One of 1024 Numbered Sets, Signed By Mark Twain; Finely Bound
The Writings of Mark Twain. (Including The Adventures of Tom Sawyer; The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn; Innocents Abroad; Life on the Mississippi; A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court; The Prince and the Pauper; A Tramp Abroad).
Twain, Mark, Samuel L. Clemens.$12,500.00
Item Number: 81192
New York: Gabriel Wells, 1922.
The Definitive Edition, one of 1024 numbered sets, with volume one signed by Mark Twain and Albert Bigelow Paine. The publisher states that Twain intended a definitive edition and signed 1024 single leaves in 1906 in anticipation of this edition. Octavo, 37 volumes, bound in full contemporary calf, gilt titles and tooling to the spine, morocco spine labels. In near fine condition.
"To understand America, read Mark Twain. No matter what new craziness pops up in America, I find it described beforehand by him He was never innocent, at home or abroad" (Garry Wills).