10 December 1999
CLEMENS, Samuel Langhorne. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Tom Sawyer's Comrade)...By Mark Twain. London: Chatto & Windus, 1884.
8o (193 x 138 mm). 174 illustrations by E.W. Kemble. Original pictorial red cloth, blocked in black and gold (spine a trifle faded, a few tiny spots on sides, endpapers cracked at inner hinges); cloth case; Provenance: Arthur Maconchy (bookplate) -- A. Edward Newton (hobby horse bookplate).
FIRST EDITION, preceding the American edition by some days, State A of the sheets (no priority), 32-page publisher's catalogue dated October 1884 at end. BAL3414. A very good copy.
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