1882 1st/1st Mark Twain The Prince and the Pauper Illustrated Literature RARE

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“When I am king they shall not have bread and shelter only, but also teachings out of books, for a full belly is little worth where the mind is starved.”

Mark Twain, The Prince and the Pauper

 

A rare first American edition of Mark Twain’s popular novel “The Prince and the Pauper”. This humorous work follows the adventures of Tom Canty, a ragged street dweller who looks remarkably similar to Edward VI, son of King Henry VIII. The two eventually switch places in society after the prince convinces Canty to swap, so that he can experience the ‘outside’ world.

 

This first edition meets ALL the expected first issue points. See below.

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1882 1st/1st Mark Twain The Prince and the Pauper Illustrated Literature RARE

 

“When I am king they shall not have bread and shelter only, but also teachings out of books, for a full belly is little worth where the mind is starved.”

― Mark Twain, The Prince and the Pauper

 

A rare first American edition of Mark Twain’s popular novel “The Prince and the Pauper”. This humorous work follows the adventures of Tom Canty, a ragged street dweller who looks remarkably similar to Edward VI, son of King Henry VIII. The two eventually switch places in society after the prince convinces Canty to swap, so that he can experience the ‘outside’ world.

 

This first edition meets ALL the expected first issue points. See below.

 

Item number: #9975

Price: $950

TWAIN, Mark

The Prince and the Pauper, A tale for young people of all ages

Boston: James R. Osgood and Co., 1882. First edition. First printing

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages

o   411, [2]

o   192 illustrations

  • References: BAL 3402
  • Notes on edition

o   First State, or uncorrected state

o   First state binding – rosette spacing on spine

o   ‘Franklin Press’ imprint on copyright page (true of nearly all first edition states)

o   pg.124, line 1 – “estate”

o   pg.263, line 9 from bottom – “do not”

o   pg.362, line 3 from bottom – “reigned”

  • Language: English
  • Binding: Cloth; tight and secure
  • Size: ~9in X 7in (22cm x 17.5cm)

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9975

Category

Uncategorized

Authors

TWAIN, Mark

Printing Date

19th Century

Language

English

Binding

Hardcover

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete