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    Five First Edition Mark Twain Novels, including: Extracts from Adam's Diary. Translated from the Original MS. By Mark Twain. Illustrated by F. Strothmann. New York and London: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1904. First edition. Octavo. 89 pages. Many illustrations throughout the text, plus an illustrated plate frontispiece. Publisher's red cloth covers with the front cover lettered in white and a whimsical illustration stamped in gray, green, and black. The spine is lettered in white. Very minor bumping to the corners, head and foot of the spine are also slightly bumped, lightly rubbed covers. Altogether a very good copy. [and:] A Dog's Tale. By Mark Twain. Illustrated by W. T. Smedley. New York and London: Harper & Brothers publishers, 1904. First edition. Octavo. 35 [36] pages. Four illustrated color plates, including the frontispiece. Publisher's red cloth covers with the front cover lettered in white and delightfully illustrated in black and white. The spine is lettered in white. The title page is in black and tan. Some minor rubbing to the covers, slightly sunned spine, very minor bumping to the corners, very slight fraying to the head and foot of the spine. Altogether a very good copy. [and:] Eve's Diary. Translated from the Original Ms. By Mark Twain. Illustrated by Lester Ralph. London and New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1906. First edition. Octavo. 109 pages. Copiously illustrated throughout the text, including the frontispiece. Publisher's red cloth covers with the front cover lettered in black and white, and illustrated in black and green. The spine is lettered in white. The copyright page exhibits a black stamp indicating that the book was printed in the United States. Very minor rubbing to the covers, some discoloration to the spine, lettering on the spine is slightly rubbed off, lightly bumped head and foot. Altogether a very good copy. [and:] Extract from Captain Stormfield's Visit to Heaven. By Mark Twain. New York and London: Harper & Brothers, 1909. First edition. Octavo. 120 [121] pages. Frontispiece plate illustrated by Albert Levering. Publisher's red clot covers with the front cover lettered in white and illustrated in white, blue, and black. Spine lettered in white. Very minor rubbing to the covers, negligible bumping to the corners, some insignificant fraying to the head and foot. Altogether a very good copy. [and:] Editorial Wild Oats. By Mark Twain. Illustrated. New York and London: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1905. First edition. Octavo. 82 [83] pages. Seven illustrated plates, including the frontispiece. Publisher's red cloth covers with the front cover lettered and illustrated in white and black. The spine is lettered in white. Very minor rubbing to the covers, somewhat discolored spine, slight bumping to the covers, negligible fraying to the head and foot. Altogether a very good copy.

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