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1883 1st ed Mark Twain Life on the Mississippi

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1883 1st ed Mark Twain Life on the Mississippi

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1883 1st ed Mark Twain Life on the Mississippi St. Louis Missouri Steamboat



“Now and then we had a hope that if we lived and were good, God would permit us to be pirates.”

– Mark Twain, Life on the Mississippi



“Life on the Mississippi” is a memoir by Mark Twain, of his days as a steamboat pilot on the Mississippi River before the American Civil War. It is also a travel book, recounting his trip along the Mississippi River from St. Louis to New Orleans many years after the war.



A rare early printing of Mark Twain’s classic “Life on the Mississippi”. Featuring more than 300 illustrations throughout, this is truly a remarkable find for any Twain collector. See below for edition points.



Item number: #13071

Price: $550



TWAIN, Mark



Life on the Mississippi



Boston: James R. Osgood and Company. 1883. First Edition, early state



Details:

Collation: Complete with all pages

624

316 illustrations throughout

First printing points:

p. 441: Flames tailpiece not included (illustration of Twain’s head in flames)

p. 443: The caption reads ‘The St. Charles Hotel’ (corrected from ‘St. Louis’)

References: BAL 3411; Howes C 480

Language: English

Binding: Hardcover; tight and secure

Decorative brown cloth

Size: ~9in X 6.5in (23cm x 16cm)



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1883 1st ed Mark Twain Life on the Mississippi

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Lot 0063 Details

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1883 1st ed Mark Twain Life on the Mississippi St. Louis Missouri Steamboat



“Now and then we had a hope that if we lived and were good, God would permit us to be pirates.”

– Mark Twain, Life on the Mississippi



“Life on the Mississippi” is a memoir by Mark Twain, of his days as a steamboat pilot on the Mississippi River before the American Civil War. It is also a travel book, recounting his trip along the Mississippi River from St. Louis to New Orleans many years after the war.



A rare early printing of Mark Twain’s classic “Life on the Mississippi”. Featuring more than 300 illustrations throughout, this is truly a remarkable find for any Twain collector. See below for edition points.



Item number: #13071

Price: $550



TWAIN, Mark



Life on the Mississippi



Boston: James R. Osgood and Company. 1883. First Edition, early state



Details:

Collation: Complete with all pages

624

316 illustrations throughout

First printing points:

p. 441: Flames tailpiece not included (illustration of Twain’s head in flames)

p. 443: The caption reads ‘The St. Charles Hotel’ (corrected from ‘St. Louis’)

References: BAL 3411; Howes C 480

Language: English

Binding: Hardcover; tight and secure

Decorative brown cloth

Size: ~9in X 6.5in (23cm x 16cm)



Our Guarantee:

Very Fast. Very Safe. Free Shipping Worldwide.

Customer satisfaction is our priority! Notify us with 7 days of receiving, and we will offer a full refund without reservation!







13071

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Excellent

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