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CLEMENS, Samuel Langhorne ("Mark Twain") The Celebrated Jump...

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CLEMENS, Samuel Langhorne ("Mark Twain"). The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County, and Other Stories . Edited by John Paul [Charles Henry Webb]. New York: John A. Gray & Green for C.H. Webb, 1867.
CLEMENS, Samuel Langhorne ("Mark Twain"). The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County, and Other Stories . Edited by John Paul [Charles Henry Webb]. New York: John A. Gray & Green for C.H. Webb, 1867. 12 o . One-page publisher's advertisement at front. (A few small pale marginal stains.) Original plum bevelled patterned cloth, with gilt frog at center in gilt on front cover, and same position in blind on back cover, gilt-lettered on front cover and spine, brown coated endpaper (some light rubbing and a few minor repairs at extremities); maroon morocco slipcase. Provenance: Richard Manney (bookplate; his sale Sotheby's New York, 11 October 1991, lot 43). FIRST EDITION OF THE AUTHOR'S FIRST BOOK, FIRST ISSUE, with the leaf of ads and unbroken type on pages 21, 66 and 198. The patterned cloth with rows of small rectangles is a variant from the pebble-grained cloth referenced in BAL 3310. Johnson Mark Twain 3; Zamarano 80 17. A FINE COPY.

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Auktionshaus: Christie's
Titel: Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts Including Americana
Auktionsdatum: 07.12.2012
Adresse: Christie's
7 December 2012, New York, Rockefeller Center