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The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

by Twain, Mark

Condition: Fine/No Jacket


Charles L. Webster, 1885 A rebound version of the original full sheepskin edition. First Edition, first printing, with all of the earliest first issue points, and the only edition with the censored illustration (with the bulging fly) on page 283 (the original conjugate page, not the cancel that appears in all other first editions). The scarcest and earliest version of this title, here skillfully rebound retaining the look of the original sheepskin binding. With 174 illustrations by E. W. Kemble. BAL 3415. Comes in a custom-made collector's slipcase.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/No Jacket.

Commonly named among the Great American novels, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, written by Mark Twain, is generally regarded as the sequel to his earlier novel, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer; however, in Huckleberry Finn, Twain focused increasingly on the institution of slavery and the South. Narrated by Huckleberry “Huck” Finn in Southern antebellum vernacular, the novel gives vivid descriptions of people and daily life along the Mississippi River while following the adventure of Huck and a runaway slave, Jim, rafting their way to freedom. Read more: Identifying first editions of The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn




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