New York: Charles L. Webster and Company, 1885. First Edition, Early Issue. Octavo, 366 pages; VG; spine dark green with yellow lettering and a yellow box with black lettering, bound in publishers decorated green cloth; some mild bumping and shelfwear;
Two BAL early issue points present: Copyright notice dated 1884, title page 1885, and on page 161 the signature mark 11 is absent. Modern scholarship has shown that there were only 3 substantive changes, occurring on pages 9, 13, and 57, with this copy having all in the corrected second state.;
Half-title with clipped signature of Twain tipped in, reading "Yrs Truly / Sammuel L. Clemens / Mark Twain";
CX consignment; shelved case 3.
Shelved Dupont Bookstore