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Roughing It by Mark Twain - Hardcover - 1874 - from Reagan's Rare Books and Biblio.com

Roughing It

by Mark Twain

Condition: Like New


American Publishing Company, 1874. Hardcover. Like New. BOOK IS IN FINE CONDITION BEAUTIFULLY BOUND IN 3/4 LEATHER WITH MARBLED BOARDS, SIX COMPARTMENTS AND FIVE RIBS TO SPINE WITH BRIGHT GILT DETAILS AND TITLE. BINDING AND HINGES ARE VERY GOOD, MARBLED END PAPERS AND PASTE DOWNS, NO LOOSE OR MISSING PAGES, PAGES ARE BRIGHT AND CLEAN, WITHOUT MARKS AND NO FOXING. PROFUSELY ILLUSTRATED, 591 PAGES, BOOK MEASURES 8.75"x6". 144 YEARS OLD. A BEAUTIFUL EXAMPLE IN EXCELLENT CONDITION.

Roughing It is a book of semi-autobiographical travel literature written by American humorist Mark Twain. It was written during 1870–71 and published in 1872 as a prequel to his first book Innocents Abroad. This book tells of Twain's adventures prior to his pleasure cruise related in Innocents Abroad. Roughing It follows the travels of young Mark Twain through the Wild West during the years 1861–1867.


  • Bookseller: Reagan's Rare Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 2185
  • Title: Roughing It
  • Author: Mark Twain
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Like New
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: American Publishing Company
  • Date published: 1874
  • Keywords: leather, samuel, clemons, illustrated


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