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

Clemens, Samuel.

Published by Sheldon & Co. ? 1871, New York, 1871
From SessaBks (ABAA, ILAB) (Philadelphia, PA, U.S.A.)

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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. 47, [1] pp. Wright, II, 551; BAL 3326. Library cloth, spine with paper shelving label, front and back covers pressure-stamped. Front pastedown with bookplate, back free endpaper with pocket, title-page and one other perforation-stamped. Some edge chipping; first three leaves with short tears along inner margins; title-page with small closed holes. Second leaf with traces of paper affixed to upper margin. Some spotting and staining. Bookseller Inventory # 7305

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Title: Mark Twain's (burlesque) autobiography and ...

Publisher: Sheldon & Co. ? 1871, New York

Publication Date: 1871

Edition: 1st Edition

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