CLEMENS, SAMUEL LANGHORNE. 1835-1910.
The Writings.... Hartford: American Publishing, 1899-1903.
23 (of 25) volumes. 8vo. Photogravures. Blue levant, covers with gilt foliate border with red morocco rose onlay, spine in 6 compartments, 2 of which are gilt-lettered, the others with gilt foliate design with red morocco levant panel surrounding red levant panel intricately gilt decorated with floral and foliate design, green morocco onlay leaves, blue moire silk free endpapers, t.e.g., by Adams. Limitation leaf in volume 10 browned, light shelfwear, an excellent set overall.
LIMITED EDITION WITH ORIGINAL HOLOGRAPH MANUSCRIPT LEAVES. No 74 of 512 sets in the Autograph Edition, SIGNED by Clemens: "S.L. Clemens (Mark Twain)," this set one of the Manuscript Sets, with 2 original Clemens holograph manuscript leaves, pp 745 & 830; as well as 1 original Charles Dudley Warner holograph manuscript leaf, p 829, all from The Gilded Age.