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The Canvasser's Tale by Mark Twain - Paperback - First printing first edition - 1876 - from Books Northwest (SKU: 2005)

The Canvasser's Tale

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The Canvasser's Tale: Atlantic Monthly Vol. 38 No. 20 December 1876

by Mark Twain

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First appearance of Mark Twain's "The Canvasser's Tale." The Atlantic Monthly, Volume XXXVIII.--Number 20. December 1876 Back cover missing; fraying to spine and edges light foxed area on lower right of pages but otherwise pages are very clean, some pages uncut (see three photos). Twain began writing for The Atlantic Monthly in 1874. Quite rare as such individual issues were often bound in hardcover collections. Issue also includes an installment of Henry James's "The American" and "Daniel Deronda: A Conversation." A true first printing of a Twain story.

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Books Northwest US (US)
Seller's Inventory #
2005
Title
The Canvasser's Tale
Author
Mark Twain
Format/binding
Paper covers
Book condition
Used - Fair
Quantity-available
1
Edition
First printing first edition
Binding
Paperback
Publisher
The Atlantic Monthly
Place of Publication
Boston
Date Published
1876
Size
6 1/2" x 9 3/4"
Keywords
Twain first printing
Size
6 1/2" x 9 3/4"

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