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    [Featured Lot]. Mark Twain. A Tramp Abroad. Illustrated by W. Fr. Brown, True Williams, B. Day and Other Artists - With Also Three or Four Pictures Made by the Author of This Book, Without Outside Help; In All Three Hundred and Twenty-eight Illustrations. Hartford: American Publishing Company, 1880. First edition. 631 pages. Frontispiece portrait of Mark Twain and second state frontispiece captioned "Titian's Moses". Heavily illustrated. Rebound in half calf over marbled paper boards, new endpapers. Five raised spine bands with gilt lettered title label and blind stamped flower devices in compartments. Binding rubbed, spine lightly color faded. Small pencil bookseller's marks and sticker on the front free endpaper and following fly-leaf. Bookseller's ink stamp on verso of the Twain frontispiece. Few previous owner's private library ink stamps on chapter headings. Pages with few spots of minor soiling or smudging. Very good.

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