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Charles L. Webster, New York 1885 - A brilliant copy of the first edition, with some of the earliest issue points; half-title, frontispiece, photo-gravure bust by Gerhardt, 366pp., 174 illustrations, bound in green pictorial cloth lettered and decorated in black and gilt, spine lettered in gilt and black, peach tinted endpapers. A lovely copy, nearly fine with just a trace of wear at extremities; no owner's names or markings of any kind; internally very fresh, with the following issue points: p. [9]: ".Huck Decides to Leave." is listed as part of the heading for Chapter VI (changed from "Decided". p. [13]: "Him and another Man" properly listed as at p. 87. p. 57, line 23: "with the saw" (corrected from "with the was"). frontispiece portrait: "Photo-Gravure" plate, with tablecloth not visible; title page: conjugate p. 143: "Col." at upper corner of plate includes the "l." p. 155: final "5" of page number in a larger, different font. p. 161: signature mark "11" missing. p. 283: corrected plate bound in. A beautiful copy, housed in an older quarter-leather slipcase, with chemise. [Attributes: First Edition]
      [Bookseller: Charles Parkhurst Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
Last Found On: 2015-06-09           Check availability:      AbeBooks    


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