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TWAIN, Mark.
The adventures of Huckleberry Finn: (Tom Sawyer's comrade); scene: the Mississippi Valley. Time: Forty to fifty years ago
Charles L. Webster and Co. 1885 TRUE 1st printing Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Mark Twain Tom Sawyer “the most praised and most condemned 19th-century American work of fiction” - Legacies of Genius. “All modern literature comes from one book by Mark Twain. It’s the best book we’ve had. All American writing comes from that. There was nothing before. There has been nothing since.” – Earnest Hemingway Mark Twain’s momentous book Huckleberry Finn has been the source of arguments, discussion, and controversy since it first appeared in 1885. It has been reprinted countless times and is still considered to be one of the most popular American novels, if not the most popular. This first American edition meets the universally agreed upon 1st edition points including: The heading for Chapter VI (6) on the first contents page (p.9) reads “Huck Decided to Leave.” In later editions, this was changed to “Huck Decides to Leave.” On page 13, the Illustrations list, “Him and another Man” is incorrectly listed at page 88. On page 57, eleven lines from the bottom, it reads “with the was” which was changed in later editions to “with the saw.” Item number: #13383 Price: $2500 TWAIN, Mark. The adventures of Huckleberry Finn: (Tom Sawyer's comrade); scene: the Mississippi Valley. Time: Forty to fifty years ago New York: Charles L. Webster and Co., 1885. First edition. Details: Collation: Complete with all pages [9], 10-366, [1 blank leaf] References: BAL 3415; Grolier 100 American, no. 87; Additional Edition points: frontispiece – portrait has imprint of Heliotype Printing Co and tablecloth not … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Schilb Antiquarian [Columbia, MO, U.S.A.]
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