CLEMENS, SAMUEL LANGHORNE ("MARK TWAIN"). 1835-1910. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer.  Hartford: American Publishing Company, 1876.

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CLEMENS, SAMUEL LANGHORNE ("MARK TWAIN"). 1835-1910.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. Hartford: American Publishing Company, 1876.

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CLEMENS, SAMUEL LANGHORNE ("MARK TWAIN"). 1835-1910.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. Hartford: American Publishing Company, 1876.
8vo. 4 pp publisher's ads dated December 1, 1876. Publisher's blue cloth, stamped in black and gilt, rebacked, original spine laid-down, new headbands.

FIRST AMERICAN EDITION OF TWAIN'S CLASSIC AMERICAN NOVEL, BAL's second printing, issue A, on laid paper, with frontispiece to the verso of half-title and contents beginning on the verso of the preface. "...let fresh air into the minds of parents who had shut the door on their own childhood, and they will be classics the world over as long as there are boys" (Grolier American 79). BAL 3369.
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