Life on the Mississippi

Mark Twain

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Twain, Mark. Life on the Mississippi (signed & inscribed)

Boston: James R. Osgood and Company, 1883. Hardback 8vo; first edition, second issue. 624 pp. Numerous illustrations. Condition: Good; rebound in brown cloth, with the original brown cloth, stamped in black and gilt, applied to front cover, spine, and back cover. $2,500

Inscribed on page that appears to have been bound in following ffep “With kindest regards of Mark Twain.” Second state, without the tailpiece on p. 441 that shows the author’s head in flames (removed at the request of the author’s wife), and with the caption on p. 443 corrected to read “The St. Charles Hotel.”


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