Lot 308 of 436:
Mark Twain Tom Sawyer First Edition  

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Lot closed - Sold For:$3,600
Estimate:
$4,000 - $6,000

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. Illustrated. (8vo) original blue cloth, stamped in gilt and black. First Edition, First Printing.

First printing of Mark Twain's Tom Sawyer, with some restoration work done. With 2 leaves of laid paper after the front endpaper, half-title and frontispiece on separate leaves (with verso of half-title and recto of frontispiece blank), 4 blank leaves of laid paper at rear. BAL 3369.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Cloth re-backed with original spine strip laid down, light wear and soiling with rubbing to extremities, corner tips worn; restoration to endpaper gutters, a bit of staining and a 1½" closed tear to frontispiece with no loss, occasional light foxing or finger soiling, early ownership name in pencil on front blank; very good.
 
Item number:
300515
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