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  1. 134915
    First edition, handsomely bound for the luxury purveyors Asprey. Learn More
    £750

    Stock Code: 134915

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  2. 134913
    First edition, first issue the with March 1883 ads, preceding the first US edition by five days, and finely bound for the luxury purveyors Asprey. Learn More
    £750

    Stock Code: 134913

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  3. 134912
    First UK illustrated edition (first published in the UK and US the previous year), handsomely bound for the luxury purveyors Asprey. Learn More
    £1,250

    Stock Code: 134912

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  4. 134922
    First edition of Twain's letters, handsomely bound for the luxury purveyors Asprey. This copy was part of a deluxe limited issue of 350 copies with uncut edges and paper labels, although now rebound and trimmed. Learn More
    £650

    Stock Code: 134922

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  5. 134919
    First edition, handsomely bound for the luxury purveyors Asprey. This copy with the favoured single Hartford imprint, and the signature mark 11 at p. 161. Having invested heavily in revolutionary but flawed typesetting machinery, by 1894 Twain was practically bankrupt. His solution was to undertake a tour of the British... Learn More
    £750

    Stock Code: 134919

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  6. 134916
    First UK edition, handsomely bound for the luxury purveyors Asprey. Twain's sequel to the Adventures of Tom Sawyer and the Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Tom Sawyer Abroad lampoons adventure stories such as those of Jules Verne. The US edition was published earlier that year. Learn More
    £750

    Stock Code: 134916

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  7. 134914
    First UK edition, handsomely bound for the luxury purveyors Asprey. The US edition was published two weeks earlier. Learn More
    £600

    Stock Code: 134914

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  8. The Complete Writings.
    The definitive edition, signed "S L Clemens / Mark Twain", limited to 1024 sets only of which this is 423. The publisher states that Twain intended a definitive collected edition and so put his autograph to 1024 single leaves in 1906. These were not recovered until long after his death, when the project could finally be... Learn More
    £15,000

    Stock Code: 107494

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  9. The Works.

    The Works.

    New York: 1922

    Signed limited edition, attractively bound. This is set number 325 out of 1024 copies, signed by Twain on the second blank; together with a statement that the leaves were signed by him in 1906 in anticipation of the present definitive edition, and further signed by Albert Bigelow Paine, the biographer noted for his work... Learn More
    £12,500

    Stock Code: 99359

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  10. 1
    Memorial edition. Limited to 90 sets with a page of original manuscript material bound in. Signed by the publisher. Learn More
    £25,000

    Stock Code: 61912

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