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Sketches: New and Old (Mark Twain's Works) by  Mark TWAIN - Hardcover - 1922 - from Bluebird Books (SKU: 85207)

Sketches: New and Old (Mark Twain's Works)

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Sketches: New and Old (Mark Twain's Works)

by TWAIN, Mark

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  • hardcover
Very Good with no dust jacket
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New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1922. Hardcover. A selection of miscellaneous writings by Mark Twain. Many of these are personal in nature, recounting various moments in Mr. Twain's life. Also with fictional anecdotes and even a few poems. With a frontis plate bearing an illustration of a jumping frog in a saloon. An entry in the series: "Mark Twain's Works." --- In linen-finish cloth-covered boards with Twain device to cover and spine titling, both in gilt. Volume has no dust jacket. --- Spine with some dulling to gilding and light sunning; a strip of discoloration to rear joint, otherwise a tightly-bound, clean, unmarked copy.; Octavo - 8 to 9 in. tall; (10), 390 pages .


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Sketches: New and Old (Mark Twain's Works)
Book condition
Used - Very Good with no dust jacket
Harper & Brothers Publishers
Place of Publication
New York
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>>Biography, Autobiography, Memoir;

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Bluebird Books is the bookselling business of Eric Mayer, operating from my base in Littleton, Colorado. I specialize in classic fiction and literature, books on birds and natural history, railroadiana, biography, history and many other genres. Bluebird Books features publications by the Modern Library and Everyman's Library. I offer free shipping on books shipped within the US via USPS Media Mail. INTERNATIONAL ORDERS: I recommend that you use for your international orders because they have formed a partnership with Asendia to allow for much more affordable shipping on parcels weighing under 5 lb. (about 2.26 kg).


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Full page illustration or photograph. Plates are printed separately from the text of the book, and bound in at production. I.e.,... [More]
Another of the terms referring to page or book size, octavo refers to a standard printer's sheet folded four times, producing... [More]
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