DescriptionMark Twain. Life on the Mississippi. London: 1883. True first edition, the Richard Manney copy.
Mark Twain. Life on the Mississippi. London: Chatto & Windus, 1883. True first edition. Octavo. 561 pages. With thirty-two page publisher's catalogue (dated December 1883) in the back. Publisher's full red cloth, front board and spine decoratively stamped in gilt and black, rear board stamped in black, floral endleaves. Spine just barely sunned, some very minor rubbing to boards. An unusually bright and fine copy. The Richard Manney copy with his bookplate. Chemised in full red morocco slipcase. From the collection of Donald Carter.
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