The Writings. Hartford: The American Publishing Company, 1899-1907." /> CLEMENS, Samuel Langhorne ("Mark Twain). <I>The Writings</I>. Hartford: The American Publishing Company, 1899-1907.|
  • Fine Printed Books and Manuscr auction at Christies

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    Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts Including Americana

    4 December 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 17

    CLEMENS, Samuel Langhorne ("Mark Twain). The Writings. Hartford: The American Publishing Company, 1899-1907.

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    CLEMENS, Samuel Langhorne ("Mark Twain). The Writings. Hartford: The American Publishing Company, 1899-1907.

    25 volumes, 8o. Illustrated. Brown morocco gilt, spines gilt, top edges gilt, others uncut (some minor rubbing along joints). Provenance: John Francis Neylan (bookplate).

    LIMITED EDITION, number 373 of 512 sets of the "Autograph Edition" signed by Twain in volume one.

    [Bound in to Volume one:] CLEMENS. Autograph letter signed "SLC" to Richard Gilder, Hartford, September 28 [n.y.]: "Dear Gilder: I can't do no literary work the rest of the year because I'm meditating another lawsuit & looking around for a defendant." (25)


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