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First Edition of Mark Twain's LIFE ON THE MISSISSIPPI published by James R. Osgood, Boston, 1883


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Inventory ID: 300

Item Title:

First Edition of Mark Twain's LIFE ON THE MISSISSIPPI published by James R. Osgood, Boston, 1883


Item Description:

First Edition, Early first state, intermediate. This is the publisher's original decorated cloth covers with black stamped decorations and gilt pictorial vignettes. A fine copy with only very slight evidence of age. Clean, bright and tight internally. ONE OF TWAIN'S BEST BOOKS AND A FINE COPY OF THIS IMPORTANT FIRST EDITION. Keys to identifying the book are located on p.441 showing Twain in flames and p.443 with the caption St. Charles Hotel.


Price: SOLD

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