Chicago: BLACK CAT PRESS, 1962.
40pp. One of 100 copies. With frontispiece in black & white and ornaments in red. Some wear to spine ends and a few slight scratches to covers, else fine in red leather, gilt. A.e.g. (Bradbury p. 21). (2 11/16 by 1 15/16; 69x49mm). ... more
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(Hartford): N.p., 1889.
(3)pp., rectos only. Dated July 15, 1889, from Clemens to his daughter, Clara, signed "Papa," about a train disaster in Virginia. An update about the wreck arrived in a letter while Clemens was dining with his friend, Charles Dudley Warner, a fellow American writer. Clemens's vivid description of the event... more
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(Hillsborough, CA): Allen Press, (1949).
12mo. (8)ff. One of 75 copies sent to friends at Christmas and signed by the Allen family. Printed in three colors, with two Victorian wood engravings. The story of a dreadfully bad boy who grew up to be "the infernalest wickedest scoundrel in his native village, and universally respected, and... more
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(Hyattsville, MD): Rebecca Press, 1991.
(18)ff. A special edition published to mark the birth of a daughter to the printer, Rebecca Bingham. Fine in blue and white handmade paper boards, with a birth announcement tipped-onto the front cover. (2 1/2 by 2 7/8; 63x74mm). ... more
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Dawson's Landing, MO: Set Up and Printed for Mr. Wilson by Henry Butts, 1894.
16pp. Mark Twain's smallest first edition, form C (no priority). Issued as an advertisement for The Century Magazine, which was running "Pudd'nhead Wilson" in serial form. The calendar may have been produced from multiple, not duplicate, settings, and it is possible that all three forms were issued simultaneously. Each month... more
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Kentfield, CA: Allen Press, 1953.
Large octavo. 90pp. One of 200 copies. Printed in black, gray and red, with color illustrations by Mallette Dean. In paper-backed boards, covered with wood-grained paper. Spine very slightly faded, else fine, glassine wrapper. Prosectus laid in. ... more
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Buffalo: Hillside Press, 1986.
79pp. One of 300 copies, signed by the publisher, Eleanor Irwin. With seven full-page illustrations in black & white, illustrated endpapers, and hand-colored accents to the title page. Fine in gilt-stamped brown leather. (2 1/2 by 2 1/8; 63x51mm). ... more
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Winterport, ME: Borrower's Press, 1979.
52pp. One of 300 copies signed by the printer, Jane Bernier. With bright, hand-colored illustrations accompanying Twain's comic story. Fine in gilt-decorated brown leather, with "Mark Twain" to the spine. (Bradbury, p. 32). (3/4 by 5/8; 20x15mm). ... more
Price: $125.00more info