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First Edition: Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain 1885 Rare Blue 1st Issue

$12,587.55

First Edition: Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain 1885 Rare Blue 1st Issue

$12,587.55
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Adventures of Huckleberry Finn First Edition Mark Twain 1885 Rare Blue 1st Issue
 
  • Charles L. Webster and Company, New York 1885
  • First Edition / First Printing / First Issue
  • Rare blue cloth boards. Twenty times rarer than the green boards. 
  • Copyright page dated 1884. Page 9 shows the error "decided". 
  • Frontispiece shows printer as Heliotype with tablecloth visible. 
  • "With the was" listed on page 57. "Him and another man" listed on page 88. 
  • Illustration on 283 with straight fly. Page number 155 with no final 5 present. 
  • No signature mark 11 on page 161. Final leaf blank. BAL 3415, McBride.
  • Book Condition: Very Good+, shelf wear, light spots, tight spine.
  • Minor age toning, minor stain at long the top edge.
  • Housed in a custom clamshell case.
  • The Great American Novel by the Father of American Literature
  • 1st Editions and Antiquarian Books
  • American Booksellers Association (ABA) - Member
  • Independent Online Booksellers Association (IOBA) - Member
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