The Prince and the Pauper. A Tale for Young People of All Ages. London: Chatto & Windus, 1881. 8°. One page facsimile, frontispiece, wood-engraved illustrations, 32 pages of publisher's advertisements at the end dated November, 1881 (occasional very light spotting). Original red pictorial cloth gilt, foliate endpapers (spine a little faded, extremities lightly rubbed, small indentation marks on lower cover). Provenance: William R. Wynne (armorial bookplate). FIRST EDITION. This edition preceded the American first edition." /> CLEMENS, Samuel Langhorne (1835-1910). ie. "Mark TWAIN." <I>The Prince and the Pauper. A Tale for Young People of All Ages.</I> London: Chatto & Windus, 1881. 8°. One page facsimile, frontispiece, wood-engraved illustrations, 32 pages of publisher's advertisements at the end dated November, 1881 (occasional very light spotting). Original red pictorial cloth gilt, foliate endpapers (spine a little faded, extremities lightly rubbed, small indentation marks on lower cover). <I>Provenance</I>: William R. Wynne (armorial bookplate). FIRST EDITION. This edition preceded the American first edition.|
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    13 November 2008, London, South Kensington

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    CLEMENS, Samuel Langhorne (1835-1910). ie. "Mark TWAIN." The Prince and the Pauper. A Tale for Young People of All Ages. London: Chatto & Windus, 1881. 8°. One page facsimile, frontispiece, wood-engraved illustrations, 32 pages of publisher's advertisements at the end dated November, 1881 (occasional very light spotting). Original red pictorial cloth gilt, foliate endpapers (spine a little faded, extremities lightly rubbed, small indentation marks on lower cover). Provenance: William R. Wynne (armorial bookplate). FIRST EDITION. This edition preceded the American first edition.

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    CLEMENS, Samuel Langhorne (1835-1910). ie. "Mark TWAIN." The Prince and the Pauper. A Tale for Young People of All Ages. London: Chatto & Windus, 1881. 8°. One page facsimile, frontispiece, wood-engraved illustrations, 32 pages of publisher's advertisements at the end dated November, 1881 (occasional very light spotting). Original red pictorial cloth gilt, foliate endpapers (spine a little faded, extremities lightly rubbed, small indentation marks on lower cover). Provenance: William R. Wynne (armorial bookplate). FIRST EDITION. This edition preceded the American first edition.

    With the same author's A Tramp Abroad (London, 1880, VERY FINE COPY OF THE FIRST ENGLISH EDITION, 2nd state advertisements) and The £1,000,000 Bank-Note and other stories (London, 1893, FIRST ENGLISH EDITION). (3)


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