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    [Samuel Clemens]. Mark Twain's Sketches, New and Old. Hartford, Conn. and Chicago: The American Publishing Company, 1875. First edition, first state. Illustrated. Blue cloth with rear cover stamped in black, and front and spine stamped in black and gilt. Good.

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    Octavo. 320 pages.

    Some rubbing and soiling, bumping to corners and sipne ends, spine is discolored, top edge is darkened, fraying to the edges and joints beginning to split. Reparied hinges, toned endpapers, very little foxing to preliminary and final pages and small bookplate affixed to front pastedown endpaper. Good condition.

    First edition, first state points: Page 119, footnote is present; page 120, footnote is repeated; page 299, 11 line skit titled "From Hospital Days" with errata. BAL 3364



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