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Eve's Diary by Mark Twain - First edition - 1906 - from Select Tomes (SKU: 100173)

Eve's Diary

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Eve's Diary

by Mark Twain

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  • near fine
  • hardcover
  • First
Near Fine/No dust jacket
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Harper & Brothers, London and New York, 1906. Hardcover. Condition: Near Fine. 1st Edition. 109 pp. Text is illustrated with b/w bookplates for each text page. Text is clean and unmarked, but slightly tanned. Small sticker naming the bookseller on front pastedown. Prior owner attribution on front free endpaper. Near fine condition in the publisher's original red pictorial cloth with white titling. Minor sun-fading to the spine and top edge of front cover. A comical telling of Eve's time in the Garden of Eden and what came after. One of Mark Twain's more scarce books. It has been alleged that this book was a tribute to Twain's late wife, Olivia, who died in 1904.

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Eve's Diary, as translated from the original manuscript by Mark Twain. A humorous look at the relationship between Adam and Eve and life in the Garden of Eden.


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Eve's Diary
Mark Twain
Lester Ralph
Red cloth over hardboards, white title and author and green embossed tree with red fruit. Hinges tight, corners crisp. Spine li
Book condition
Used - Near Fine
Jacket condition
No dust jacket
Quantity available
First edition
Harper & Brothers Publishers
Place of Publication
London and New York
Date Published
5 1/2 X 8 1/4

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I am making available selections from my collection of eclectic, historical and sometimes rare books. My collection includes historical novels, cookbooks, textbooks and children's books along with other ephemera.


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