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Author: Twain, Mark
Title: Roughing It
Place Published: Hartford, CT
Publisher:American Publishing Co.
Date Published: 1872
Description:


xviii, [1], 20-591 + [1] ad pp. Illustrated with wood engravings throughout. (8vo) 22x13½ cm (8¾x5½"), recased with original brown cloth laid down, gilt vignette stamped on front cover, decorative blind-stamp on rear cover, spine decoratively stamped and lettered in gilt. First American Edition, First Issue.



First issue, with the word "his" appearing on p. 242, lines 20-21. Twain's famous narrative of his travels from Missouri to Nevada, and from California to Hawaii, which took him seven years. BAL 3337.

Condition

Recased; new endpapers, 2" tear to title page at joint, some soiling to pageblock; very good.

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First edition, first state of Twain's Roughing It

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