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The £1,000,000 BankNote by  Mark Twain - First Edition  - 1893 - from Old Bookshelf (SKU: 004280)

The £1,000,000 BankNote

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The £1,000,000 BankNote

by Twain, Mark

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  • very good
  • hardcover
  • First
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Very Good/Z
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New York: Charles L. Webster & Company, 1893. First Edition . Hardcover. Very Good/Z. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Dan Beard. 26o + 9 pages of ads. Tan cloth, gilt, brown and black lettering and decoration. Bright copy, spine sunned and a tiny spot, but readable, bookplate of owners tipped-in on front endpapers, some cracking to gutter, text is clean.

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Bookseller
Old Bookshelf US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
004280
Title
The £1,000,000 BankNote
Author
Twain, Mark
Illustrator
Dan Beard
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket condition
Z
Quantity available
1
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Charles L. Webster & Company
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
1893
Bookseller catalogs
Literature and Fiction;
Size
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

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First Edition
In book collecting, the first edition is the earliest published form of a book. A book may have more than one first edition in...[more]
gutter
The inside margin of a book, connecting the pages to the joints near the binding.
sunned
Damage done to a book cover or dust jacket caused by exposure to direct sunlight.  Very strong fluorescent light can cause...[more]
spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....[more]
bookplate
Highly sought after by some collectors, a book plate is an inscribed or decorative device that identifies the owner, or former...[more]
Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched...[more]
gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...[more]

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