Twain, Mark. The £1,000,000 Bank-Note, Etc.

Mark Twain

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Twain, Mark. The £1,000,000 Bank-Note, Etc.

London: Chatto & Windus, 1893. Hardback 8vo, first UK edition, second state. 311 pp followed by 32-page publisher’s advertising insert dated April 1893. Red cloth with embossed black title, author name, and illustration to upper board; embossed gilt titling to spine; embossed black publisher’s device to rear board; printed foliage pattern to endpapers; two pages of publisher’s advertisement following ffep. Condition: Very good. Soiling and spotting to boards and spine; corners bumped and rubbed; rubbing and fraying to head and tail of spine; page edges soiled with some raggedness owing to careless opening of the pages; foxing to endpapers and to first seven preliminary pages; occasional foxing to text thereafter; cracking in several places to text block where it joins spine (but text block is still intact and tight in binding). $160

A collection of nine short stories, including a non-fiction piece (Mental Telegraphy) in which Twain describes his interest in the occult and his personal experiences with telepathy.

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