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    Mark Twain [Samuel L. Clemens]. A Tramp Abroad. Hartford: American Publishing Company. Chatto & Windus, London, 1880.

    First edition, first issue. Octavo. 631 pages. Publisher's advertisement for The Innocents Abroad bound in back. Frontis captioned "Moses". Portrait of Twain with centered facsimile signature. With 328 illustrations in text.

    Original brown cloth with rules and decoration in blind on the front and rear boards, titles and decoration stamped in gilt on the spine. Gilt illustration of Twain with umbrella on the front board. Moderate wear to boards especially at the corners and head and foot of the spine. Gilt thin on the spine panel. Front and rear hinges cracked. Contents toned but sound. Former owner's book plate on the front pastedown and gift inscription on the front free endpaper. A good copy.


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