Lot 46 of 364:
First edition, first state of Twain's Roughing It  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$180
Estimate:
$300 - $500

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

xviii, [1], 20-591 + [1] ad pp. Illustrated with wood engravings throughout. (8vo) 22x13½ cm (8¾x5½"), recased with original brown cloth laid down, gilt vignette stamped on front cover, decorative blind-stamp on rear cover, spine decoratively stamped and lettered in gilt. First American Edition, First Issue.

First issue, with the word "his" appearing on p. 242, lines 20-21. Twain's famous narrative of his travels from Missouri to Nevada, and from California to Hawaii, which took him seven years. BAL 3337.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Recased; new endpapers, 2" tear to title page at joint, some soiling to pageblock; very good.
 
Item number:
288373a
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