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Old Times on the Mississippi. [together with]: A Literary Nightmare by  Mark Twain - 1st - 1876 - from The Wild Muse (SKU: 006484)

Old Times on the Mississippi. [together with]: A Literary Nightmare

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Old Times on the Mississippi. [together with]: A Literary Nightmare

by Twain, Mark

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Toronto: Belford Brothers, 1876. First edition, reprint B, BAL 3368: Publisher's device not present on title page, imprint date of 1876. Opposite title-page is advertisement for Tom Sawyer, P. 158: Blank, P. 159: Pausanias the Spartan, P. 160: New And Popular Books. Hard cover in original cloth. Published Toronto: Belford Brothers, 1876. 12mo., 5" x 7 1/4", 157pp. + 2 pp., publisher's ads. Purple/brown decorative cloth with black designs and black cover titles, gilt spine titles, brown endpapers. A few pages roughly opened, with chip off corner of p. 25, mild bump crease to corner of several sheets, trace of rub at the extremities,else near fine, clean, tight, attractive example. . 1st. Hard. Near Fine/No Jacket. 12mo.


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Old Times on the Mississippi. [together with]: A Literary Nightmare
Twain, Mark
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Belford Brothers
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