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The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Samuel L. Clemens - Hardcover - 1950 - from World of Rare Books and Biblio.com

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

by Samuel L. Clemens

Condition: Good/Good


Cresset Press, 1950. Hardcover. Good/Good. 1950. 1950 Reprint. 291 pages. Beige pictorial dust jacket over blue cloth. Pages are clean and bright with a firm binding. End papers and pages edges are lightly tanned and foxed. Boards are a little rub worn with some slight shelf wear to corners, spine and edges. Corners are a little bumped and spine ends are a little crushed. Light wear to unclipped dust jacket with tears, nicks and creases to spine, edge and corners.

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (often referred to as The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn or shortened to Huckleberry Finn or simply Huck Finn) is a novel by Mark Twain, first published in February 1885. Commonly recognized as one of the Great American Novels, the work is among the first in major American literature to be written in the vernacular, characterized by local color regionalism.



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foxed
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shelf wear
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jacket
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