1883 1ed/1st Printing Life on the Mississippi Mark Twain Flaming Head Classic

TWAIN, Mark

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“Now and then we had a hope that if we lived and were good, God would permit us to be pirates.”

– Mark Twain, Life on the Mississippi

 

“Life on the Mississippi” is a memoir by Mark Twain, of his days as a steamboat pilot on the Mississippi River before the American Civil War. It is also a travel book, recounting his trip along the Mississippi River from St. Louis to New Orleans many years after the war.

 

A true first edition, first printing of Mark Twain’s classic “Life on the Mississippi”. Featuring the deluxe publisher’s binding and boasting of more than 300 illustrations throughout, this is truly a remarkable find for any Twain collector. See below for edition points.

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1883 1ed/1st Printing Life on the Mississippi Mark Twain Flaming Head Classic

 

“Now and then we had a hope that if we lived and were good, God would permit us to be pirates.”

– Mark Twain, Life on the Mississippi

 

“Life on the Mississippi” is a memoir by Mark Twain, of his days as a steamboat pilot on the Mississippi River before the American Civil War. It is also a travel book, recounting his trip along the Mississippi River from St. Louis to New Orleans many years after the war.

 

A true first edition, first printing of Mark Twain’s classic “Life on the Mississippi”. Featuring the deluxe publisher’s binding and boasting of more than 300 illustrations throughout, this is truly a remarkable find for any Twain collector. See below for edition points.

 

Item number: #2122

Price: $950

 

TWAIN, Mark

 

Life on the Mississippi By Mark Twain Author of “The Innocents abroad,” “Roughing It,” “The Prince and the Pauper,” ETC. With more than 300 Illustrations. [Sold By Subscription Only]

 

Boston: James R. Osgood and Company. 1883. First Edition.

 

Details:

  • Collation complete with all pages: [1], 624p
    • 316 illustrations throughout
  • Notes on Edition:
    • 441 Present is a tail-piece depicting an urn, flames, head of Mark Twain.
    • 443 The caption reads the St. Louis Hotel First State
  • References: BAL 3411; Howes C 480;
  • Binding: Leather; tight & secure
  • Language: English
  • Size: ~9in X 6in (23cm x 15cm)

 

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2122

Categories

Americana, American History

Literature

Authors

TWAIN, Mark

Printing Date

19th Century

Language

English

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete