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Pudd'nhead Wilson.

Twain, Mark.

Published by The Limited Editions Club, Avon, CT, 1974
Soft cover
From SessaBks (ABAA, ILAB) (Philadelphia, PA, U.S.A.)

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Limited Editions Club production of Twain's complex satire on Southern slave-owning culture (which had started out as a comedy about a pair of conjoined twins before being extensively revamped), here with an introduction by Edward Wagenknecht. John Groth supplied the => seven watercolor paintings (six single-page and one double-page spread) as well as in-text line drawings. Accompanying the main work is an additional item also illustrated by Groth, the LEC's own constructed version of Pudd'nhead Wilson's Calendar ? a collection of all the epitaphs attributed to that worthy from both the present novel and Following the Equator, serving as => the first separate printing of Twain's Pudd'nhead maxims. The Tapley-Rutter Co. bound the main volume in heavy buckram printed in sepia with a design by Groth; the Calendar is in marbled paper wrappers). This is numbered copy 538 of 2000 printed and was => signed by the artist at the colophon; the appropriate LEC newsletter and prospectus are laid in. 8vo (27.3 cm, 10.75"). [18], 164, [4] pp.; illus. Bibliography of the Fine Books Published by the Limited Editions Club, 477. Binding as above, with gilt-stamped leather title-label, in original glassine wrapper and paper-covered slipcase with printed paper spine label; volume spine label showing small spot of rubbing at upper edge and wrapper with tiny nick to back upper edge, slipcase with spine corners at mouth slightly bumped and two edges of spine label rubbed. A clean, handsome copy of an attractive, interesting production. Bookseller Inventory # 30689

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Title: Pudd'nhead Wilson.

Publisher: The Limited Editions Club, Avon, CT

Publication Date: 1974

Binding: Soft cover

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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