DescriptionMark Twain [Samuel L. Clemens]. Mark Twain's Sketches, New and Old. Hartford and Chicago: The American Publishing Company, 1875.
First edition, second issue with no footnote on page 120; no "From Hospital Days" sketch on page 299. Octavo. 320 pages. Illustrated.
Original blue cloth with decoration stamped in black and gilt on the spine and boards and titles stamped in gilt on the spine and front board. Shelf wear primarily at the edges, corners, and head and foot of the spine. Corners abraded. Spine toned. Light soiling to boards. Contents toned with soiling to a few pages. Hinges cracked, else the text block is sound. Contemporary owner's name on the second front free endpaper. Very good.
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