Mark Twain's (Burlesque) Autobiography and First Romance. Orig. cloth. N.Y.: Sheldon & Co., [1871]. First edition, second state. BAL 3326. A fine copy. Seller Inventory # 13497

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Clemens, Samuel Langhorne
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Book Description Sheldon & Company, New York, 1871. Condition: Very Good. First edition, 2nd state. Sm. 8vo. 48pp. (including 2pp. ads). Illus. with wood engravings. Orig. brick cloth, gilt, some fraying at extremities of spine. Seller Inventory # 442

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Clemens, Samuel Langhorne] as Mark Twain
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Book Description Sheldon & Company, New York, 1871. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Thomas Nast (illustrator). 1st Edition. [52pp]: [ii], 50 (last leaf blank); gilt dark green block-patterned cloth; 192 x 127 x 10 mm. Second state of the author's third book in green variant binding (with Ball, Black & Co ad on tp verso). The 11 captioned full-page, & repeated tp, engravings tell a parallel tale of stock & gold manipulation by rail-baron Jay Gould & Tammany Hall 'Boss' William Tweed. Executed by Thomas Nast (though credited to the NY Bureau of Illustration) they include a representation of 'rat Tweed' beside two sacks containing $500,000 (p15) which he attempted to bribe Nast with, before the cartoonist's relentless campaign led to the the Boss's loss in the election of 1871 & his ultimate conviction (1873). Covers & pastedowns bubbled from damp with traces of long-inactive mold. Leaves lightly foxed & intermittently toned. Seller Inventory # 002318

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Clemens, Samuel L.]
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Book Description Sheldon & Co., New York, 1871. Plum cloth, stamped in gilt and blind. Illustrations. First edition, BAL's state 2. Spine a shade sunned, long inscription on front free endsheet, Twain centennial sticker on pastedown, else very good and bright. BAL 3326. Seller Inventory # WRCLIT59245

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Twain, Mark (Pseudonym of Samuel Clemens)
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Book Description Sheldon and Company, New York. [no date]. (Cloth) Very good plus. 12mo 46p, illus. BAL 3326 - state 2 with advertisements. Some tenderness to joints and slight damage to head & tail. Former owner's pencilled name on endpaper. Upper edges somewhat gouged with accompanying tears, closed, to 2 pages. Pseudonym of Samuel Clemens. Seller Inventory # 202992

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Book Description (Clemens, Samuel L.). Mark Twain. MARK TWAIN'S (BURLESQUE) AUTOBIOGRAPHY AND FIRST ROMANCE. New York, Sheldon & Company, [1871]. 1st edition, 1st issue, without Black, Ball advert. Blind-stamped maroon cloth with gilt letters on the front. Very good condition. Spine sunned, bookplate, otherwise very good condition. McBride p.16, BAL 3326. Seller Inventory # 3143

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Book Description Sheldon & Co., New York, 1871. Original printed self-wrappers. Illustrations. First edition, state 2, wrapper issue. Chips from corners of upper wrapper, extreme upper forecorner of a few leaves discolored, but a good copy. BAL 3326. Seller Inventory # WRCLIT27921

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