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Mark Twain's Autobiography by Mark Twain - 1st Edition 1st Printing - 1924 - from Oshtemo Book Sellers and Biblio.com

Mark Twain's Autobiography

by Mark Twain

Condition: Very Good/No Jacket


New York: Harper and Brothers Publishing, 1924. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. A very good 2 volume first edition (H-Y) BAL #3537 set of Twain's " from the grave in the authors words" on page facing the title page, autobiography. What appears to be a frontispiece is either tipped in or detached from vol I. Vol I and II are slightly bumped at spine ends and both volumes have light scratches on front and rear boards. Vol I has pencil notations from previous bookseller on ffep. Top edges are guilt and for and bottom edges are trimmed. 368 pages + 365 pages and two pages of advertisements. A very nice Twain Collectible.


  • Bookseller: Oshtemo Book Sellers US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 000723
  • Title: Mark Twain's Autobiography
  • Author: Mark Twain
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Jacket condition: No Jacket
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: 1st Edition 1st Printing
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Harper and Brothers Publishing
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1924
  • Keywords: First Edition, two Volume set
  • Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall

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