DescriptionMark Twain. Three First Editions of Later Works, including: Merry Tales [and:] The American Claimant [and:] Mark Twain's Library of Humor. All in original decorative cloth. Condition as follows: Merry Tales (very good); The American Claimant (near fine); Mark Twain's Library of Humor (good).
Merry Tales. New York: Charles L. Webster & Co., 1892. First edition. Twelvemo. 209 pages plus 7 pages of publisher's advertisements. Publisher's green cloth with decorative stamping and titling in gilt, black, and dark green on the spine and front board. Floral endpapers. Moderate shelf wear to the boards. Small whitish rub to the front board. Age-toning to the textblock edge. Internal contents bright and clean. A very good copy. [and:] The American Claimant. New York: Charles L. Webster & Co., 1892. First edition. Twelvemo. 277 pages plus 8 pages of publisher's advertisements. Illustrations by Dan Beard. Publisher's olive cloth with decorative stamping and titling in gilt, black, and dark green on the spine and front board. Wear at the extremities. Corners lightly bumped. Textblock edges slightly toned. An exceptional copy in near fine condition [and:] Mark Twain's Library of Humor. New York: Charles L. Webster & Company, 1888. First edition. Octavo. 707 pages. Illustrated by E. W. Kemble. Publisher's brown cloth with gilt and black titling and decoration on the spine and front board. Decorative endpapers. Noticeable wear to the binding. Abrading to the cloth. Bumped corners. Front hinge almost separated. Rear hinge slightly torn and starting. Good condition.
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