The Writings of Mark Twain Author's Edition De Luxe [Signed by Mark Twain / Samuel Clemens] (23 volumes)

The Writings of Mark Twain Author's Edition De Luxe [Signed by Mark Twain / Samuel Clemens] (23 volumes)

 Samuel Langhorne Clemens; Mark Twain

 London : Chatto & Windus ; Hartford, Conn., 1899


[The Works of Mark Twain - Autographed, in a Fine Binding] 23 volume set. Signed twice by the author, as Mark Twain and S.L. Clemens on the limitation page.  Author's Edition de Luxe, Limited to 620 copies.  Finely bound by Bayntun-Riviere in 3/4 polished red calf over linen boards.  Spines finely gilt tooled, with raised bands and morocco black and green labels.  Top edges gilt. Marbled end sheets.  Pages are clean and white.  Illustrated with frontispiece and photogravure plates. Near fine bindings and covers, with a minor wear to some of the spine heads. 

Contents: v. 1. The innocents abroad (pt. 1); v. 2. The innocents abroad (pt. 2); v. 3. A tramp abroad (pt. 1); v. 4. A tramp abroad (pt. 2); v. 5. Following the equator : a journey around the world (pt. 1); v. 6. Following the equator : a journey around the world (pt. 2); v. 7. Roughing it (pt. 1); v. 8. Roughing it (pt. 2); v. 9. Life on the Mississippi; v. 10. The gilded age : a tale of to-day (pt. 1); v. 11. The gilded age : a tale of to-day (pt. 2); v. 12. The adventures of Tom Sawyer; v. 13. The adventures of Huckleberry Finn; v. 14. Pudd'nhead Wilson and Those extraordinary twins; v. 15. The prince and the pauper : a tale for young people of all ages; v. 16. A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's court; v. 17. Personal recollections of Joan of Arc (pt. 1); v. 18. Personal recollections of Joan of Arc (pt. 2); v. 19. Sketches, new and old; v. 20. Tom Sawyer abroad, Tom Sawyer, detective, and other stories, etc.; v. 21. The American claimant, and other stories and sketches; v. 22. How to tell a story, and other essays; v. 23. My debut as a literary person, with other essays and stories. 

(Note from BAL: 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.  These volumes were published later and are only supplemental.)

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