[London]: National Anti-Vivisection Society [1904]. Fine as usual. -- The Suppressed Chapter of "Life on the Mississippi." [New York, ca. 1913]. 4-page leaflet (a trifle age-toned). One of 250 copies. -- Mark Twain Able Yachtsman Interviews Himself... [New York, 1920]. Wrappers unopened (a trifle soiled). One of 109 copies. -- The Quaker City Holy Land Excursion. [New York] 1927. One of 200 copies. -- A Boy's Adventure (The Whipping Boy's Story). [New York, 1928]. 4-page leaflet. -- [CLEMENS]. Seventy-first Anniversary Celebration of the New-England Society in the City of New York at Delmonico's, Dec. 22, 1876. New York, 1876. (Rear wrapper and portions of spine lacking). Contains the first book printing of Twain's famous speech on the weather (pp. 50-54). -- [CLEMENS]. CLEMENS, Will M. Mark Twain. His Life and Work. San Francisco, 1892. 12o. Pictorial wrappers (a little soiled). A fine copy of a rare early biography of Clemens. -- [TWAINIANA]. Program of the "Mark Twain [and George Washington] Cable Readings, Friday Evening, Nov. 21st, 1884, at Association Hall in [New York?]". Broadside, 145 x 110 mm. (Laid down on large paper, slight offset). With three contemporary newsclippings about the evening. Rare. Together 13 vols. or items, 12o to 8o, original printed wrappers or self-wrappers, unless otherwise indicated. FIRST EDITIONS, except as noted. (13) " /> CLEMENS, Samuel Langhorne. <I>Mark Twain's (Burlesque) Autobiography and First Romance</I>. New York, [1871]. Portions of original wrappers preserved (some marginal tears and staining). Second state. -- <I>Mark Twain's Sketches. Number One. Authorized Edition</I>. New York, [1874]. Green pictorial wrappers (slightly worn, a little spotted, a marginal stain on title-page and several leaves). First state. -- <I>Punch, Brothers, Punch</I>! New York, [1878]. 12<V>o. (Most of spine lacking). First Binding. -- <I>The Stolen White Elephant, etc.</I> Toronto: The National Publishing Co., 1882. 12<V>o. Tan wrappers (lower fore-corners of covers chipped, heel of spine chipped, top of spine frayed), half morocco slipcase. First Canadian Edition. Rare. -- <I>To the Person Sitting in Darkness</I>. [New York] 1901. 12<V>o. Stitched as issued, half morocco slipcase. One of 250 copies. -- <I>"A Dog's Tale".</I> [London]: National Anti-Vivisection Society [1904]. Fine as usual. -- <I>The Suppressed Chapter of "Life on the Mississippi."</I> [New York, ca. 1913]. 4-page leaflet (a trifle age-toned). One of 250 copies. -- <I>Mark Twain Able Yachtsman Interviews Himself</I>... [New York, 1920]. Wrappers unopened (a trifle soiled). One of 109 copies. -- <I>The Quaker City Holy Land Excursion</I>. [New York] 1927. One of 200 copies. -- <I>A Boy's Adventure (The Whipping Boy's Story)</I>. [New York, 1928]. 4-page leaflet. -- [CLEMENS]. <I>Seventy-first Anniversary Celebration of the New-England Society in the City of New York at Delmonico's, Dec. 22, 1876</I>. New York, 1876. (Rear wrapper and portions of spine lacking). Contains the first book printing of Twain's famous speech on the weather (pp. 50-54). -- [CLEMENS]. CLEMENS, Will M. <I>Mark Twain. His Life and Work</I>. San Francisco, 1892. 12<V>o. Pictorial wrappers (a little soiled). A fine copy of a rare early biography of Clemens. -- [TWAINIANA]. Program of the "Mark Twain [and George Washington] Cable Readings, Friday Evening, Nov. 21st, 1884, at Association Hall in [New York?]". Broadside, 145 x 110 mm. (Laid down on large paper, slight offset). With three contemporary newsclippings about the evening. Rare. Together 13 vols. or items, 12<V>o to 8<V>o, original printed wrappers or self-wrappers, unless otherwise indicated. FIRST EDITIONS, except as noted. (13) | Christie's
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    10 December 1999

  • Lot 135

    CLEMENS, Samuel Langhorne. Mark Twain's (Burlesque) Autobiography and First Romance. New York, [1871]. Portions of original wrappers preserved (some marginal tears and staining). Second state. -- Mark Twain's Sketches. Number One. Authorized Edition. New York, [1874]. Green pictorial wrappers (slightly worn, a little spotted, a marginal stain on title-page and several leaves). First state. -- Punch, Brothers, Punch! New York, [1878]. 12o. (Most of spine lacking). First Binding. -- The Stolen White Elephant, etc. Toronto: The National Publishing Co., 1882. 12o. Tan wrappers (lower fore-corners of covers chipped, heel of spine chipped, top of spine frayed), half morocco slipcase. First Canadian Edition. Rare. -- To the Person Sitting in Darkness. [New York] 1901. 12o. Stitched as issued, half morocco slipcase. One of 250 copies. -- ''A Dog's Tale''. [London]: National Anti-Vivisection Society [1904]. Fine as usual. -- The Suppressed Chapter of ''Life on the Mississippi.'' [New York, ca. 1913]. 4-page leaflet (a trifle age-toned). One of 250 copies. -- Mark Twain Able Yachtsman Interviews Himself... [New York, 1920]. Wrappers unopened (a trifle soiled). One of 109 copies. -- The Quaker City Holy Land Excursion. [New York] 1927. One of 200 copies. -- A Boy's Adventure (The Whipping Boy's Story). [New York, 1928]. 4-page leaflet. -- [CLEMENS]. Seventy-first Anniversary Celebration of the New-England Society in the City of New York at Delmonico's, Dec. 22, 1876. New York, 1876. (Rear wrapper and portions of spine lacking). Contains the first book printing of Twain's famous speech on the weather (pp. 50-54). -- [CLEMENS]. CLEMENS, Will M. Mark Twain. His Life and Work. San Francisco, 1892. 12o. Pictorial wrappers (a little soiled). A fine copy of a rare early biography of Clemens. -- [TWAINIANA]. Program of the ''Mark Twain [and George Washington] Cable Readings, Friday Evening, Nov. 21st, 1884, at Association Hall in [New York?]''. Broadside, 145 x 110 mm. (Laid down on large paper, slight offset). With three contemporary newsclippings about the evening. Rare. Together 13 vols. or items, 12o to 8o, original printed wrappers or self-wrappers, unless otherwise indicated. FIRST EDITIONS, except as noted. (13)

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    CLEMENS, Samuel Langhorne. Mark Twain's (Burlesque) Autobiography and First Romance. New York, [1871]. Portions of original wrappers preserved (some marginal tears and staining). Second state. -- Mark Twain's Sketches. Number One. Authorized Edition. New York, [1874]. Green pictorial wrappers (slightly worn, a little spotted, a marginal stain on title-page and several leaves). First state. -- Punch, Brothers, Punch! New York, [1878]. 12o. (Most of spine lacking). First Binding. -- The Stolen White Elephant, etc. Toronto: The National Publishing Co., 1882. 12o. Tan wrappers (lower fore-corners of covers chipped, heel of spine chipped, top of spine frayed), half morocco slipcase. First Canadian Edition. Rare. -- To the Person Sitting in Darkness. [New York] 1901. 12o. Stitched as issued, half morocco slipcase. One of 250 copies. -- "A Dog's Tale". [London]: National Anti-Vivisection Society [1904]. Fine as usual. -- The Suppressed Chapter of "Life on the Mississippi." [New York, ca. 1913]. 4-page leaflet (a trifle age-toned). One of 250 copies. -- Mark Twain Able Yachtsman Interviews Himself... [New York, 1920]. Wrappers unopened (a trifle soiled). One of 109 copies. -- The Quaker City Holy Land Excursion. [New York] 1927. One of 200 copies. -- A Boy's Adventure (The Whipping Boy's Story). [New York, 1928]. 4-page leaflet. -- [CLEMENS]. Seventy-first Anniversary Celebration of the New-England Society in the City of New York at Delmonico's, Dec. 22, 1876. New York, 1876. (Rear wrapper and portions of spine lacking). Contains the first book printing of Twain's famous speech on the weather (pp. 50-54). -- [CLEMENS]. CLEMENS, Will M. Mark Twain. His Life and Work. San Francisco, 1892. 12o. Pictorial wrappers (a little soiled). A fine copy of a rare early biography of Clemens. -- [TWAINIANA]. Program of the "Mark Twain [and George Washington] Cable Readings, Friday Evening, Nov. 21st, 1884, at Association Hall in [New York?]". Broadside, 145 x 110 mm. (Laid down on large paper, slight offset). With three contemporary newsclippings about the evening. Rare. Together 13 vols. or items, 12o to 8o, original printed wrappers or self-wrappers, unless otherwise indicated. FIRST EDITIONS, except as noted. (13)

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