The Writings of Mark Twain. New York and London: Harper & Brothers, 1929." />
6 December 2013
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CLEMENS, Samuel Langhorne ("Mark Twain"). The Writings of Mark Twain. New York and London: Harper & Brothers, 1929.
37 volumes, 8o (220 x 147 mm). Titles printed in red and black. Engraved frontispieces, 111 engraved plates, 2 leaves of manuscript facsimile; TWO AUTOGRAPHIC MANUSCRIPTS UNSIGNED BY CLEMENS AND CHARLES DUDLEY WARNER (see below). Contemporary blue half morocco gilt, top edge gilt, others uncut.
LIMITED EDITION, number 130 of 1024 sets of the "Stormfield Edition."
[Bound into volume one:]
CLEMENS and WARNER, Charles Dudley (1829-1900). Two autograph manuscripts, unsigned, n.d. A leaf in each co-author's hand from chapter 10 of The Gilded Age. Together 2pp., 8vo, tipped to front flyleaf. The leaf marked "272" is in Clemens's hand; the one marked 597 in Warner's. A nice association representing the one and only time Clemens collaborated on a book.
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