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- 1883 Life on the Mississippi Mark Twain First Edition Bound by Bayntun Riviere
1883 Life on the Mississippi Mark Twain First Edition Bound by Bayntun Riviere
CLEMENS, Samuel (“Mark Twain”) (1835–1910). Life on the Mississippi. London: Chatto & Windus, 1883. 8vo. Wood–engraved frontispiece, plates and numerous wood–engraved illustrations in text; 32 pp. publisher’s catalogue at rear dated April 1883. Full red morocco with gilt fillet border, raised bands gilt, compartments framed and lettered in gilt, all edges gilt, gilt fillet turn ins, gilt stamp–signed by Bayntun–Riviere. FIRST ENGLISH EDITION, preceding the American edition by several days.