The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Tom Sawyer's Comrade). London: Chatto & Windus, 1884. 8°. Half title, wood-engraved frontispiece and illustrations, 32-pages of publisher's advertisements at the end dated October 1884 (half title lightly spotted, a few marginal spots). Original red pictorial cloth gilt (spine a little faded, corners a little bumped). FIRST ENGLISH EDITION. The true first edition which precedes the appearance of the first American edition by several months." /> CLEMENS, Samuel L. (ie. "Mark TWAIN"). <I>The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Tom Sawyer's Comrade).</I> London: Chatto & Windus, 1884. 8°. Half title, wood-engraved frontispiece and illustrations, 32-pages of publisher's advertisements at the end dated October 1884 (half title lightly spotted, a few marginal spots). Original red pictorial cloth gilt (spine a little faded, corners a little bumped). FIRST ENGLISH EDITION. The true first edition which precedes the appearance of the first American edition by several months.|
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    Fine Printed Books Including Children's & Illustrated Books

    19 March 2008, London, South Kensington

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    CLEMENS, Samuel L. (ie. "Mark TWAIN"). The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Tom Sawyer's Comrade). London: Chatto & Windus, 1884. 8°. Half title, wood-engraved frontispiece and illustrations, 32-pages of publisher's advertisements at the end dated October 1884 (half title lightly spotted, a few marginal spots). Original red pictorial cloth gilt (spine a little faded, corners a little bumped). FIRST ENGLISH EDITION. The true first edition which precedes the appearance of the first American edition by several months.

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    CLEMENS, Samuel L. (ie. "Mark TWAIN"). The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Tom Sawyer's Comrade). London: Chatto & Windus, 1884. 8°. Half title, wood-engraved frontispiece and illustrations, 32-pages of publisher's advertisements at the end dated October 1884 (half title lightly spotted, a few marginal spots). Original red pictorial cloth gilt (spine a little faded, corners a little bumped). FIRST ENGLISH EDITION. The true first edition which precedes the appearance of the first American edition by several months.

    With 11 other books by the same author including A Tramp Abroad (London, 1880), The Gilded Age (London, 1883), A Yankee at the Court of King Arthur (London, 1889) and The £1,000,000 Bank-Note and other new stories (London, 1893), all first English editions in original cloth. (12)


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