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    Mark Twain. The Writings of Mark Twain. New York: Gabriel Wells, 1922-1925. Definitive Edition, limited to 1,024 sets, of which this is number 601, and signed by the editor Albert Bigelow Paine with a previously prepared leaf signed by the author ("S. L. Clemens / Mark Twain") inserted at front, as issued. Thirty seven volumes; octavo. Various paginations; frontispieces and illustrations inserted throughout. Publisher's blue cloth backstrip over plain boards, printed paper labels on spines; all edges untrimmed; each volume with supplied later wax paper jackets. Spines sunned; some wear to labels; some light wear, soiling to boards. A few hinges starting. Wax jackets affixed with cloth tape to pastedowns (possibly removable), some occasional tape residue to pastedowns. Very good. BAL 3691. Twain signed the limitation sheets in 1906, before his death in 1910, in anticipation of this set's publication. Due to various delays, this set wasn't published until 1922-1925.

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