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    Signed as both Twain and Clemens

    Mark Twain. The Writings of Mark Twain. New York: Gabriel Wells, 1922-1925. "Definitive Edition." Thirty-seven volume set limited to 1,024 sets, this being number 886. Inserted leaf in Volume I signed "S. L. Clemens/Mark Twain/[flourish]," with the explanatory note signed by Albert Bigelow Paine on the facing page: "This fly-leaf was signed by Mark Twain in 1906 in anticipation of the present definitive edition of his works." Original half blue cloth over cream paper boards. Volumes II-XXXVII in slightly chipped dust jackets. Title labels on spine. A bit of extremity wear, spine ends bumped. Some fading to title label. Volume I has gutter at front flyleaf verso cracked and mull cloth exposed. Very good condition.

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