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    Mark Twain. Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. New York: 1885. First U. S. edition.


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    Mark Twain. Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. New York: Charles L. Webster and Company, 1885. First American edition, early issue, with the following points: page [13], the illustration captioned 'Him and another Man' is incorrectly listed as at page 88 (BAL first state); page 57, the eleventh line from the bottom reads 'with the was' instead of 'with the saw' (BAL first state). MacDonnell's first state of 'Huck Decided' instead of "Huck Decides" under "Chapter VI" on page [9]. Octavo. [2, blank], 366, [2, blank] pages. With inserted frontispiece and wood-engraved text illustrations by E. W. Kemble, inserted frontispiece portrait in the first state (with the "Heliotype Printing Co." imprint and the tablecloth visible). Page 283 is mounted onto a cancel. Original green decorated cloth, front board and spine pictorially stamped and lettered in gilt and black. Binding worn and soiled, endleaves a bit worn and soiled, front free-endpaper with repaired holes near fore-edge, contemporary gift inscription on first blank, text toned and occasionally soiled. Still, a good copy.

    BAL 3415.



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