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Mark Twain
Life on the Mississippi
James R. Osgood and Company, Boston. ?Life on the Mississippi?. Published by James R. Osgood & Co. in 1883. Book measures 9? x 5-¾?. 624 pages. Illustrated. First edition, first printing, and first state. With the tailpiece of Mark Twain?s head in flames on page 441; And with ?The St. Louis Hotel? caption on page 443 (BAL 3411). A very good copy in the publisher?s original decorated cloth with black stamped decorations and gilt pictorial vignettes. Minor surface wear and staining to the boards, but the gilt lettering remains relatively bright and legible. Hinges cracked, but appear to have been re-glued and are holding strong. Previous owner?s inscription from September 1984 on the front endpaper in pencil. Please view the many other rare titles available for purchase at our store. We are always interested in purchasing individual or collections of fine books. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Ernestoic Books and Bindery [Clarence, NY, U.S.A.]
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