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TWAIN, Mark.

The Writings.

The Definitive Edition.

New York: Gabriel Wells, 1922-5 Stock Code: 143379
£25,000.00
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Rare contemporary fine binding.

The Definitive Edition, number 285 of 1,024 numbered sets, with the front blank signed by the author as "Samuel Clemens/Mark Twain" and with the limitation leaf signed by Twain's biographer Albert Bigelow Paine. A handsome set in a contemporary fine binding of the most complete of all the collected editions of Twain's works.

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Description

37 volumes, octavo (222 x 145 mm). Contemporary red half morocco, titles in gilt direct to spines, decorative tooling in gilt to compartments, red cloth boards, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt, other untrimmed.

Illustrations

Portrait frontispiece by W. H. Bicknell to volume I, and plates by P. Newell throughout.

Condition

The bindings sharp, slight toning to contents, a near-fine set.

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