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1882 1st edition The Prince and the Pauper Mark Twain Illustrated Literature
Boston: James R. Osgood and Co., 1882. First American edition - 1882 1st edition The Prince and the Pauper Mark Twain Illustrated Literature “When I am king they shall not have bread and shelter only, but also teachings out of books, for a full belly is little worth where the mind is starved.” Mark Twain, The Prince and the Pauper A rare first American edition of Mark Twain’s popular novel “The Prince and the Pauper”. This humorous work follows the adventures of Tom Canty, a ragged street dweller who looks remarkably similar to Edward VI, son of King Henry VIII. The two eventually switch places in society after the prince convinces Canty to swap, so that he can experience the ‘outside’ world. This 1st edition meets the expected first edition points. See below. Item number: #890 Price: $499 TWAIN, Mark The Prince and the Pauper, A tale for young people of all ages Boston: James R. Osgood and Co., 1882. First American edition Details: • Collation complete with all pages: 411, [2] o Illustrated with 191 illustrations • Binding: Hardcover; secure • References: BAL 3402 • Notes on edition o ‘Franklin Press’ imprint on copyright page o State B binding – last blanks present as blanks, not pastedowns o Rosette on spine at 1/16in scant below fillet. o p.124, line 1 – “estate” for “state” at end of the line o p.263, line 9 from bottom – “do not” for “do” o p.362, line 3 from bottom – “reigned” for “reined” • Provenance: o Handwritten – K. Elizabeth Taylor, May 1922. o Handwritten – Miss Bertha Travis; 302 Saratoga Ave., Cohoes, [NY]. • Language: English • Size: ~8.5in X 7in (22cm x 18cm) Our Guarantee: Very Fast. Very Safe. Free Shipping Worldwide. Customer satisfaction is our priority! Notify us with 7 days of receiving, and we will offer a full refund without reservation! 890 Photos available upon request. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
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