Antique Boxes, Nantucket Baskets, Books
Inventory ID: 300
First Edition of Mark Twain's LIFE ON THE MISSISSIPPI published by James R. Osgood, Boston, 1883
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.
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