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First Edition First State "Life on the Mississippi" by Mark Twain, 1883

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Title and Author/Editor Life on the Mississippi (Mark Twain)
Genre Biography, Autobiography and Memoirs, Travelogue
Binding Embossed leather
Publisher James R. Osgood and Company
Publication Year 1883
Period Late 19th Century, Antique
Place of Publication Boston
Edition Statement First Edition, First State
Language English
Number of Books 1
Additional Notes This copy of Life on the Mississippi includes the first edition points of an illustration of Mark Twain in flames on page 441 and “It it” typo on page 444; the incorrect caption of “The St. Louis Hotel,” rather than “the St. Charles Hotel,” appears on page 443.


- rebound in leather; loose and cracked hinges; bumped corners; edge wear; red rot with peeling and wear to boards and spine; chips to backstrip; page toning; name stamped to title page.


1.75" W x 9.0" H x 6.25" D

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