CLEMENS, SAMUEL LANGHORNE. 1835-1910. The Writings of Mark Twain. Hartford, CT: The American Publishing Company, 1899-1907.

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CLEMENS, SAMUEL LANGHORNE. 1835-1910.
The Writings of Mark Twain. Hartford, CT: The American Publishing Company, 1899-1907.

US$ 5,000 - 7,000£ 4,000 - 5,500
CLEMENS, SAMUEL LANGHORNE. 1835-1910.
The Writings of Mark Twain. Hartford, CT: The American Publishing Company, 1899-1907.
25 volumes. 8vo (209 x 142 mm). Engraved title and frontispiece in each volume, illustrated with plates throughout. Contemporary green morocco elaborately gilt, spines gilt in six compartments, blue marbled endpapers and blue silk linings, top edges gilt, others uncut. Slight darkening to spines.

LIMITED "AUTOGRAPH EDITION," SIGNED "S.L. CLEMENS" AND "MARK TWAIN." No 484 of 512 sets, signed on the limitation leaf of first volume. Additionally signed on the limitation leaf of volume 10 by Charles Dudley Warner, Twain's collaborator on The Gilded Age and by Branden Matthews at the end of his introduction in volume 1. Volumes 23, 24, and 25, issued separately by Plimpton Press and Harper and Brothers, respectively, "as an accommodation to purchasers of earlier volumes with a view to making their sets uniform." BAL 3456.
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CLEMENS, SAMUEL LANGHORNE. 1835-1910. The Writings of Mark Twain. Hartford, CT: The American Publishing Company, 1899-1907.
CLEMENS, SAMUEL LANGHORNE. 1835-1910. The Writings of Mark Twain. Hartford, CT: The American Publishing Company, 1899-1907.
CLEMENS, SAMUEL LANGHORNE. 1835-1910. The Writings of Mark Twain. Hartford, CT: The American Publishing Company, 1899-1907.
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