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Mark Twain's Sketches New And Old [1875 1st State]

By: Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)

Price: $446.50

Publisher: Hartford, The American Publishing Company: 1875

Edition: First Edition; 1st state

Seller ID: 37257

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; 320 pages; Width: 7.5" Height: 9". Scarce first state of this work by Twain, with the footnote on page 119 repeated on page 120 and containing the eleven-line skit "From Hospital Days" on page 299. This copy lacks the errata note explaining the inclusion of the aforementioned skit, determined after publication to not be authored by Twain. Bound in dark blue cloth boards with stamped gilt lettering and ornamentation on the spine and front cover. The front and rear cover show light rubbing and soiling, concentrated at the corners and edges. Hinges cracked. Ex-l... View more info