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The Prince and the Pauper With 192 illustrations - TWAIN, Mark [pseud Samuel La - 1882. [1195159]
Boston, MA: James R Osgood and Co., 1882.. FIRST EDITION, FIRST ISSUE, with Franklin Press imprint to copyright page and the following identifying points: Page 124, line 1 ("estate" for "state"); page 263, line 9 from bottom ("do not" for "do"); page 362, line 3 from the bottom ("reigned for reined"). Square octavo, pp.411. Illustrated throughout. Original green cloth pictorially stamped in black and gilt, binding B with the top rosette just 1/16 inch from fillet. Lightly edgworn, owner name to flyleaf, spine tips a litttle rubbed and frayed. A very good copy indeed. The hilarious adventures of Tom Canty, a ragged street urchin who bears a striking resemblance to Edward VI, son of Henry VIII. Longing to experience the excitement of the outside world, the young prince persuades Tom to exchange places in society.
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