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    Mark Twain. Mark Twain's (Burlesque) Autobiography and First Romance. New York: Sheldon & Company, [1871].

    First edition, second issue. Octavo. 47 pages. [1, publisher's ad on the verso of the title page; 1, publisher's ad at the rear]. Several comical illustrations.

    Publisher's reddish brown blind-stamped cloth covers with the front cover lettered in gilt. Every page has a decorative border. Some rubbing to the covers, slightly bumped covers and head and foot of the spine, a small scuff mark to the spine, very light toning to the endpapers. Altogether a very good copy.

    This copy is a second issue due to the presence of an advertisement for Ball, Black & Co. on the copyright page.


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