Oct 26, 2023 - Sale 2650

Sale 2650 - Lot 217

Price Realized: $ 5,750
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 3,000 - $ 4,000
TWAIN, MARK. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. Wood engraved frontispiece and numerous illustrations in text by True Williams and others. 4 pages of advertisements at end dated December 1st, 1876. 8vo, original blue cloth stamped in gilt and black, cocked, shaken, joints frayed with repairs, spine tips chipped, extremities rubbed with exposure; joints cracked but holding, bookseller inkstamps to front pastedown and dedication page, intermittent light to moderate staining to contents. First American edition, first printing, printed on wove paper, versos of half-title and preface blank. BAL 3369; Grolier 100 American 79; Johnson, pp 27-30. Hartford: The American Publishing Company, 1876