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Christian Science

By: Twain, Mark

Price: $85.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1907

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 15312

Condition: Very Good


Red cloth with gilt, blindstamped decoration on front and gilt titles on spine. Spine lightly faded with some light corner bumps and minor soiling/aging on back. Square with a secure binding. Solid very good copy. This is a first edition, first state copy of Twain's scathing analysis of Christian Science, especially harsh in its portrayal of Mary Baker Eddy. Points: 17 titles listed in the advertisement of the Uniform Mark Twain set, eight lines including heading of illustrations, and frontispiece has Twain facsimile signature and the date1906. ; B&W Photographs; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 362 ... View more info

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Tom Sawyer, Detective (Harper's Magazine, August and September, 1896, Nos. 555 & 556)

By: Twain, Mark

Price: $275.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1896

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14104


The August issue has some aging/soiling on wraps but is square and securely bound but otherwise with only light edge and corner wear. VG-. The September issue lacks the cover aging and has less wear except for a short split at spine bottom and one short closed tear on bottom rear edge. VG. These issues of Harper's contain the first publication of Twain's novel, Tom Sawyer, Detective (as told by Huck Finn. ) This is both issues complete in solid condition. ; B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 326-487, 488-648 pages View more info

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Mark Twain: An Exhibition Selected Mainly from the Papers Belonging to the Samuel L. Clemens Estate on Deposit in the Huntington Library.

By: Twain, Mark

Price: $15.00

Publisher: San Marino, Anderson & Ritchie:The Ward Ritchie Press: 1947

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 15320

Condition: Very Good


Tan wrappers with deep brown title. Wraps have minor soiling and very light wear on overlapping edges. Overall a solid very good copy. An Exhibition Selected Mainly from the Papers belonging to the Samuel L. Clemens Estate on deposit in The Huntington Library. Exhibition June 2, 1947. The handlist prepared by Edwin H. Carpenter, Jr. with Introduction by Dixon Wecter presents an exhibition in 14 cases of Twainiana, including letters, manuscripts, notes, photographs, correspondence, business records, notebooks, personal souvenirs, ending in case number 14 with manuscripts and notes for Twain's ... View more info

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The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

By: Twain, Mark

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Franklin Center, The Franklin Library: 1979

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 16325

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


New and Revised Edition from original publisher with 110 iIlustrations. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 410 pages View more info

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On Writing and Publishing

By: Twain, Mark

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Book of the Month Club: 1994

Edition: Special Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 10786

Condition: New


Book is new and unread. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 167 pages; Special volume of Twain's writing about writing, produced by BOMC as a special gift for members. View more info

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Christian Science

By: Twain, Mark

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1907

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 15313

Condition: Very Good-


Red cloth with gilt, blindstamped decoration on front and gilt titles on spine. Spine lightly faded with some light corner bumps and and some staining and light spots on covers. Square with a secure binding. Still a nice copy. This is a first edition, first state copy of Twain's scathing analysis of Christian Science, especially harsh in its portrayal of Mary Baker Eddy. Points: 17 titles listed in the advertisement of the Uniform Mark Twain set, eight lines including heading of illustrations, and frontispiece has Twain facsimile signature and the date1906. ; B&W Photographs; Small 8vo 7½" -... View more info

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Christian Science

By: Twain, Mark

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1907

Edition: First Edition; Second Printing

Seller ID: 15314

Condition: Very Good


Red cloth with gilt, blindstamped decoration on front and gilt titles on spine. Spine lightly faded with some light corner bumps and a circular black spot (dime-sized) on the back cover and light streaks on front (see scan.) Square with a secure binding. Solid very good copy. This is a first edition, second state copy of Twain's scathing analysis of Christian Science, especially harsh in its portrayal of Mary Baker Eddy. Points: 18 titles listed in the advertisement of the Uniform Mark Twain set, six lines including heading of illustrations, and frontispiece has Twain facsimile signature and t... View more info

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Editorial Wild Oats

By: Twain, Mark

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1905

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 15316


Lightly faded red cloth with white titles and black and white illustration on front cover. Titles on spine almost completely faded away.. The book has light corner bumps and general interior and exterior aging. Square with a secure binding. VG to VG-. This is a first edition of some of Twain's funniest sketches. "Journalism in Tennessee is especially fun to read. This is the first edition. ; B&W Illustrations; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 83 pages View more info

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Mark Twain's Burlesque Autobiography

By: Twain, Mark

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Larchmont, Peter Pauper Press: 1930

Edition: Limited Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 15321

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good- dust jacket


One of 525 copies (500 for sale) printed at the Walpole Printing Office in New Rochelle, New York. Title page woodcut and 7 woodcuts in the text. Original green cloth, printed paper label on the spine along with original tan glassine dust wrapper which has some short tears and other minor wear. Book feels unread. Very nice copy of this early Peter Pauper Press edition. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 25 pages View more info

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Mark Twain in the White House : A Chapter from His Autobiography -- VII -- in The North American Review, December 7, 1906

By: Twain, Mark

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, North American Review Publishing Co.: 12.6.1906

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15323

Condition: Very Good


323; Vol. 183, No. 9; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 1089-1216 + ads pages View more info

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The Innocents Abroad, or the New Pilgrim's Progress: Being Some Account of the Steamship Quaker City's Pleasure Excursion to Europe and the Holy Land; with Descriptions of Countries, Nations, Incidents and Adventures, as they Appeared to the Author

By: Twain, Mark

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Hartford, American Publishing Company: 1870

Edition: Early Printing

Seller ID: 15325

Condition: Very Good


Dark brown cloth with gilt title and decoration on front and ornate gilt titling on spine with a blindstamped APC (for the publisher) on back. Some light edge and corner wear with minor damage at spine ends. and along front edge of spine. Interior is lightly and evenly aged. Former owner's name with presentation inscription on second front free endpaper. Overall, a solid and attractive copy of this book. This is an 1879 printing -- the first was in 1869 -- probably the third or fourth. This was probably Twain's most popular book; it sold more copies in his lifetime than any other. ; 234 B&W Il... View more info

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Adventures of Huckleberry Finn {Robotic Edition}

By: Twain, Mark (eds. Gabriel Diani and Etta Devine)

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, Diani & Devine Press: 2011

Edition: 1st Edition, Stated; First Printing

Seller ID: 13439

Condition: Fine


Book is as new. No dust wrapper as issued. ; B&W Drawings; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 359 pages; Special edition of Huck Finn in which the "N" word Is, in every case, changed to "robot," and the illustrations have been redone to show Jim as a robot rather than an African-American. Theese changes make for an entirely new reading experience that falls somewhere between satire and science fiction. Signed with inscription, "To Ken," by both editors on the title page. Privately published and somewhat uncommon book, especially signed. ; Signed by Editors View more info

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Mark Twain Press Critic (Interviewing the Interviewer and The American Press)

By: Twain, Mark with Commentary by Thomas C. Leonard

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Berkeley, The Friends of the Bancroft Library: 2003

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 14102

Condition: Near Fine


Book would be Infine condition except for a couple of small, stray marks on front. See scan. The two Twain essays were printed for the first time in this keepsake volume for The Friends of the Bancroft Library. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info