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Twain, Mark (Samuel L. Clemens)
Roughing It
Hartford, Conn: American Publishing Company, 1872. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo. [5], vi-xviii, [1], 20-591, [1] (page of publisher's advertisements) pp. Three-quarter leather over textured brown cloth, spine in six compartments with gold lettering, decorative textblock and marbled endpapers and pastedowns. Fully illustrated by eminent artists: with two frontispieces, six plates, and numerous in-text wood-engravings. BAL 3337. McBride 18. First issue, in one of the publisher's deluxe bindings. Written as a companion to Innocents Abroad, Mark Twain here chronicles his experiences traveling and digging for gold in Nevada. A classic Twain tale of the American experience. A Very Good volume with a hint of wear to the extremities (spine is flawless) with a small tear to the margins of two leaves and the right corner lost from page 417 and the last blank leaf.
Bookseller: Evening Star Books [United States]
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