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    Signed Twice - Once as "Mark Twain" and Once as "S. L. Clemens"

    Mark Twain. The Writings of Mark Twain, Definitive Edition. New York: Gabriel Wells, 1922.

    First thus. Volume one only of this 37-volume set limited to 1,024 sets, this being number 348. Signed twice by Twain, once as Mark Twain and again as S. L. Clemens.

    311 pages. Illustrations.

    Original half blue cloth over cream paper boards. Title label on spine. Some staining and fading to title label. Very good condition.

    Note facing Twain's signature: "This fly-leaf was signed by Mark Twain in 1906 in anticipation of the present definitive edition of his works." Twain never lived to see this edition, dying twelve years before its publication. This signed volume one includes the first part of The Innocents Abroad.


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