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Mark Twain's Autobiography

by Mark Twain

Condition: Very Good/no jackets


New York: P. F. Collier and Son, 1925. Reprint. Hardcover. Very Good/no jackets. in two volumes; light wear to tips, corners and edges, rubbing, Top edge gilt. Twain first stab at a published autobiography and the only extant one prior to the publication of the official autobiography 100 years after his death. First published by Harper's in 1924. First reprint, letter code A-Z (January, 1925) Not in McBride. Most items ship with free delivery confirmation, electronic tracking and jacket protectors (generally over $10.00) if applicable. Clean recycled packing material will be used when possible.


Multi-volume Set

  • Bookseller: The Book Shed US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 1000031
  • Title: Mark Twain's Autobiography
  • Author: Mark Twain
  • Format/binding:Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Jacket condition: no jackets
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: Reprint
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: P. F. Collier and Son
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1925

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rubbing
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top edge gilt
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