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  • 1. Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Tom Sawyer’ S Comrade).

    by Twain, Mark. [Samuel L. Clemens]

     

    Seller Description: Written over an eight-year period, Twain's Adventures of Huckleberry Finn was controversial from the outset, attacked by critics for its crudeness, coarseness and vulgarity. Upon issue of the American edition in 1885, several libraries, including the Concord and Brooklyn Public Libraries, banned it from their shelves. Twain later remarked to his editor, "Apparently, the Concord library has condemned Huck as 'trash and only suitable for the slums. ' This will sell us another twenty-five thousand ... See More Details

    Charles L. Webster and Company

    Raptis Rare Books

    POOR

    Palm Beach, FL, USA

    $375,000.00

  • 2. The Gilded Age: a Tale of to-Day

    by Twain, Mark And Charles Dudley Warner. [Samuel L. Clemens]

     

    Seller Description: The first major American novel to satirize the political milieu of Washington, D.C. and the wild speculation schemes that exploded across the nation in the years that followed the Civil War, The Gilded Age gave this remarkable era its name. Twain and good friend and neighbor Charles Warner borrowed the term from William Shakespeare's King John (1595): "To gild refined gold, to paint the lily...is wasteful and ridiculous excess." Another interpretation of the title, of course, is the contrast ... See More Details

    American Publishing Company

    Good

    Raptis Rare Books

    POOR

    Palm Beach, FL, USA

    $50,000.00

  • 3. The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County, and Other Sketches

    by Twain, Mark [Samuel L. Clemens]

     

    Seller Description: Fine. First edition, first issue with one page of publisher's preliminary ad leaf facing the title page and unbroken type on pages 21, 66 and 198. Bound in publisher's original pebbled green cloth with beveled edges, titles in gilt on upper board and spine, with frog stamped in gilt on the lower left corner of the upper board and in blind on the lower board. Fine, very bright and sharp, with virtually no rubbing to the gilt stamping. Several small spots of wear to cloth, mainly at the top edge ... See More Details

    1867, C. H. Webb

    Hardcover, Fine/Like New

    Burnside Rare Books

    BEST

    Portland, OR, USA

    $35,000.00

  • 4. Roughing It

    by Twain, Mark. [Samuel L. Clemens]

     

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    American Publishing Company

    Raptis Rare Books

    POOR

    Palm Beach, FL, USA

    $30,000.00

  • 5. The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County, and Other Sketches

    by Twain, Mark [Samuel L. Clemens]

     

    Seller Description: Near Fine. First edition, first issue, of Mark Twain's first book. "Copies were bound simultaneously in green, terra cotta, dark brown, lavender, blue deep purple, maroon and red cloth" (MacDonnell, "The Primary First Editions of Mark Twain", Firsts, Vol. 8, no. 7/8). This copy features the gilt stamp of the leaping frog positioned to the lower left of the front cover as usual (some copies have the gilt stamp of the leaping frog in the centre of the front cover, though no priority has been ... See More Details

    1867, C. H. Webb

    Hardcover, Very Good

    Whitmore Rare Books

    not rated

    Pasadena, CA, USA

    $29,500.00

  • 6. The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County, and Other Sketches

    by Twain, Mark [Samuel L. Clemens]

     

    Seller Description: Very Good. First edition, first issue with one page of publisher's preliminary ad leaf facing the title page and unbroken type on pages 21, 66 and 198. Bound in publisher's original pebbled red cloth with beveled edges, titles in gilt on upper board and spine, with frog stamped in gilt on the lower left corner of the upper board and in blind on the lower board. Very Good or better with shallow chipping to spine ends, soiling to cloth. Superficial crack with a possible glue repair to front ... See More Details

    1867, C. H. Webb

    Hardcover, Very Good

    Burnside Rare Books

    BEST

    Portland, OR, USA

    $20,000.00

  • 7. Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

    by Mark Twain [Samuel L. Clemens]

     

    Seller Description: Ernest Hemingway once declared about The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, "All modern literature comes from one book by Mark Twain. It's the best book we've had. All American writing comes from that. There was nothing before. There has been nothing since." Huck has been called "the most praised and most condemned 19th-century American work of fiction" (Legacies of Genius, 47). See More Details

    Charles L. Webster and Company

    Raptis Rare Books

    POOR

    Palm Beach, FL, USA

    $18,500.00

  • 8. Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

    by Twain, Mark

     

    Seller Description: Kemble, E.W. Fine in very good dust jacket. Signed by author. Includes illustrations. 174 Illustrations Green cloth binding, with gold leaf accents on cover. Excellent condition. Very light shelf wear. Frontispiece: Photo gravure of Samuel Clemens' bust by Karl Gerhardt See More Details

    1885, Webster, Charles L.

    Hardcover, Fine/Like New

    RareBooksandMore

    not rated

    Graton, CA, USA

    $18,000.00

  • 9. The Writings of Mark Twain

    by Twain, Mark. [Samuel L. Clemens]

     

    Seller Description: The autograph edition of Twain's selected writings, signed on the limitation "Samuel L. Clemens (Mark Twain)." Octavo, 25 volumes, bound in full morocco, gilt titles and tooling to the spine, raised bands, tooling to the front and rear panels, blue morocco doublures with fan cornerpieces, blue watered silk endpapers, the top edge gilt, engraved title-pages printed on chine, numerous plates, including plates signed by notable artists such as Peter Newell, Karl Gerhardt, Charles Noel Flagg, E.W. ... See More Details

    The American Publishing Company

    Hardcover, Very Good

    Raptis Rare Books

    POOR

    Palm Beach, FL, USA

    $16,000.00

  • 10. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

    by Twain, Mark [Clemens, Samuel]

     

    Seller Description: Two pages with professional repairs to tears; hinges unbroken and covers tight. Light edgewear with some rubbing and wear to the spine. Easily Very Good. FIRST PRINTING on wove paper and with half-title and frontispiece with blank versos and with "THE" on the half-title page in 10-point rather than 14-point type. Original blue cloth with peach endpapers with front and rear triple flyleaves of laid paper; four pages of ads at the rear. BAL 3369. MacDonnell, 39-40. Illustrated by True Williams ... See More Details

    1876, The American Publishing Company

    Hardcover, Very Good

    Charles Agvent, ABAA

    BEST

    Fleetwood, PA, USA

    $15,625.00

  • 11. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

    by Twain, Mark [Samuel Clemens]

     

    Seller Description: Very Good. First American edition, first printing, first issue; printed on wove paper, the half-title and preface versos blank, triple flyleaves on laid paper and pale peach endpapers. Bound in publisher's original blue cloth stamped in black and gilt. Very Good, spine rebacked and repaired at ends, erased pencil to front free endpaper and blank facing half-title, pages thumbed and soiled, and with a handful of lower marginal corners torn away. Housed in a custom slipcase. See More Details

    1876, The American Publishing Company

    Hardcover, Very Good

    Burnside Rare Books

    BEST

    Portland, OR, USA

    $15,000.00

  • 12. The Innocents Abroad, Or the New Pilgrims' Progress

    by Twain, Mark

     

    Seller Description: Very Good. 2nd Printing. First edition, second printing with textual errors corrected. Rebound in dark brown three quarter leather with brown pebble design marbled paper five raised bands edge wear. See More Details

    1869, American Publishing Company

    Hardcover, Very Good

    J Mercurio Books Maps & Prints

    AVERAGE

    Garrison, NY, USA

    $15,000.00

  • 13. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

    by Twain, Mark [Samuel L. Clemens]

     

    Seller Description: Very Good. First printing, with the half-title and the frontis illustration on separate leaves. Collates complete as per BAL 3369 with the triple fly-leaves on laid paper, front and back, and four pages of publisher's ads following the novel. A copy that has benefitted from some discrete restoration at the spine ends (adding a bit of new cloth), and cosmetic repairs to the corners. Attractive condition internally, with only the occasional spot of foxing. One of the classic American novels, ... See More Details

    1876, The American Publishing Company

    Hardcover, Very Good

    Whitmore Rare Books

    not rated

    Pasadena, CA, USA

    $15,000.00

  • 14. Adventures of Huckleberry Finn [Tom Sawyer’ S Comrade].

    by Twain, Mark [Samuel L. Clemens]

     

    Seller Description: First edition, first issue of Twain's masterpiece, one of approximately 500 copies bound in publisher's three-quarters morocco binding. Octavo, original three-quarters brown morocco and marbled boards, gilt-decorated spine, marbled endpapers. Lithographic frontispiece and with 174 illustrations by E.W. Kemble, photographic portrait frontispiece of the bust of Mark Twain by Karl Gerhardt. Copies of Huckleberry Finn in the original publisher's leather bindings are quite rare: "The relative rarity ... See More Details

    Charles L. Webster and Company

    Hardcover, Good

    Raptis Rare Books

    POOR

    Palm Beach, FL, USA

    $12,500.00

  • 15. Adventures of Huckleberry Finn [Tom Sawyer’ S Comrade].

    by Twain, Mark [Samuel L. Clemens]

     

    Seller Description: First edition, first issue of Twain's masterpiece, one of approximately 500 copies bound in publisher's three-quarters morocco binding. Octavo, original three-quarters brown morocco and marbled boards, gilt-decorated spine, marbled endpapers. Lithographic frontispiece and with 174 illustrations by E.W. Kemble, photographic portrait frontispiece of the bust of Mark Twain by Karl Gerhardt. Copies of Huckleberry Finn in the original publisher's leather bindings are quite rare: "The relative rarity ... See More Details

    Charles L. Webster and Company

    Hardcover, Good

    Raptis Rare Books

    POOR

    Palm Beach, FL, USA

    $11,500.00

  • 16. The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County, and Other Sketches

    by Twain, Mark

     

    Seller Description: 6.75 x 4.5, 198 pp, vg, pencil notes on back of adv page else FINELY BOUND BY BAYNTUN-RIVIERE IN FULL CRUSHED BROWN MOROCCO, GILT STAMPED SPINE, ALL EDGES GILT, MARBLED END PAPERS. FIRST EDITION, FIRST STATE OF AUTHOR'S FIRST BOOK. A beautiful copy. See More Details

    1867, C.H. Webb: NY

    Hardcover, Very Good

    John K. King Used & Rare Books

    AVERAGE

    Detroit, MI, USA

    $10,925.00

  • 17. Life on the Mississippi

    by Twain, Mark

     

    Seller Description: Very Good. 1st Printing. Original publishers brown cloth with black titles and bright gilt design front hinge starting book plate darkening on gutter pages 408-409. "The St. Charles Hotel" on page 443 caption, without the illustration of Mark Twain's head in flames on page 441. See More Details

    1883, James R. Osgood and Company

    Hardcover, Very Good

    J Mercurio Books Maps & Prints

    AVERAGE

    Garrison, NY, USA

    $10,000.00

  • 18. The Writings of Mark Twain. [Including the Adventures of Tom Sawyer; the Adventures of Huckleberry Finn; Innocents Abroad; Life on the Mississippi; a Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’ S Court; the Prince and the Pauper; a Tramp Abroad].

    by Twain, Mark [Samuel L. Clemens]

     

    Seller Description: The Definitive edition, one of 1024 numbered sets, with volume one signed by Mark Twain and Albert Bigelow Paine. The publisher states that Twain intended a definitive edition and signed 1024 single leaves in 1906 in anticipation of this edition. Octavo, 37 volumes, bound in three quarters morocco, gilt titles and tooling to the spine over marbled boards, each volume illustrated with frontispiece and plates. In very good condition. See More Details

    Gabriel Wells

    Hardcover, Very Good

    Raptis Rare Books

    POOR

    Palm Beach, FL, USA

    $9,800.00

  • 19. Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Tom Sawyer's Comrade)

    by Twain, Mark

     

    Seller Description: Fine. 174 Illustrations by E.W. Kemble & photogravure portrait bust by Karl Gebhardt. 8vo, handsomely rebound in dark green morocco with the entire original front cloth cover pictorially stamped in black & gilt inset. New York: Charles Webster, 1885. First Edition. The text block is clean, with occasional small brown-stains. See More Details

    1885, Webster

    hardcover, Fine/Like New

    Argosy Book Store

    HIGH

    New York, NY, USA

    $9,500.00

  • 20. Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Tom Sawyer’ S Comrade).

    by Twain, Mark. [Samuel Clemens]

     

    Seller Description: Written over an eight-year period, Twain's Adventures of Huckleberry Finn was controversial from the outset, attacked by critics for its crudeness, coarseness and vulgarity. Upon issue of the American edition in 1885, several libraries, including the Concord and Brooklyn Public Libraries, banned it from their shelves. Twain later remarked to his editor, "Apparently, the Concord library has condemned Huck as 'trash and only suitable for the slums. ' This will sell us another twenty-five thousand ... See More Details

    Charles L. Webster and Company

    Raptis Rare Books

    POOR

    Palm Beach, FL, USA

    $9,500.00

  • 21. Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (W. Curved Fly)

    by Twain, Mark [Samuel L. Clemens]

     

    Seller Description: Very Good + Original publisher's half-morocco binding with marbled edges and end papers, rebacked with original spine laid down. A first printing copy according to MacDonnell with "Huck Decided" on p. 9, "Him and Another Man" listed as being on page 88 in the list of illustrations, and "with the was" on p. 57. With the exception of those three points, the remaining states of various leaves do not indicate a later printing. This copy contains: the title leaf conjugate (BAL state 3); the ... See More Details

    1885, Charles L. Webster & Company

    Hardcover, Very Good

    Whitmore Rare Books

    not rated

    Pasadena, CA, USA

    $9,500.00

  • 22. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

    by Twain, Mark

     

    Seller Description: Kemble, E.W. Very good in very good dust jacket. Includes illustrations. 174 Illustrations First Edition. Very good condition. Very light shelf wear at the top of the spine. No markings on any pages. (Note: Signature on the frontispiece is printed, not autographed. ) See More Details

    1885, Webster, Charles L.

    Hardcover, Very Good

    Aunt Clara's Bookshelf

    not rated

    Graton, CA, USA

    $8,700.00

  • 23. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

    by Twain, Mark [Samuel L. Clemens]

     

    Seller Description: First edition, first printing, mixed state of the apotheosis of American boyhood. Octavo, bound in three quarters morocco over cloth, gilt topstain. In near fine condition with half-title and frontispiece on the same leaf, with 1875 on the copyright page and 1876 on the title page, and with the 10-point type to the word "THE" on the half-title page, four page publishers advertisements at end. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell chemise and box. See More Details

    American Publishing Company

    Hardcover, Very Good

    Raptis Rare Books

    POOR

    Palm Beach, FL, USA

    $8,200.00

  • 24. Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Tom Sawyer's comrade)

    by Twain, Mark

     

    Seller Description: Very good. No dust jacket as issued. The Adventures of HUCKLEBERRY FINN by Mark Twain. First Edition, First Printing, First Issue, First State w/13 "first" points. Very Good+ to Near Fine. A Genuine American Treasure. Ernest Hemingway said: All modern literature comes from one book (Huckleberry Finn) by Mark Twain. It s the best book we ve had. All American writing comes from that. There was nothing before. There has been nothing since. Written over an eight-year period, Adventures of ... See More Details

    1884, Charles L. Webster and Company

    Hardcover, Very Good

    Bronze Books

    BEST

    Victorville, CA, USA

    $7,700.00

  • 25. Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Tom Sawyer's Comrade)

    by Twain, Mark (Samuel Clemens)

     

    Seller Description: Near Fine with No dust jacket as issued. A professionally restored and rebound First American Edition from the very limited sheep skin covered first print run. This copy, meticulously rebound in a copy of the original boards (also included as verification of the book's original state), with finish matching the original and with red and black morocco spinal labels. Water stain to the lower inside corner along bottom edge, of the first 75 pages, about 3 inches by 1 inch at front, diminishing as ... See More Details

    1884, Charles L. Webster And Company

    Hardcover, Very Good

    Boomers Books & Empire Models

    HIGH

    Weare, NH, USA

    $7,500.00