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.
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.
(Clemens, Samuel L.). Mark Twain. MARK TWAIN'S (BURLESQUE) AUTOBIOGRAPHY AND FIRST ROMANCE. New York, Sheldon & Company, . 1st edition, 1st issue, without Black, Ball advert. Blind-stamped maroon cloth with gilt letters on the front. Very good condition. Spine sunned, bookplate, otherwise very good condition. McBride p.16, BAL 3326.
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