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    First Edition and Salesman's Dummy of Following the Equator

    Mark Twain. Following the Equator. Hartford: The American Publishing Company, 1897. First edition. Octavo. 712 pages. Frontispiece, plus 192 illustrations, many full-page plates. Decorative blue cloth over boards. Gilt lettering and decorations to spine. Rear hinge repaired. Front hinge broken. Over all, a very good copy. [and:] Following the Equator. Salesman's dummy. Octavo. Many illustrations. Sample of three variant bindings - one cloth and two leather. Samples of the leather backstrips are affixed to the front pastedown resulting in offset discoloration to the front free endpaper. The ruled pages in the rear of the book show eight names and addresses of customers who ordered the book. Very good condition.

    BAL 3451.

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