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Mark Twain
Life on the Mississippi (In a Lovely Bayntun Binding)
Chatto & Windus. Full leather. The 1883 1st UK and true 1st edition (preceding the American edition). Sumptuously bound in a full, rich red morocco (and signed at the first blank endpaper) by Bayntun Binders of Bath, England. 5 raised bands, offsetting deep blue and green title and author labels, fine, intricate gilt-tooling within the compartments. Bright, very solid and easily Near Fine, with no writing or markings of any kind internally other than the binder's stamp. Thick 12mo, all edges gilt, "with over 300 illustrations" complementing the text. Near Fine. [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: appledore_books [Waccabuc, New York, United States]
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