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A Tramp Abroad by Mark Twain - 1st - 1880 - from CraigsClassics (SKU: 78)

A Tramp Abroad

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A Tramp Abroad

by Mark Twain

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  • hardcover
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Condition
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About This Item

"A TRAMP ABROAD" by Mark Twain. 1880 1st Edition, 2nd State ("Titian's Moses" on frontispiece); American Publishing Company; Hartford, CT. The book features 328 illustrations (many are full-page). The book details Twain's journey with his friend Harris through central and southern Europe. While the stated goal of the journey is to walk most of the way, the men find themselves using other forms of transport as they traverse the continent.

Condition:
Clean covers and spine with no stains; bright design on the front cover, the gilt lettering and designs on the spine have somewhat faded; worn corners (the tips of the boards are exposed); 1 1/2" cloth tear at bottom-left corner of the back cover; fraying/wear to top and bottom edges of the spine. Tight binding. Crack at rear hinge. The covers are a bit shaky but holding. Name and year (1883) written in pencil on front end paper. The pages are in overall very good condition with no writing or foxing found; about a half dozen pages have a thin stain at the top edge. 1" tear at the top edge of the title page...no other tears found.

Synopsis

A Tramp Abroad is a work of non-fiction travel literature by American author Mark Twain, published in 1880. The book details a journey by the author, with his friend Harris (a character created for the book, and based on his closest friend, Joseph Twichell), through central and southern Europe. While the stated goal of the journey is to walk most of the way, the men find themselves using other forms of transport as they traverse the continent.

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Bookseller
CraigsClassics US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
78
Title
A Tramp Abroad
Author
Mark Twain
Book condition
Used - Good-
Quantity available
1
Edition
1st
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
American Publishing Company
Place of Publication
Hartford, Connecticut
Date published
1880
Keywords
Mark Twain, Samuel Clemens, A tramp abroad, huckleberry finn, tom sawyer, charles dickens, the innocents abroad, a connecticut yankee, life on mississippi, roughing it, pudd'nhead wilson, jumping from, mysterious stranger
Bookseller catalogs
Literature / Fiction;

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CraigsClassics

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About CraigsClassics

My store offers a curated selection of antiquarian books in a variety of topics with an emphasis on classic literature and children's classics. I take pride in providing great customer service with prompt replies to offers and inquiries, careful packaging and next-day shipping. Based in scenic southern New Hampshire.

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spine
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hinge
The portion of the book closest to the spine that allows the book to be opened and closed.
gilt
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