Good. [Ant-17]. The second issue. Hardcover, bound in embossed cloth. The binding edge-rubbed; dark stains in the gutter margin of the first few leaves with other marginal blemishes throughout and a marginal chip to leaf pp 45-46.
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.
Very Good. 12mo-over 6¾"-7¾" tall. Later issue, ad for Ball, Black & Co on verso of title page with copyright notice at the bottom of the page. Very good, dark green embossed cloth with gilt title on front. Minor wear to tip of one corner, pages have light foxing at outside margin.
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 lightly rubbed. 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.
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