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The £1,000,000 Bank-Note

by Twain, Mark [; Samuel Langhorne Clemens]

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New York and London: Harper & Brothers Publishers. Fine in Very Good dust jacket. c1917. Original Cloth. A Fine Harper & Brothers edition in the original red, gilt decorated cloth, published in May 1917 (E-R) and following the 1892 first edition published by Charles L. Webster. In the scarce, still Very Good dust-jacket with a few chips and closed tears; The astonishing tale of a pauper who couldn't get a £1,000,000 bank-note changed, yet who was enriched by its mere possession ; 8vo; frontispiece, [iv], 52, [2] pages .
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The $30,000 Bequest And Other Stories  - the Oxford Mark Twain Limited  Signed Edition
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The $30,000 Bequest And Other Stories - the Oxford Mark Twain Limited Signed Edition

by Twain, Mark [; Samuel Langhorne Clemens, Mark Swain]

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9780195101461
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0195101464
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New York Oxford: Oxford University Press. As New in As New dust jacket. 1996. Limited Signed Edition; First Printing. Original Cloth. 0195101464 . The Signed edition of The Oxford Mark Twain, limited to 300 copies in unread, As New condition in alike dust-jacket. Signed by Frederick Bush and Judith Yaross Lee directly on the half-title page; Foreword by Sahelley Fisher Fishkin, introduction by Frederick Bush and afterword by Judith Yaross Lee discussing Twain's work and facsimile reprint, covering most of his career, from "Advice to Young Girls", originally appearing in 1865, just months before he achieved national acclaim for his "Jumping Frog" tale) , to the title story, written in 1904; 8vo; Signed by Editor .
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The American Claimant - 1st Edition

by Twain, Mark [; Samuel Langhorne Clemens]

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New York: Charles L. Webster & Co.. Very Good+. 1892. First Edition; First Printing. Original Cloth. First edition, BAL 3434, original unrestored olive-green cloth binding in better than Very Good condition, little rubbing to extremities; The American Claimant is Twain's comedy of mistaken identities and multiple role switches, all revolving around the serious debate between the hereditary aristocracy of Europe and the democracy of America; B & W Illustrations; 8vo; i-xvi, 17-277, [1], 8pp. adv., [2] pages .
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A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court
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A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court

by Twain, Mark

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9780895771858
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0895771853
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Pleasantville, Ny/montreal: The Reader's Digest Association, Inc.. Fine. 1984. Hardcover. 0895771853 . A Fine edition with no blemishing; Samuel Langhorne Clemens, better known by his pen name Mark Twain, tells the story of an American, Hank Morgan, who is transported to the time of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table. Hank is amazed by the magic of the knights and their adventures.; 8vo; 334 pages .
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The Curious Republic of Gondour and Other Whimsical Sketches  - 1st  Edition/1st Printing

The Curious Republic of Gondour and Other Whimsical Sketches - 1st Edition/1st Printing

by Clemens, Samuel L. [; Mark Twain]

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New York: Boni and Liveright. Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1919. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. A wonderful first edition/first printing in about Fine condition. Rough yellow paper boards sides with white cloth shelfback; black lettering and border design, BAL 3527. The Very Good+, slightly spine-faded dustjacket shows some chipping with a few small tears. Scarce to find with acceptable wrapper; A collection of sketches, most of which were taken from a series the author wrote for The Galaxy from May 1870, to April 1871. The rest appeared in The Buffalo Express; Small 8vo; [x], 140, [2] pages .
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Death-Disk

Death-Disk

by Twain, Mark [; Samuel Langhorne Clemens]

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New York: Edgar S. Werner. Near Fine. c1913. Pamphlet. A nicely maintained publication, staples rusty as expected, spine of printed wrapper split above top staple, else Fine, and very clean condition. Reprinted from "My Debut as a Literary Person" from 1903. BAL 3676; Death-Disk was as inspired by the historical account of the execution of Colonel John Poyer of Pembroke, Wales on April 21, 1649. A small child was given the responsibility of selecting which of three rebel leaders of a civil uprising would receive a death penalty...; 5 printed pages .
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Editorial Wild Oats  - 1st Edition/1st Printing
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Editorial Wild Oats - 1st Edition/1st Printing

by Twain, Mark [; Samuel Langhorne Clemens]

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New York And London: Harper & Brothers. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1905. First Edition; First Printing. Original Cloth. First edition/first printing in bright red cloth in about Fine condition, only light acidic staining to pages opposite from plates, in very scarce dustjacket, lightly edge-worn. Copyright page with "published September 1905". An exceptional copy, hard to imagine a nicer copy to be found. BAL 3665. In custom made leather/cloth slip case; "This volume contains several of Mark Twain's funniest sketches, all narrating various journalistic experiences of his youth. These bits of literary whimsicality and adventure have become widely popular among the veteran humorist's well known writings" (from the dust-jacket) ; 8vo; [vi], 82, 6 plates pages .
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Europe and Elsewhere
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Europe and Elsewhere

by Twain, Mark [; Samuel Langhorne Clemens]

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New York And London: Harper & Brothers, Publishers. Very Good+ in Fair dust jacket. 1923. First Edition. Cloth. The November printing of the first edition in Very Good+ condition in the scarce, tattered dust-jacket, split along spine. BAL 3536; "A number of articles in this volume, even the more important, have not heretofore appeared in print. Few of these papers were unimportant, and a fresh interest attaches to them today in the fact that they present some new point of observation, some hitherto unexpected angle of Mark Twain's indefatigable thought." - Albert Bigelow Paine (from the dust-jacket) ; 8vo; [i-vi] vii-xxxv [xxxvi] [2], 1-406 [2] pages; L-X indicates November printing versus E-X for May .
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The Gilded Age, A Tale Of Today

The Gilded Age, A Tale Of Today

by Twain, Mark and Charles Dudley Warner

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Hartford, CT: American Publishing Company. Fine. 1874. Second Edition. Hardcover. A handsome, unrestored second edition, published in 1874. About Fine condition with only minute rubbing of board and edges; black cloth with peach endpapers, edges sprinkled brown; Twain's first novel which gave an entire era its name, though fictional, is a critical examination of politics and corruption in the United States during the nineteenth century; 8vo; xvi, 17-574 pages .
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Mark Twain Son Of Missouri  - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Mark Twain Son Of Missouri - 1st Edition/1st Printing

by Brashear, Minnie M.

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Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press. Very Good+ with no dust jacket. 1934. First Edition; First Printing. Cloth. A first edition/first printing in Very Good+ condition, boards tips slightly bumped, lacking the scarce dust-jacket; One of the early standards of Mark Twain scholarship written by Minnie M. Brashear. Listed in BAL as selected reference for Samuel Langhorne Clemens ; Drawings; 8vo; xvi, 294, [2] pages .
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Mark Twain: A Bibliography Of The Collections Of The Mark Twain Memorial  And The Stowe-Day...

Mark Twain: A Bibliography Of The Collections Of The Mark Twain Memorial And The Stowe-Day Foundation - 1st Edition/1st Printing

by McBride, William M.

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Hartford, CT: McBride/Publisher. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1984. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0930313003 . A beautiful unread first edition/first printing limited to 1,500 copies in Fine condition in alike dustjacket; William McBride's indispensable work, covering the full breadth of Mark Twain's writings after Merle Johnson's first Twain bibliography in 1910 and the entries in Jacob Blanck's Bibliography of American Literature in 1957. Shows cover and title page photographs for most entries in addition to occuring points of entry, further includes summaries of every letter owned by the Mark Twain Memorial And The Stowe-day Foundation; 8vo .
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Mark Twain and His World

Mark Twain and His World

by Kaplan, Justin

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New York: Crescent Books. Fine in Fine dust jacket. [1974]. Hardcover. 0517388634 . A beautiful edition in Fine condition in an alike dust-jacket ; This book tells the story of Mark Twain and his world. It covers his life from his early years in Hannibal, Missouri, to his later years in California. It includes descriptions of his travels, his interactions with other famous people, and his writing.; 8vo; 224 pages .
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Mark Twain in Nevada  - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Mark Twain in Nevada - 1st Edition/1st Printing

by Mack, Effie Mona

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New York and London: Charles Scribner's Sons. Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 1947. First Edition; First Printing. Cloth. An attractive first edition/first printing in about Near Fine condition, lightly rubbed in Very Good, price-clipped dust-jacket with a few trivial chips and closed tears; A full account of the great writer's brief but adventurous stay in Nevada during the turbulent days of the Comstock Lode. In gathering material for this book, which is the first ever to give a detailed account of Mark Twain's turbulent years in Nevada, Dr. Effie Mona Mack has visited many times every place where the great author lived ; 8vo; xiv, 398 pages .
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Mark Twain vs. The Street Railway Co.

by Mayfield, John S.

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[s. I. ]: Privately Printed. Near Fine. 1926. First Edition; First Printing. Pamphlet. An attractive first edition [BAL 3540] in about Near Fine condition with small cut and trivial soiling to wraps and light waterstaining to top of pages; The case of Mark Twain vs. The Metropolitan Street Railway Company, regarding the matter of his daughter being swindled by street car conductor J. Burgess, No. 3318 in 1906. Includes facsimile letters to Owen Root, Jr Esq. , Vice President and General Manager; 8vo; 25, [3] pages; One of only a three titles by Twain issued in a numbered edition. .
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Mark Twain: San Francisco Correspondent Selections From His Letters To The  Territorial...
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Mark Twain: San Francisco Correspondent Selections From His Letters To The Territorial Enterprise: 1865 - 1866 - 1st Edition

by Twain, Mark [; Samuel Langhorne Clemens]

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San Francisco: The Book Club of California. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1957. First Edition. Hardcover. An attractive edition, limited to 400 copies printed at the Allen Press in pictorial boards and white cloth spine. Fine condition in the rare, plain dust-jacket, Fine with minor edgewear. Original 1957 purchase receipt laid in. A truly exceptional copy; The newspaper dispatches from which the contents of this volume have been selected were written by Mark Twain from San Francisco to the Virginia City (Nevada) Territorial Enterprise during the winter of 1865-66 - to be more specific, between late November and late February. The text of the articles is transcribed from clippings in a scrapbook apparently kept by Mark Twain's brother Orion ; 4to; [vi], 117, [3] pages .
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Mark Twain Vs. The Street Railway Co.

Mark Twain Vs. The Street Railway Co.

by Mayfield, John S.

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Privately Printed. Fine. 1926. First Edition; First Printing. Pamphlet. A very well maintained first edition [BAL 3540] in Fine condition, privately published, printed November 26, 1926; The case of Mark Twain vs. The Metropolitan Street Railway Company, regarding the matter of his daughter being swindled by street car conductor J. Burgess, No. 3318 in 1906. Includes facsimile letters to Owen Root, Jr Esq. , Vice President and General Manager; 8vo; 25, [3] pages; One of only a three titles by Twain issued in a numbered edition. .
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Mark Twain To Mrs. Fairbanks  - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Mark Twain To Mrs. Fairbanks - 1st Edition/1st Printing

by Twain, Mark; edited by Dixon Wecter

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San Marino, CA: Huntington Library. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1949. First Edition; First Printing. Cloth. A handsome first edition/first printing, blue buckram, lettered in gilt. Fine condition in alike dust-jacket. BAL 3578; Few letters written by Samuel Langhorne Clemens, are more revealing than those addressed to Mary Mason Fairbanks. The hitherto unpublished letters shed important light upon the development of Samuel Clemens, particularly during the years between his coming out West and his settling in Harford with wife and family in 1871. Those were decisive years in Mark Twain's development. (from the dust-jacket) ; 8vo; [2], xxxii, 286, [2] pages .
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Mark Twain In Eruption Hitherto Unpublished Pages About Men And Events By  Mark Twain Edited And...

Mark Twain In Eruption Hitherto Unpublished Pages About Men And Events By Mark Twain Edited And With An Introduction By Bernard Devoto - 1st Edition/1st Printing

by Twain, Mark [; Samuel Langhorne Clemens]

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New York: Harper & Brothers. Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket. 1940. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good+ 1940 Mark Twain first edition in Very Good dust-jacket, slight chipping and small tear on back cover. As referenced in BAL #3564, title page in black and red, terra-cotta imitation buckram binding with publisher's device stamped in blue on front. On copyright page: first edition; and, code letters K-P, signifying printed October, 1940. This is the 1940 first edition, selected by Bernard DeVoto from the unpublished parts of Twain's autobiography, copyrighted 1922; Editor and Twain scholar Bernard DeVoto took Twain's literary and opinionated anecdotes, asides, and discourses and shaped them into semi-autobiographical form for publication in 1940. Twain rambles along here discussing everything from Andrew Carnegie to Kipling. The result is an insider's look at the literary Mark Twain with insight as to why and how his humor became American folklore; 8vo .
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Mark Twain At Large

Mark Twain At Large

by Scott, Arthur L.

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Chicago: Henry Regnery Company. Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1969. Hardcover. Near Fine condition in Very Good+, little rubbed dust-jacket; This book is a biography of Mark Twain and his travels.; 8vo; 342 pages .
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Mark Twain Compliments The President's Wife - 1st Edition

by Twain, Mark [; Samuel Langhorne Clemens, Mark Swain]

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Boston: Anne & David Bromer. Fine. 1984. First Edition; First Printing. Cloth. A Fine first edition in miniature format, limited to 200 copies, this being #26 of 150 linen bound copies. Signed by Rez' Lingen of the Pootê Press, who also hand set and printed the book; Clemens' humorous contribution to an autograph book presented to Mrs. Grover Cleveland in 1889; Miniature; [24] pages; Signed by Artist .
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