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    Two Mark Twain Works, including: Samuel L. Clemens. The Curious Republic of Gondour and Other Whimsical Sketches. By Samuel L. Clemens. New York: Boni and Liveright, The Penguin Series, 1919. First edition, second printing, August, 1919. Small octavo. vii, 140 pages. Publisher's white cloth shelfback over rough yellow boards lettered and decoratively ruled in black. Some rubbing and light soiling to the covers, some discoloration to the spine, a small chip to the spine, bumping and slight frays to the corners and head and foot of the spine. Altogether a very good copy. [and:] Mark Twain. The Stolen White Elephant Etc. By Mark Twain. Boston: James R. Osgood and Company, 1882. First edition. Small octavo. 306 pages. 12, publisher's advertisements at the rear dated Spring, 1882. Publisher's cream cloth covers illustrated and lettered and illustrated in maroon and gilt. Pale yellow endpapers. Some rubbing to the covers, slightly sunned spine, very minor bumping to the corners and head and foot of the spine, very minor fraying to the head of the spine. Altogether a very good copy. This work was first published in 1882 by Chatto & Windus of London. This work includes such stories as Some Rambling Notes of an Idle Excursion, The Great Revolution in Pitcairn, On the Decay of the Art of Lying, Speech on the Babies, and Concerning the American Language.58323


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