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  • 1. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

    by Twain, Mark (Samuel Clemens)

     

    Seller Description: Near Fine. First Edition, First Printing with the half-title and frontispiece printed on separate leaves and printed on wove paper instead of laid paper. This FIRST ISSUE book is bound in the ORIGINAL Blue Cloth boards with light restoration to the spine. The binding is tight, with some wear to the edges. The pages are clean with some staining to a few pages. There is NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. A wonderful copy of this TRUE FIRST EDITION with ALL the First Issue points. We ... See More Details

    1876, American Publishing Company, Hartford

    Hardcover, Very Good

    Classics of Literature

    BEST

    Missoula, MT, USA

    $45,000.00

  • 2. Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Tom Sawyer's Comrade).

    by Twain, Mark. [Samuel L. Clemens]

     

    Seller Description: Early printing of Twain's masterpiece, inscribed by Mark Twain. Octavo, bound in half buckram by Roycroft with paper labels to the spine, tissue-guarded frontispiece photogravure plate of Gerhardt's bust of Clemens, one hundred and seventy-four illustrations by E. W. Kemble. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the title page, "To Mr. Garth W. Cate: Taking the pledge will not make bad liquor good, but it will improve it. Truly Yours, Mark Twain, Nov. 25/06." With a lengthy letter of ... See More Details

    Charles L. Webster and Company

    Hardcover, Good

    Raptis Rare Books, ABAA, ILAB

    BEST

    Palm Beach, FL, USA

    $45,000.00

  • 3. The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County, and Other Sketches

    by Twain, Mark [Samuel L. Clemens]

     

    Seller Description: Near Fine. First edition, first issue, of Mark Twain's first book. "Copies were bound simultaneously in green, terra cotta, dark brown, lavender, blue deep purple, maroon and red cloth" (MacDonnell, "The Primary First Editions of Mark Twain", Firsts, Vol. 8, no. 7/8). This copy features the gilt stamp of the leaping frog positioned to the lower left of the front cover as usual (some copies have the gilt stamp of the leaping frog in the centre of the front cover, though no priority has been ... See More Details

    1867, C. H. Webb

    Hardcover, Very Good

    Whitmore Rare Books

    BEST

    Pasadena, CA, USA

    $29,500.00

  • 4. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

    by Twain, Mark [Samuel L. Clemens]

     

    Seller Description: First edition, first printing, first state (with "THE" on half title in 10-point rather than 14-point type) of one of the great masterpieces of American literature. Octavo, original blue cloth, peach endpapers, top edge gilt, illustrations in text by True Williams and others, printed on wove paper, with preliminary matter paginated [I]-XVI and front and rear triple flyleaves of laid paper. BAL 3369. Johnson, 27-30. MacDonnell, 39-40. MacBride, 40. In very good condition with some very light ... See More Details

    American Publishing Company

    Hardcover, Very Good

    Raptis Rare Books, ABAA, ILAB

    BEST

    Palm Beach, FL, USA

    $20,000.00

  • 5. Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Tom Sawyer's Comrade)

    by Twain, Mark

     

    Seller Description: Fine. 173 Illustrations by E.W. Kemble & photogravure portrait bust by Karl Gebhardt. 8vo, green cloth, pictorially stamped in black & gilt. New York: Charles Webster, 1885. First Edition. A fine bright, tight copy, with minimal wear at the extremes of the spine & corners. of what is perhaps the greatest American novel; preserved in a green half morocco slipcase. Enclosed is a facsimile copy of the defaced plate on page 283, which was so objectionable that it had to be removed. Early issue, ... See More Details

    1885, Webster

    hardcover, Fine/Like New

    Argosy Book Store

    HIGH

    New York, NY, USA

    $20,000.00

  • 6. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

    by Twain, Mark [Clemens, Samuel]

     

    Seller Description: Two pages with professional repairs to tears; hinges unbroken and covers tight. Light edgewear with some rubbing and wear to the spine. Easily Very Good. FIRST PRINTING on wove paper and with half-title and frontispiece with blank versos and with "THE" on the half-title page in 10-point rather than 14-point type. Original blue cloth with peach endpapers with front and rear triple flyleaves of laid paper; four pages of ads at the rear. BAL 3369. MacDonnell, 39-40. Illustrated by True Williams ... See More Details

    1876, The American Publishing Company

    Hardcover, Very Good

    Charles Agvent, ABAA

    BEST

    Fleetwood, PA, USA

    $15,625.00

  • 7. Pudd'Nhead Wilson

    by Twain, Mark (Samuel Clemens)

     

    Seller Description: Fine in Fine jacket. Signed by Author(s) First Edition, First Printing SIGNED by Mark Twain on a tipped in fly-leaf page. This First Printing book has all the First Issue points. The binding is tight, and the boards are crisp with some wear to the panels. The pages are clean with minor wear to the edges. There is no writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a lovely copy SIGNED by the author. We buy Mark Twain First Editions. See More Details

    1894, American Publishing Company

    Hardcover, Fine/Like New

    Classics of Literature

    BEST

    Missoula, MT, USA

    $15,000.00

  • 8. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

    by Twain, Mark [Samuel L. Clemens]

     

    Seller Description: Very Good. First printing, with the half-title and the frontis illustration on separate leaves. Collates complete as per BAL 3369 with the triple fly-leaves on laid paper, front and back, and four pages of publisher's ads following the novel. A copy that has benefitted from some discrete restoration at the spine ends (adding a bit of new cloth), and cosmetic repairs to the corners. Attractive condition internally, with only the occasional spot of foxing. One of the classic American novels, ... See More Details

    1876, The American Publishing Company

    Hardcover, Very Good

    Whitmore Rare Books

    BEST

    Pasadena, CA, USA

    $15,000.00

  • 9. Life on the Mississippi

    by Twain, Mark (Samuel Clemens)

     

    Seller Description: Near Fine in Near Fine jacket. Signed by Author(s) First Edition, First Printing SIGNED by Mark Twain on a tipped in page. This First Printing book has all the First Issue points. The binding is tight, and the boards are crisp with some wear to the panels. The pages are clean with minor wear to the edges. There is no writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a lovely copy SIGNED by the author. We buy Mark Twain First Editions. See More Details

    1883, Osgood

    Hardcover, Very Good

    Classics of Literature

    BEST

    Missoula, MT, USA

    $15,000.00

  • 10. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Publisher's Presentation Copy)

    by Twain, Mark

     

    Seller Description: Original green publisher's cloth binding stamped in gilt and black. Spine ends slightly frayed, and some rubbing to rear board, else a lovely and unrestored copy, housed in a custom morocco solander box. Contains the three first printing points: "Huck Decided" on p. 9; "Him and another Man" listed on p. 88; and "with the was" on p. 57. Photogravure frontispiece of Karl Gerhardt's portrait bust of Clemens, illustrations after E. W. Kemble in the text throughout. The present copy bears an ... See More Details

    1885, Charles Webster and Company

    Hardcover

    Whitmore Rare Books

    BEST

    Pasadena, CA, USA

    $15,000.00

  • 11. The Innocents Abroad, Or the New Pilgrims' Progress

    by Twain, Mark

     

    Seller Description: Very Good. 2nd Printing. First edition, second printing with textual errors corrected. Rebound in dark brown three quarter leather with brown pebble design marbled paper five raised bands edge wear. See More Details

    1869, American Publishing Company

    Hardcover, Very Good

    J Mercurio Books Maps & Prints

    AVERAGE

    Garrison, NY, USA

    $15,000.00

  • 12. Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

    by Mark Twain [Samuel L. Clemens]

     

    Seller Description: First edition, first issue of Mark Twain's masterpiece. In near fine condition with light wear to the extremities. Octavo, blue pictorial cloth. Subscribers who had already purchased Tom Sawyer, and wanted a binding to match, were invited to request a blue cloth binding on Huckleberry Finn instead of the publisher's green. This is one of those blue bindings--twenty times more rare than the green. This copy has all of the commonly identified first issue points (copies were assembled haphazardly ... See More Details

    Charles L. Webster and Company

    Hardcover, Very Good

    Raptis Rare Books, ABAA, ILAB

    BEST

    Palm Beach, FL, USA

    $14,000.00

  • 13. Adventures of Huckleberry Finn [Tom Sawyer’ S Comrade].

    by Twain, Mark [Samuel L. Clemens]

     

    Seller Description: First edition, first issue of Twain's masterpiece, one of approximately 500 copies bound in publisher's three-quarters morocco binding. Octavo, original three-quarters brown morocco and marbled boards, gilt-decorated spine, marbled endpapers. Lithographic frontispiece and with 174 illustrations by E.W. Kemble, photographic portrait frontispiece of the bust of Mark Twain by Karl Gerhardt. Copies of Huckleberry Finn in the original publisher's leather bindings are quite rare: "The relative rarity ... See More Details

    Charles L. Webster and Company

    Hardcover, Good

    Raptis Rare Books, ABAA, ILAB

    BEST

    Palm Beach, FL, USA

    $12,500.00

  • 14. Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

    by Mark Twain [Samuel L. Clemens]

     

    Seller Description: First edition, first issue of Mark Twain's masterpiece. Octavo, blue pictorial cloth. Subscribers who had already purchased Tom Sawyer, and wanted a binding to match, were invited to request a blue cloth binding on Huckleberry Finn instead of the publisher's green. This is one of those blue bindings--twenty times more rare than the green. This copy has all of the commonly identified first issue points (copies were assembled haphazardly by the printer and there is yet to be agreement among ... See More Details

    Charles L. Webster and Company

    Hardcover, Very Good

    Raptis Rare Books, ABAA, ILAB

    BEST

    Palm Beach, FL, USA

    $11,500.00

  • 15. Adventures of Huckleberry Finn [Tom Sawyer’ S Comrade].

    by Twain, Mark [Samuel L. Clemens]

     

    Seller Description: First edition, first issue of Twain's masterpiece, one of approximately 500 copies bound in publisher's three-quarters morocco binding. Octavo, original three-quarters brown morocco and marbled boards, gilt-decorated spine, marbled endpapers. Lithographic frontispiece and with 174 illustrations by E.W. Kemble, photographic portrait frontispiece of the bust of Mark Twain by Karl Gerhardt. Copies of Huckleberry Finn in the original publisher's leather bindings are quite rare: "The relative rarity ... See More Details

    Charles L. Webster and Company

    Hardcover, Good

    Raptis Rare Books, ABAA, ILAB

    BEST

    Palm Beach, FL, USA

    $11,500.00

  • 16. The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County, and Other Sketches

    by Twain, Mark

     

    Seller Description: 6.75 x 4.5, 198 pp, vg, pencil notes on back of adv page else FINELY BOUND BY BAYNTUN-RIVIERE IN FULL CRUSHED BROWN MOROCCO, GILT STAMPED SPINE, ALL EDGES GILT, MARBLED END PAPERS. FIRST EDITION, FIRST STATE OF AUTHOR'S FIRST BOOK. A beautiful copy. See More Details

    1867, C.H. Webb: NY

    Hardcover, Very Good

    John K. King Used & Rare Books

    HIGH

    Detroit, MI, USA

    $10,925.00

  • 17. Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

    by Twain, Mark. [Samuel L. Clemens]

     

    Seller Description: First edition of Mark Twain's masterpiece. Octavo, original publisher's decorated green cloth, with 174 illustrations by Edward W. Kemble. Contains all of the agreed upon first issue points for the clothbound book: page 9 with "Decided" remaining uncorrected (to "Decides"); page 13, illustration captioned "Him and another Man" listed as on page 88; page 57, 11th line from bottom reads "with the was, " instead of "with the saw". Other points of bibliographical interest included in this copy are ... See More Details

    Charles L. Webster and Company

    Hardcover

    Raptis Rare Books, ABAA, ILAB

    BEST

    Palm Beach, FL, USA

    $10,500.00

  • 18. Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Tom Sawyer's Comrade)

    by Twain, Mark (Samuel Clemens)

     

    Seller Description: Near Fine with No dust jacket as issued. A professionally restored and rebound First American Edition from the very limited sheep skin covered first print run. This copy, meticulously rebound in a copy of the original boards (also included as verification of the book's original state), with finish matching the original and with red and black morocco spinal labels. Water stain to the lower inside corner along bottom edge, of the first 75 pages, about 3 inches by 1 inch at front, diminishing as ... See More Details

    1884, Charles L. Webster And Company

    Hardcover, Very Good

    Boomers Books & Empire Models

    AVERAGE

    Weare, NH, USA

    $10,500.00

  • 19. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

    by Twain, Mark (Samuel Clemens)

     

    Seller Description: Fine. First Edition, First Printing bound in the ORIGINAL publisher's green cloth. The book has the earliest First Issue points according to BAL "Frontispiece of Twain with cloth visible under bust, "Page 9 Chapter VI "Huck Decided" instead of "Decides" "Him and Another Man" listed incorrectly on p.88 rather than Page 87, "Page 57, 11 lines from bottom "with the was" rather than "with the saw" "Page 155" with the 5 missing "Page 143 First word, the letter "L" missing from "Col". A magnificent ... See More Details

    1885, Charles L. Webster and Company, New York

    Hardcover, Fine/Like New

    Classics of Literature

    BEST

    Missoula, MT, USA

    $10,000.00

  • 20. Life on the Mississippi

    by Twain, Mark

     

    Seller Description: Very Good. 1st Printing. Original publishers brown cloth with black titles and bright gilt design front hinge starting book plate darkening on gutter pages 408-409. "The St. Charles Hotel" on page 443 caption, without the illustration of Mark Twain's head in flames on page 441. See More Details

    1883, James R. Osgood and Company

    Hardcover, Very Good

    J Mercurio Books Maps & Prints

    AVERAGE

    Garrison, NY, USA

    $10,000.00

  • 21. Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

    by Twain, Mark [; Samuel Langhorne Clemens]

     

    Seller Description: Illustrated by Barry Moser. Fine. Large 4to Hand-crafted and published by the Pennyroyal Press in an edition of 350 sets, this being #215, with the folio of 49 individual prints, originally unsigned, at the 100 year anniversary of the publication of the first edition. While uncalled for with this publication, in this set, Mr. Moser has signed each print in the folio. This is one of only 4 known examples of this set complete with the folio of 49 prints each individually signed by Barry Moser; ... See More Details

    1985, Pennyroyal Press

    Leather, Fine/Like New

    Books Tell You Why, Inc.

    HIGH

    Summerville, SC, USA

    $9,900.00

  • 22. The Writings of Mark Twain. [Including the Adventures of Tom Sawyer; the Adventures of Huckleberry Finn; Innocents Abroad; Life on the Mississippi; a Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’ S Court; the Prince and the Pauper; a Tramp Abroad].

    by Twain, Mark [Samuel L. Clemens]

     

    Seller Description: The Definitive edition, one of 1024 numbered sets, with volume one signed by Mark Twain and Albert Bigelow Paine. The publisher states that Twain intended a definitive edition and signed 1024 single leaves in 1906 in anticipation of this edition. Octavo, 37 volumes, bound in three quarters morocco, gilt titles and tooling to the spine over marbled boards, each volume illustrated with frontispiece and plates. In very good condition. "To understand America, read Mark Twain. No matter what new ... See More Details

    Gabriel Wells

    Hardcover, Very Good

    Raptis Rare Books, ABAA, ILAB

    BEST

    Palm Beach, FL, USA

    $9,800.00

  • 23. The Writings of Mark Twain. [Including the Adventures of Tom Sawyer; Adventures of Huckleberry Finn; Innocents Abroad; Life on the Mississippi; a Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’ S Court; the Prince and the Pauper; a Tramp Abroad].

    by Twain, Mark [Samuel L. Clemens]

     

    Seller Description: The Definitive edition, one of 1024 numbered sets, with volume one signed by Mark Twain and Albert Bigelow Paine. The publisher states that Twain intended a definitive edition and signed 1024 single leaves in 1906 in anticipation of this edition. Octavo, 37 volumes, bound in full contemporary calf, gilt titles and tooling to the spine, morocco spine labels, each volume illustrated with frontispiece and plates. In near fine condition. "To understand America, read Mark Twain. No matter what new ... See More Details

    Gabriel Wells

    Hardcover, Very Good

    Raptis Rare Books, ABAA, ILAB

    BEST

    Palm Beach, FL, USA

    $9,500.00

  • 24. The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County, and Other Sketches

    by Twain, Mark (Samuel L. Clemens)

     

    Seller Description: Very Good. First Edition, First Printing with the publisher's advertisement leaf facing title and unbroken type on pp. 21, 66 and 198. A scarce copy bound in the publisher's ORIGINAL maroon cloth normally seen in green or blue color. The binding is tight with NO cocking or leaning with some wear to the boards. Overall, a lovely copy of twain's first book with ALL the First issue points housed in a custom clamshell slipcase for preservation. See More Details

    1867, C. H. Webb, New York

    Hardcover, Very Good

    Classics of Literature

    BEST

    Missoula, MT, USA

    $9,000.00

  • 25. Adventures of Huckleberry Finn: (Tom Sawyer's Comrade).

    by Twain, Mark

     

    Seller Description: Fine. No Jacket. First edition. 8vo. With 174 illustrations. Full gilt stamped dark green morocco by Bayntun-Riviere, spine with raised bands and gilt ruled compartments, covers double ruled in gilt, upper cover with a variously colored onlay depicting a standing figure of Huckleberry Finn, gilt stamped inner dentelles, marbled endpapers, a.e.g. Fine. Enclosed in a dark green cloth folding box, with gilt stamped black morocco label. No signatures or bookplates. See More Details

    1885, New York, Charles L. Webster, 1885.

    Hardcover, Fine/Like New

    George Houle

    BEST

    Palm Springs, CA, USA

    $8,500.00