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    First Edition Twain in Publisher's Sheep Binding

    Mark Twain. Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. New York: Charles L. Webster and Company, 1885. First American edition with the following first issue points, per BAL: "Him and another Man" with "88" on page [13]; "with the was" on page 57; and "Huck Decided" instead of "Huck Decides" under "Chapter VI" on page [9], a first issue point per MacDonnell (Firsts, p. 31). Octavo. 366 pages. Portrait frontispiece. With One Hundred and Seventy-Four Illustrations by E. W. Kemble. Publisher's full sheep, recased with original backstrip and labels laid down. Corners renewed. Offsetting to endpapers with light chipping to edges. Small stain on rear free endpaper. Some darkening and foxing to top edge. Overall, a tight copy in very good condition.

    More Information:

    BAL 3415. Kevin MacDonnell in Firsts, September 1998 - Vol. 8, No. 9, "Huck Finn, Among the Issue Mongers," pp. 29- 35.



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