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Twain, Mark (1835-1910) Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Tom Sawyer's Comrade).

Auction:
3245T
Lot:
1191
Sold for:
$861$700

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3245T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 08, 2019 12:00PM

Description:

Twain, Mark (1835-1910) Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Tom Sawyer's Comrade). New York: Charles L. Webster & Co., 1885. First American edition, illustrated with frontispiece and 173 illustrations by E. W. Kemble, photogravure plate of a portrait bust of Clemens by Karl Gerhardt, title-leaf a cancel with copyright notice dated 1884; illustrated captioned "Him and another Man" listed on page 88 in contents; eleventh line from bottom of page 57 reads "with the was";"5" final five on page 155 is slightly larger; page 283/284 on a stub, without additional final blank leaf, green publisher's cloth stamped in black and gold (decased, corners bumped), housed in custom chemise and full dark green morocco slipcase, 8 1/2 x 6 1/2 in.
Estimate $500-700


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Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Cancels, Creative works, E. W. Kemble, English-language films, Fiction, Fiction with unreliable narrators, Huckleberry Finn, Karl Gerhardt, Literature, Mark Twain, Tom Sawyer

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