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    [Samuel Clemens]. Mark Twain and Charles Dudley Warner. The Gilded Age. A Tale of To-day. Hartford: American Publishing Company, 1874. First edition, early mixed state. Twenty plates and illustrated throughout. Brown cloth with front stamped in gilt and blind, spine stamped in gilt and rear cover blindstamped. Very good.

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    Mark Twain and Charles Dudley Warner. Teh Gilded Age. A Tale of To-Day. Fully Illustrated From New Designs by Hoppins, Stephens, Williams, White, Etc., Etc. Sold by Subscription Only. Hartford: American Publishing Company, 1874.

    Octavo. xvi, 574 pages.

    Some rubbing and slighlty soiled, lighlty bumped corners and spine ends with some fraying, slightly discolored spine with gilt rubbig off and slight darkening to top edge. Light toning to endpapers and small notations to front free endpaper. Very good condition. 

    First edition, early mixed state points: Copyright page bears imprint of electrotyper, Wm. H. Lockwood, and the copyright notice. Title page dated 1874 rather than the called for 1873. Heading under Chapter V is "Eschol Sellers;" final illustrations is numbered "211;" page 246, line five up "Hallelujah" is not followed by a comma; page 280, line 18 "Dr. Jackson" is followed by a period; page 351, last line and pae 352, first line do not match as called for in earliest states; page 252, last two lines "She looked down into his face, with a pitia-ble tenderness, and said in a weak voice." are not repeated in the first two lines of page 353 as called for in earliest states; page 403 bears no illustration as called for in earlier states. BAL3357



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