Life on the Mississippi. Mark Twain, Samuel L. Clemens.

Life on the Mississippi

Boston: James R. Osgood and Company, 1883. First edition. Hardcover. Large 8vo. [5], 8-624, [2] pp. Half-bound in morocco over pebbled brown cloth, with marble endpapers, pastedowns, and a marbled textblock. Spine is lettered and decorated in gilt with five raised bands, the margins of the boards are in ruled gilt. Illustrated by a frontispiece, full-page wood-engravings, and numerous in-text illustrations (over 300 total illustrations). BAL 3411. Ahearn APG 034c. BAL Intermediate State A, with the illustration on page 441 but with the later caption on page 443. A lovely copy of Twain's autobiographical novel. Near Fine. Item #00007310

A Near Fine book with a former owner's gift inscription dated 1888 and a tiny chip to the leather on the top corner of the rear board.

Price: $2,500.00