Lot 219 of 435:
Mark Twain Roughing It First Edition finely bound  

Click image to enlarge
Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$270
Estimate:
$250 - $350

Title:
Roughing It
Author:
Twain, Mark
Place:
Hartford, Conn.
Publisher:
American Publishing Company
Date:
1872
Description:

xviii, (19)-591, [1] ad pp.Two frontispieces and six plates inserted, other illustrations in text. (8vo) later half blue morocco and marbled boards, spine lettered in gilt, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt. Original cloth bound in at rear. First Edition, Second Issue. 

Binding by R.R. Donnely of Chicago. Second issue, with final words lacking on p. 242, lines 20-21 (BAL State B) and without ad on page 592 (no priority). Twain's famous narrative of his travels from Missouri to Nevada, and from California to Hawaii, which took him seven years. BAL 3337; Zamorano Eighty 18.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Extremities lightly worn; very good.
 
Item number:
288889a
Shipping info:

We have a full service shipping department to ensure proper packing and safe delivery of purchases at reasonable cost. We are specialists at packing and shipping books and works on paper.   All lots purchased by the same client are combined for shipping in order to keep the cost as economical as possible.  Our preferred method for domestic shipments is UPS Ground but we can also ship via FedEx or USPS Priority Mail. We do NOT ship USPS Media Mail under any circumstances.For international orders we select the most appropriate carrier depending on the value and weight of the items purchased.  We are happy to accommodate special arrangements by request.

Invoices are sent out the day following the auction and include a minimum $10 handling fee plus actual shipping and insurance charges.

Shipping estimates can be obtained  by contacting [email protected] prior to the auction.

 

Terms and conditions

CONTRACTS

All accepted bids are contracts and are considered final and non withdrawable.

BUYER'S PREMIUM

A buyer's premium of 20% will be applied to all purchases.

ONLINE BIDDING

The person posting the bids online has to be the person who has registered for the auction.