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31: (CLEMENS, SAMUEL L.) TWAIN, MARK. The Adventures of

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(CLEMENS, SAMUEL L.) TWAIN, MARK
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Tom Sawyer's Comrade.) New York: Charles L. Webster and Company, 1885.

8vo, publisher's green cloth lettered in black and gilt, peach endpapers, double frontispiece. First American edition, exhibiting the following issue points: title leaf is a cancel with copyright notice dated 1884; the illustration captioned "Him and another Man" listed as p.88; 11th line from bottom of p. 57 reads "with the saw"; the final 5 in p.155 is lacking; p. 283 is a stub; first state frontispiece portrait (imprint Heliotype Printing Co. and tablecloth visible); also "Huck Decided" instead of "Huck Decides" under "Chapter VI" on p. [9], a first issue point per MacDonnell (Firsts, p. 31). Hinges tender; boards worn with loss at corners and spine ends; brown staining throughout.

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