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    Sale 2430 | Lot 260
    Price Realized: $3,380With Buyer's Premium
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    • Sale 2430 Lot 260

      TWAIN, MARK. Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. Frontispiece and text illustrations by E.W. Kemble, photogravure plate of a portrait bust by Karl Gerhardt (BAL state 1). 4to, publisher's green pictorial cloth stamped in gilt and black, occasional stain to covers and spine, portions of spine gilt rubbed, few small dents to edges; textblock tight and square, contents quite clean. New York: Charles L. Webster, 1885

      Estimate $2,000 - 3,000

      first american edition. Early issue points include: frontispiece portrait with tablecloth visible; page [9] with "Decided"; p. [13], illustration caption incorrect and p. 57 ("with the was") all first states; p. 155 state 3; and p. 283 state 3. BAL 3415; Peter Parley to Penrod, pp. 75-76; MacDonnell, Firsts, vol. 8, no. 7/8, 1998, p. 31.

      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $3,380