Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice

    Description

    Mark Twain. Seven Folio Volumes of Harper's Weekly with Mark Twain Material. Harper's Weekly: A Journal of Civilization. Vol. XXXV [L, L, LIII, LIII, LIII, LIII]. No. 1814 [2579, 2572, 2719, 2722, 2727, 2765]. New York: Harper & Brothers, September 25, 1891 [May 26, 1906; April 7, 1906; January 20, 1909; February 20, 1909; March 27, 1909; December 18, 1909,].

    First editions. Seven folio volumes. 718 - 740 [724 - 754, 468 - 498, 1 - 34, 1 -34, 1 - 34, 1 - 35]. Several illustrations throughout. Several advertisements throughout.

    Publisher's illustrated wrappers. The cover of volume XXXV is missing, the front and back covers of volume LIII numbers 2722, 2727, 2765 are detached but present, several small tears to the edges, a strip is cut but still present from volume LIII number 2727 and some toning to the edges. Altogether good copies.

    Volume XXXV features an impressive portrait of Mark Twain and he is mentioned on page 734. Volume L number 2579 includes his Carl Schurz, Pilot. Volume L number 2572 includes The Carnegie Spelling Reform. Volume LIII number 2719 features The New Planet. Volume LIII number 2722 includes A Capable Humorist. Volume LIII number 2727 contains an article entitled The Schoolboy. Volume LIII number 2765 features an advertisement for Mark Twain on page 35.


    Shipping, Taxes, Terms and Bidding
    Calculate Standard Domestic Shipping

    Sales Tax information  |  Terms and Conditions

    Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

    Glossary of Terms

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    June, 2008
    4th-5th Wednesday-Thursday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 1
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 738

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    19.5% of the successful bid (minimum $9) per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Consign to the 2019 March 30 - 31 Americana & Political - Dallas.

    Learn about consigning with us

    The department director has the heart of a true and highly knowledgeable collector with the business acumen of someone who has been not only successful but has decades of an impeccable track record
    David Greenburg,
    Chicago, IL
    View More Testimonials

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2018 September 13 Rare Books & Maps Signature Auction Books - Dallas
    2018 September 13 Rare Books & Maps Signature Auction Books - Dallas
    REALIZED $1,094,775