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The Innocents Abroad, or The New Pilgrims' Progress

£70.00

Product description

First Edition, issued by subscription only. xviii+651 pages. Gatherings are numbered in arabic numbers. With 234 b/w illustrations by Fay and Cox, listed on pp vi to x. Thirteen are plates on independent pages, added by the binder to the gatherings. No advertisement pages at the end. Two illustrated frontispieces, beautiful b/w engravings. Dedication on p 3; Preface on page v by the author, dated 1869. On the initial pastedown, a full-page glued b/w sketch with the portrait of the author smoking a pipe, and a little glued label below, bearing his signature "SL Clemens" (a printed reproduction). Original binding in brown cloth on hard boards, with gilt decoration on the front cover and embossed stamp of the publisher on the back cover. Embossed frame on both covers. The spine is missing, the book is split in two parts at p. 272. Text block very clean. Covers are worn along the margins, and have bumped and very worn corners. The hinges of the front cover are broken, it stays in place only by just a few threads. Very rare copy in its original binding. In poor condition

Item details

Author(s):
Twain, Mark (Samuel L. Clemens)
Condition:
Poor
Dimensions:
5 3/4" x 9"
Edition:
First
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
651
Publisher:
American Publishing Company
Title:
The Innocents Abroad, or The New Pilgrims' Progress

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First Edition, issued by subscription only. xviii+651 pages. Gatherings are numbered in arabic numbers. With 234 b/w illustrations by Fay and Cox, listed on pp vi to x. Thirteen are plates on independent pages, added by the binder to the gatherings. No advertisement pages at the end. Two illustrated frontispieces, beautiful b/w engravings. Dedication on p 3; Preface on page v by the author, dated 1869. On the initial pastedown, a full-page glued b/w sketch with the portrait of the author smoking a pipe, and a little glued label below, bearing his signature "SL Clemens" (a printed reproduction). Original binding in brown cloth on hard boards, with gilt decoration on the front cover and embossed stamp of the publisher on the back cover. Embossed frame on both covers. The spine is missing, the book is split in two parts at p. 272. Text block very clean. Covers are worn along the margins, and have bumped and very worn corners. The hinges of the front cover are broken, it stays in place only by just a few threads. Very rare copy in its original binding. In poor condition

Author(s):
Twain, Mark (Samuel L. Clemens)
Condition:
Poor
Dimensions:
5 3/4" x 9"
Edition:
First
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
651
Publisher:
American Publishing Company
Title:
The Innocents Abroad, or The New Pilgrims' Progress

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