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    Mark Twain. Lot of Four Twain First Editions including Tom Sawyer Abroad. London: Chatto & Windus, 1894. First English edition. [and:] A Double Barrelled Detective Story. New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1902. First edition, first issue. [and:] A Horse's Tale. New York and London: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1907. First edition. [and:] Letters From the Sandwich Islands Written For the Sacramento Union by Mark Twain. San Francisco: The Grabhorn Press, 1937. First edition, limited to 550 copies.

    More Information: Mark Twain. Lot of Four Twain First Editions including Tom Sawyer Abroad. London: Chatto & Windus, 1894. First English edition. Twelvemo. [viii], 208, [32, publisher's catalog] pages. With 26 illustrations by Dan Beard. Original pictorial red cloth with illustration stamped in black on the boards and titles and illustration in gilt and black on the spine. Edges untrimmed. Slight darkening to spine, else light soiling and shelf wear to boards. Small bookseller's blind stamp on the front free endpaper. Light foxing to preliminary and terminal pages, else internally clean with a slight slant to textblock. Near fine. [and] A Double Barrelled Detective Story. New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1902. First edition, first issue. Octavo. 179 pages. Illustrated by Lucius Hitchcock. Original red cloth with titles and decoration stamped in gilt on the front board and spine. Pictorial endpapers. Top edge gilt. Other edges untrimmed. Spine slightly faded with some fraying at the ends. Corners lightly bumped, else trivial wear. Contents sound. Near fine. [and] A Horse's Tale. New York and London: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1907. First edition. Octavo. [viii], 153 pages. Illustrated by Lucius Hitchcock. Original red pictorial cloth with titles in white on the front board and spine. Spine slightly faded with a former owner's bookplate on the front pastedown, else fine. [and] Letters From the Sandwich Islands Written For the Sacramento Union by Mark Twain. San Francisco: The Grabhorn Press, 1937. First edition, limited to 550 copies. Octavo. [vii], 224 pages. Illustrations by Dorothy Grover. Original quarter black cloth with green pictorial cloth over boards. Titles printed in black on a green paper spine label. Edges untrimmed. Trivial shelf wear to boards. Minor toning to endpapers, else near fine.

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