Lot 500 of 515:
Roughing It, Mark Twain  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$420
Estimate:
$10 - $100

Title:
Roughing It

Author:
Twain, Mark

Place:
Hartford, CT

Publisher:
American Publishing Co.

Date:
1872

Description:

591 + [1] ad pp. Illustrated with wood engravings throughout. (8vo) publisher's cloth stamped and lettered in gilt on spine, gilt vignette stamped on front cover, decorative blind-stamp on rear cover. First American Edition.

With capital T in trees and "thirteenth" on page 156; issue point B on page 242, both words lacking; Capital E in Eastern on page 330; ad present 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.


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Condition:
Binding worn, chipping to spine with loss to end of gilt word "Illustrated", spine ends chipped and rubbed, corners fraying a bit; hinges cracked, title page detached and laid in, pages toned; about very good.

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Item number:
302438a
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