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Life on the Mississippi

£100.00

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CHATTO & WINDUS, LONDON, 1883. Book Condition: Good. First edition. THE ORIGINAL FIRST EDITION, PRECEDING THE U.S. EDITION BY FIVE DAYS. Clemens had written articles in "Atlantic Monthly" in 1875. These provide much of the first half of the book, which is a splendid reminiscence of the years "Mark Twain" spent on the Mississippi as a steamboat pilot. From chapter 22 on he recounts his latter trip down the river as an honoured guest and writer/ speaker.Binding: red cloth. Printing: letterpress. Paper: coated. Illustrations: Over 300 illustrations, not counting covers. This is the first issue with the 32 pages of ads for Chatto & Windus dated "March 1883".

The actual book is shown in the accompanying images so please note the condition and the damage to the bottom of the introduction page.

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Author(s):
Mark Twain
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
First
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
561
Publisher:
Chatto & Windus
Title:
Life on the Mississippi

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CHATTO & WINDUS, LONDON, 1883. Book Condition: Good. First edition. THE ORIGINAL FIRST EDITION, PRECEDING THE U.S. EDITION BY FIVE DAYS. Clemens had written articles in "Atlantic Monthly" in 1875. These provide much of the first half of the book, which is a splendid reminiscence of the years "Mark Twain" spent on the Mississippi as a steamboat pilot. From chapter 22 on he recounts his latter trip down the river as an honoured guest and writer/ speaker.Binding: red cloth. Printing: letterpress. Paper: coated. Illustrations: Over 300 illustrations, not counting covers. This is the first issue with the 32 pages of ads for Chatto & Windus dated "March 1883".

The actual book is shown in the accompanying images so please note the condition and the damage to the bottom of the introduction page.

Author(s):
Mark Twain
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
First
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
561
Publisher:
Chatto & Windus
Title:
Life on the Mississippi

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