Mar 02, 2023 - Sale 2628

Sale 2628 - Lot 249

Price Realized: $ 27,500
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 18,000 - $ 25,000
TWAIN, MARK. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. Wood engraved frontispiece and numerous illustrations in text by True Williams and others, 4-page publisher's advertisements at end. 4to, original blue cloth stamped in gilt and black, light wear to spine tips and corners, few minor smudges to rear board; front hinge starting but holding, yellowed cellophane tape mends to pp. 33-34 with faint offsetting to facing pages, else contents clean. Superb copy of the first American edition, first printing, printed on wove paper, versos of half-title and preface blank. Exceedingly bright and clean copy. BAL 3369; Grolier 100 American 79; Johnson, pp 27-30. Hartford: The American Publishing Company, 1876