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    In the Publisher's Original Sheepskin Binding

    Mark Twain [Samuel L. Clemens]. Mark Twain's Sketches, New and Old. Hartford and Chicago: The American Publishing Company, 1875.

    First edition, first issue with footnote on page 119 and repeated on 120; "From Hospital Days" sketch on page 299 with erratum slip denying Twain's authorship of the piece (allegedly the piece was written by Jane Stuart Woolsey and was published in her book Hospital Days in 1868). Octavo. 320 pages. Illustrated.

    Publisher's deluxe sheepskin binding with titles stamped in gilt on a black morocco spine label. Five compartments between four raised bands on the spine. Expertly rebacked, with the original spine laid down. Contents slightly toned with minor foxing, otherwise an attractive copy in very good condition.


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