Twain, Mark., Sheldon & Co., nd, c1871, 1st Edition, 2nd state, illus. soft cover, some edge wear w/spine & front cover repairs o/w good, 46 pp, B & W illus., 12mo, 'Two or three persons having at different times intimated that if I wrote an autobiogaphy.
Good minus. 12mo = 7-9" 48pp. Maroon cloth hard covers, blind-stamped decoration and gilt lettering. Edges and spine worn, spine chipped at top/bottom. Hinges cracked, front free endpages loose, all other pages fully intact, tear in title page. Contains many humorous ink illustrations. Pages slightly browned but clean, no markings.
Good+ with no dust jacket. Slightly worn dark green Hb with gold lettering on front/small nick at front bottom edge/tear at top and bottom spine/front and; 47 pages; Back covers decorated around edges with embossed leaves.
Sheldon & Company, New York, 1871. 1st, Very good., Hardcover, 7 1/2 X 5, 47. Original red-brown blind-stamped cloth with gilt title on front. No dust jacket. First edition, second state. 47 pages. Ball, Black & Co. ad on verso of title page. Full page Galaxy ad on verso of last page. Edges rubbed. A few wrinkles in cloth of front cover. Several light marginal stains. A little foxing on ffe. B&w illustrations. Packed and shipped with care.
Good+ No Jacket. 12mo-over 6¾"-7¾" tall. BAL 3326 State 2 (with Ball, Black advertisement on the CP). Green cloth with gilt titles. Worn through spots at the spine ends and the corners. Some spotting and rubbing to the boards. Spots of foxing throughout. Several leaves have short tears. The binding is sound.
1st edition(? ) second state. 19cm x 13cm x 0.9cm. pp.47. Full page advert to verso of title: "Ball, Black & Co..." plus copyright information: "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1871, by Sheldon & Co...". Full page advert to verso of p.47: "Mark Twain Writes For The Galaxy Frequently...". Each page within a decorated frame. Illustrated throughout with caricatures of Twain himself. Front free-endpaper with ownership details written in a contemporary hand; dated 1889. Small picture of Twain laid down to verso of fep. Yellow endpapers. Reddish brown pebbled cloth boards with blind-stamped decoration and gilt title (to front board), corners slightly bumped, top and tail of spine carefuilly strengthened. G+.
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