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    First Edition of Tom Sawyer

    Mark Twain. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. Hartford: The American Publishing Company, 1876. First edition, second printing, issue A per BAL (printed on laid paper). Octavo. xvi, [17]-[275], plus 4 pages of advertisements (dated December 1st, 1876). Profusely illustrated. Publisher's gilt-decorated blue cloth. Modest handling wear to boards with some light wear to the corners and spine ends, small portions of top corners lacking on pages 28-64, light toning to pages, else a solid copy in very good condition. From a private collection in North Carolina.

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    April, 2014
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