Lot 154 of 354:
Mark Twain Tom Sawyer First Edition Sheepskin  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$6,000
Estimate:
$7,000 - $10,000

Title:
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

Author:
Twain, Mark

Place:
Hartford, Conn.

Publisher:
American Publishing Company

Date:
1876

Description:

[1]-XVI, [17]-[275], [1], + [4] ad pp. With frontispiece and illustrations throughout. (8vo) 21.5x16 cm (8½x6½") publisher's original sheepskin, re-backed with modern calf, black spine labels lettered in gilt. First Edition, First Printing.

Rare with publisher's sheepskin binding. First printing of Mark Twain's Tom Sawyer, with pp. [ii-iii] blank and the preliminary pages properly paginated. â€‹With illustrated bookplate of Frederick A. Kilmer. BAL 3369. Provenance: Greg & Jeanine Newman.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Light wear to original binding; some darkening to endpaper edges, label at top corner of front pastedown; occasional finger soiling to interior, a solid copy; very good.


 
Item number:
284501
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