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Twain, Mark (1835-1910), Huckleberry Finn.

Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 3482T Location: Marlborough Date / Time: November 02, 2020 12:00PM


Twain, Mark (1835-1910), Huckleberry Finn. New York: Charles L. Webster and Company, 1885. First American Edition, multiple first state points, including: heading for chapter 6 reads "decided" (later corrected to "decides") on page 9, "Him and another man" on page 13 listed incorrectly as appearing on page 88, page 57, 11 lines from bottom, reads "with the was," on page 155, the second ''5'' is missing, date on the title page is 1885 and on the copyright page 1884, and on page 143 the "l" of "COL" in the illustration, bound in green cloth, gilt and black stamped on cover, slight wear to fore-edge of front cover, illustrated throughout by Edward W. Kemble, portrait frontispiece of Twain after the bust by sculptor Karl Gerhardt, 8 3/4 x 7 in.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

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Mark, Edward W. Kemble, Twain