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Christian Science

By: Twain, Mark

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1907

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 15313


Red cloth with gilt, blindstamped decoration on front and gilt titles on spine. Spine lightly faded with some light corner bumps and and some staining and light spots on covers. Square with a secure binding. Still a nice copy. This is a first edition, first state copy of Twain's scathing analysis of Christian Science, especially harsh in its portrayal of Mary Baker Eddy. Points: 17 titles listed in the advertisement of the Uniform Mark Twain set, eight lines including he... View more info

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Christian Science

By: Twain, Mark

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1907

Edition: First Edition; Second Printing

Seller ID: 15314


Red cloth with gilt, blindstamped decoration on front and gilt titles on spine. Spine lightly faded with some light corner bumps and a circular black spot (dime-sized) on the back cover and light streaks on front (see scan.) Square with a secure binding. Solid very good copy. This is a first edition, second state copy of Twain's scathing analysis of Christian Science, especially harsh in its portrayal of Mary Baker Eddy. Points: 18 titles listed in the advertisement of t... View more info

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A Dog's Tale

By: Twain, Mark

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1904

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 15315


Red cloth with white titles and black and white illustration on front cover. Spine lightly faded with some light mottling. The book has light corner bumps and some, mainly light, staining and wear on surfaces. Lightening on top half of rear cover from an old dampstain. Square with a secure binding. Solid very good copy. This is a first edition of Twain's rather sad story of a dog's life. Originally written as a short story, and also published separately by the Anti-Vivis... View more info

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Editorial Wild Oats

By: Twain, Mark

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1905

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 15316


Lightly faded red cloth with white titles and black and white illustration on front cover. Titles on spine almost completely faded away.. The book has light corner bumps and general interior and exterior aging. Square with a secure binding. VG to VG-. This is a first edition of some of Twain's funniest sketches. "Journalism in Tennessee is especially fun to read. This is the first edition. ; B&W Illustrations; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 83 pages View more info

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Eve's Diary

By: Twain, Mark

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1906

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 15317


Red cloth with white titles and green and red tree and apple decoration on front. Spine is sunned with somewhat faded titles. The book has light corner bumps and general interior and exterior aging. There are black markouts of former owner's names on the ffep and the half title. Former owner's name on rear pastedown. Square with a secure binding. VG. This is a first edition the book Twain completed after the death of his wife. It is not as acerbic as some of Twain's othe... View more info

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Mark Twain: An Exhibition Selected Mainly from the Papers Belonging to the Samuel L. Clemens Estate on Deposit in the Huntington Library.

By: Twain, Mark

Price: $15.00

Publisher: San Marino, Anderson & Ritchie:The Ward Ritchie Press: 1947

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 15320


Tan wrappers with deep brown title. Wraps have minor soiling and very light wear on overlapping edges. Overall a solid very good copy. An Exhibition Selected Mainly from the Papers belonging to the Samuel L. Clemens Estate on deposit in The Huntington Library. Exhibition June 2, 1947. The handlist prepared by Edwin H. Carpenter, Jr. with Introduction by Dixon Wecter presents an exhibition in 14 cases of Twainiana, including letters, manuscripts, notes, photographs, corr... View more info

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Mark Twain's Burlesque Autobiography

By: Twain, Mark

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Larchmont, Peter Pauper Press: 1930

Edition: Limited Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 15321


One of 525 copies (500 for sale) printed at the Walpole Printing Office in New Rochelle, New York. Title page woodcut and 7 woodcuts in the text. Original green cloth, printed paper label on the spine along with original tan glassine dust wrapper which has some short tears and other minor wear. Book feels unread. Very nice copy of this early Peter Pauper Press edition. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 25 pages View more info

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Mark Twain in the White House : A Chapter from His Autobiography -- VII -- in The North American Review, December 7, 1906

By: Twain, Mark

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, North American Review Publishing Co.: 12.6.1906

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15323


323; Vol. 183, No. 9; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 1089-1216 + ads pages View more info

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The Innocents Abroad, or the New Pilgrim's Progress: Being Some Account of the Steamship Quaker City's Pleasure Excursion to Europe and the Holy Land; with Descriptions of Countries, Nations, Incidents and Adventures, as they Appeared to the Author

By: Twain, Mark

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Hartford, American Publishing Company: 1870

Edition: Early Printing

Seller ID: 15325


Dark brown cloth with gilt title and decoration on front and ornate gilt titling on spine with a blindstamped APC (for the publisher) on back. Some light edge and corner wear with minor damage at spine ends. and along front edge of spine. Interior is lightly and evenly aged. Former owner's name with presentation inscription on second front free endpaper. Overall, a solid and attractive copy of this book. This is an 1879 printing -- the first was in 1869 -- probably the t... View more info

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Adventures of Tom Sawyer

By: Twain, Mark

Price: $700.00

Publisher: Hartford, The American Publishing Company: 1899

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 15326


Blue cloth with gilt titles along with gilt and black decoration and similar title and decoration on spine. Very light edgewear with rubbed corners and minor wear at spine ends. Hinges have some light tearing but are not parted, and binding has not weakened. Former owner's name in inscription on front pastedown. Book is square and secure with light, general aging. This later printing looks just like the first edition and is one of the nicer later issues. ; B&W Illustrat... View more info

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Adventures of Huckleberry Finn {Robotic Edition}

By: Twain, Mark (eds. Gabriel Diani and Etta Devine)

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, Diani & Devine Press: 2011

Edition: 1st Edition, Stated; First Printing

Seller ID: 13439


Book is as new. No dust wrapper as issued. ; B&W Drawings; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 359 pages; Special edition of Huck Finn in which the "N" word Is, in every case, changed to "robot," and the illustrations have been redone to show Jim as a robot rather than an African-American. Theese changes make for an entirely new reading experience that falls somewhere between satire and science fiction. Signed with inscription, "To Ken," by both editors on the title page. Privatel... View more info

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Mark Twain Press Critic (Interviewing the Interviewer and The American Press)

By: Twain, Mark with Commentary by Thomas C. Leonard

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Berkeley, The Friends of the Bancroft Library: 2003

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 14102


Book would be Infine condition except for a couple of small, stray marks on front. See scan. The two Twain essays were printed for the first time in this keepsake volume for The Friends of the Bancroft Library. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Rabbit is Rich

By: Updike, John

Price: $125.00

Publisher: New York City, Knopf: 1981

Edition: Second Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 7612


Book has very light shelfwear; jacket has light edge and corner wear. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 467 pages; Flat-signed by Updike on the ffep. ; Signed by Author View more info

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Trust Me Short Stories

By: Updike, John

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A Knopf: 1987

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 8438


Book and jacket appear As New, square and securely bound. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 302 pages; Collection of short stories by one of America's greatest 20th century writers. View more info

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The Witches of Eastwick

By: Updike, John

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York City, Alfred A. Knopf: 1984

Edition: First Trade Edition

Seller ID: 6275


Slight fading to edges of boards, light age-toning on endpapers form contact with DJ. DJ has light wear to edges. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 307 pages View more info

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Rabbit At Rest

By: Updike, John

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York City, Alfred A. Knopf: 1990

Edition: First Trade Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 6276


Very light shelf wear, with light remainder mark on bottom foredge. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 512 pages View more info

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Brazil

By: Updike, John

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1994

Edition: First Trade Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 11845


Unread copy with only light shelf wear. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 260 pages; One of the great American novelists of the last half of the 20th century. View more info

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People One Knows: Interviews with Insufficiently Famous Americans

By: Updike, John

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Northridge, Lord John Press: 1980

Edition: Limited Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 15182


Book has only a hint of wear, about fine. This book was issued in a Limited Edition of 300 signed, numbered copies, 100 of which were specially bound. This copy is a stated Presentation Copy which may have been printed especially for Updike. It is signed, but there is no number or place for a number. I have not been able to find other Presentation Copies. There is no slipcase or dustjacket, which may be the way this copy was issued. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 41 pages View more info

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People One Knows: Interviews with Insufficiently Famous Americans

By: Updike, John

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Northridge, Lord John Press: 1980

Edition: Limited Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 15183


Book would be near fine except for darkening of the fleur de lis pattern on about half of the front and back from the backstrip across. See scan. This darkening appears to be some sort of printing problem rather than a stain. (There is no evidence of staining on the backstrip or the foredges.) The slipcase has only light wear. This book was issued in a Limited Edition of 300 signed, numbered copies, 100 of which were specially bound. This is number 158 of the 300. The bo... View more info

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People One Knows: Interviews with Insufficiently Famous Americans

By: Updike, John

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Northridge, Lord John Press: 1980

Edition: Limited Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 15184


Book has only very light, general wear. No slipcase. This book was issued in a Limited Edition of 300 signed, numbered copies, 100 of which were specially bound. This copy is not numbered (it is signed), probably indicating that it was an extra copy that was not officially issued. Most Limited Editions have extra copies, either for the author or in case there are problems with some of the books in the limitation.The book came from interviews that Updike did with ordinar... View more info