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TWAIN, Mark.

The Writings.

Availability: In stock

Published: Hartford, Conn., American Publishing Company, 1901-7

Stock Code: 117778

£18,750
signed
OR On display in 43 Dover Street

Notes

The Riverdale limited edition, number 333 of 625 sets only. The set was originally published in 22 volumes; volume 23 was added in 1903 and volumes 24 and 25 were added by Harper and Brothers in 1906 and 1907. A particularly lavish set.

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Description

25 volumes, octavo (204 x 137 mm). Finely bound in contemporary dark blue crushed morocco, titles and elaborate decoration to spines gilt separated by raised bands, multiple gilt fillets to boards with corner-pieces, dark blue and red morocco doblures with multiple gilt fillets and corner-pieces, red moire silk endpapers, top edges gilt, others untrimmed.

Illustrations

Eleven volumes with hand-coloured frontispieces and 84 further full-page monochrome illustrations with captioned tissues printed in red.

Condition

Ex-libris bookplate to top of front blanks with offsetting, a fine set.

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