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Mark Twain First Edition Set Collection Signed 1867-1949 Huckleberry Finn Rare
1867. For sale is an unprecedented Mark Twain first edition collection. All 54 of the books in this Mark Twain set are first editions, first printings, and first issues. There is one book signed by Mark Twain, "The Innocents Abroad", a signed limited edition bound in leather, of which only 512 copies were made. Other highlights include: "The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County" Twain's very first book published in 1867, one of only 1,000 copies; "The Gilded Age" published in 1873, this being the only copy with all first issue points currently available online; "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer" published in 1876, the first UK edition which preceded the American publication by six months; "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" published in 1885; "A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court" published in 1889, a rare copy with all 3 first issue points present; and "Tom Sawyer Abroad; Tom Sawyer, Detective and Other Stories" published in 1896, one of only 1,000 copies of the first edition. We also have an equally impressive Ernest Hemingway first edition collection available for sale in our store. Determining whether a Mark Twain book is a first edition, is a very difficult and tedious process. Many books had to be returned because just one of the ten first issue points were lacking. Listed below are the complete details of the 54 books included in the collection. The terms first issue and first state are used interchangeably. BAL is the acronym for Bibliography of American Literature, the most important reference guide for determining Mark Twain first editions. All of the b … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Ernestoic Books (ernestoic) [Buffalo, New York, United States]
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