The Adventures Of Huckleberry Finn

by Twain, Mark

Commonly named among the Great American novels, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, written by Mark Twain, is generally regarded as the sequel to his earlier novel, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer; however, in Huckleberry Finn, Twain focused increasingly on the institution of slavery and the South. Narrated by Huckleberry “Huck” Finn in Southern antebellum vernacular, the novel gives vivid descriptions of people and daily life along the Mississippi River while following the adventure of Huck and a runaway slave, Jim, rafting their way to freedom.

First Edition Identification and Notes

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn was first published on December 10, 1884 by Chatto & Windus in London and by Dawson Brothers in Montreal. 

Other Collectible or Notable Editions

Charles L. Webster and Company, run by Twain’s nephew, Charles Webster, published the first American edition of The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn in 1885. This version, which is also the first illustrated edition, features 175 plates by E.W. Kemble. 

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

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1886
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New York: Charles L. Webster and Company, 1886. Early printing of Twain's masterpiece, inscribed by Mark Twain. Octavo, bound in half buckram by Roycroft with paper labels to the spine, tissue-guarded frontispiece photogravure plate of Gerhardt's bust of Clemens, one hundred and seventy-four illustrations by E. W. Kemble. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the title page, "To… Read more
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New York: Charles L. Webster, 1885. First American Edition. Publisher’s sheep; this is an early copy with the following points: p. , “Him and another man” incorrectly listed as at p.88; page 57, “..with the was...” as opposed to “...with the saw...”; page 283 is in the first state (only early prospectuses and leather bound copies have the engraving… Read more
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New York: Webster, 1885. First. hardcover. very good(+). 174 Illustrations by E.W. Kemble & photogravure portrait bust by Karl Gebhardt. 8vo, green cloth, pictorially stamped in black & gilt. New York: Charles Webster, 1885. First Edition. A very fine, bright, tight copy, with minimal rubbing at the extremes of the spine & the corners, of what is perhaps… Read more
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ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN

by Mark Twain

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TWAIN, MARK. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. New York: Charles L. Webster, 1885. First Edition, First Issue of Mark Twain's masterpiece. Octavo, blue pictorial cloth binding. With the armorial bookplate of book collector L.M. Kaufman designed by Artemis. A 19th Century vintage ownership inscription from Los Angeles, California on front free endpaper. Very good tight copy. Enclosed in a gilt-stamped… Read more
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New York: Charles L. Webster and Company, 1885. 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… Read more
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New York: Charles Webster, 1885. First edition. Very good plus.. First printing, in the most uncommon form: bound in the publisher's full sheep. Twain often had ambitious plans for the publication of his books, as well as the ability to execute them through his own publishing firm, Charles L. Webster and Company, run by his nephew-in-law. Anticipating brisk… Read more
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New York: Charles L. Webster and Company, 1885. First American Edition, First Issue. Hardcover. Good. E. W. Kemble. 366, [2] pages. One Hundred and Seventy-for Illustrations (per title page). Some endpaper discoloration. Some cover/corner wear, and soiling. Pencil notation on fep and rep verso, and on Notice page. "Notice. Persons attempting to find a motive in this narrative… Read more
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New York: Charles L. Webster, 1885. First Edition, First Issue of Mark Twain’s masterpiece. Octavo, blue pictorial cloth binding. With the armorial bookplate of book collector L.M. Kaufman designed by Artemis. A 19th Century vintage ownership inscription from Los Angeles, California on front free endpaper. Very good tight copy. Enclosed in a gilt-stamped morocco and cloth slipcase. Some excellent… Read more
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New York: Charles L. Webster and Company, 1885. First US edition, publisher's presentation copy, inscribed by Charles Webster to his cousin on the front free endpaper the month after publication: "To Miss Ella Moffett With the compliments of her cousin the publisher of the book. New York March 19th 1885." Ella Moffett was the cousin of Charles Webster's wife… Read more
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New York: Charles L. Webster and Company, 1885. 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.… Read more
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Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Tom Sawyer's Comrade)

by [Literature] Twain, Mark [Samuel L. Clemens] (1835-1910)

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Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Tom Sawyer's Comrade)

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New York: Charles L. Webster and Co, 1885. First Edition. Octavo. This copy is the earliest state of the first edition with the March 1885 dates called for in Blanck. It has a small biofolium letter from E.W. Kemble, the illustrator dated March 18, 1930 to a Mr. Wilson of Cannondale, Connecticut who had inquired about the controversial obscene… Read more
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Adventures Of Huckleberry Finn (Tom Sawyer's Comrade)

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Charles L. Webster And Company. Near Fine with No dust jacket as issued. 1884/85. First American Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 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… Read more
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ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN

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New York: Charles L. Webster and Company, 1885. FIRST AMERICAN EDITION, FIRST PRINTING with the very early issue points: "was" for "saw" on p.57; the Illustrations list p.[13] showing the "Him and another Man" plate as appearing on p.88; p. 9 with 'Decided' in the heading to Chapter VI, later corrected to 'Decides'; p. 155 with the final… Read more
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ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN (TOM SAWYER'S COMRADE) [SIGNED]

by Twain, Mark [Clemens, Samuel L.]

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Adventures Of Huckleberry Finn

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Small 4to. New York: Charles L. Webster and Company, 1885. Small 4to, 366 pp., 174 b&w illustrations including frontispiece, portrait frontispiece with tissue guard (second state). Original library sheep binding expertly rebacked, with title labels to backstrip on red and black morocco. Corners rubbed, minor scattered foxing and chipping, otherwise a nice copy of a scarce binding issue. Ink… Read more
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New York: Charles L. Webster & Company, 1885. First edition. 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… Read more
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Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Tom Sawyer’s Comrade).

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New York: Charles L. Webster and Company, 1885. 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… Read more
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Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.

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New York: Charles L. Webster and Company, 1885. All modern American literature comes from one book by Mark Twain called Huckleberry Finn" - Ernest Hemingway First US edition, first printing, of one of the great classics of both American and children's literature. This copy has the relevant first printing points: at p. 9 the misprint "Decided" for "Decides", at p.… Read more
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Adventures of Huckleberry Finn: (Tom Sawyer's Comrade)

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New York, Charles L. Webster, 1885., 1885. First edition. 8vo. With 174 illustrations. Full gilt stamped dark green morocco by Bayntun-Riviere, spine with raised bands and gilt ruled compartments, covers double ruled in gilt, upper cover with a variously colored onlay depicting a standing figure of Huckleberry Finn, gilt stamped inner dentelles, marbled endpapers, a.e.g. Fine. Enclosed in a dark… Read more
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The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

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ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN. (TOM SAWYER'S COMRADE). SCENE: THE MISSISSIPPI VALLEY. TIME: FORTY TO FIFTY YEARS AGO

by TWAIN, Mark [CLEMENS, Samuel]

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Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

by TWAIN, MARK. [CLEMENS, SAMUEL]

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Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

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New York: Charles L. Webster and Company, 1885-1886, 1885 Illustrated by E. W. Kemble. First edition, first issue, with these primary first issue points: p. 9 with "Decided", p. 13 with the illustration "Him and Another Man" listed as p. 88 (BAL's first state), p. 57 with "with the was" (first state), and the second 5 dropped on p. 155.… Read more
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Adventures of Huckleberry Finn: (Tom Sawyer's Comrade)

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London: Chatto & Windus, 1884. First English edition. Kemble. Second state (bound with staples) Bound in publisher's red cloth stamped in black and gilt, recased with the original spine laid down, repaired at the extremities, rear flyleaf in facsimile. (When this was recased, it was sewn in the conventional manner as the first issue, but this was originally stapled).… Read more
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The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.

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London: Chatto & Windus, 1884. All modern American literature comes from one book by Mark Twain called Huckleberry Finn" - Ernest Hemingway First edition, preceding the first US edition by a few months, of one of the most iconic and best-loved works of American fiction and children's literature. Initially conceived as a sequel to The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1876),… Read more
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The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.

by Twain, Mark [Samuel L. Clemens]. [WITH ALMOST ALL FIRST EDITION, FIRST ISSUE POINTS].

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Sam Gatteno Books
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New York: Charles L. Webster and Company, 1885.. Hardcover. Good. Octavo. 366pp. First edition. Earliest issue, with almost all first issue points: page 13: the illustration captioned 'Him and another Man' listed at p. 88 (BAL first state); the eleventh line from the bottom of p. 57 reads '...with the was...' (BAL first state); page 155 with final… Read more
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Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Tom Sawyer's Comrade)

by Twain, Mark [PSUED Samuel Langhorne Clemens] (1835-1910)

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The Book Collector ABAA, ILAB, TBA
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1885
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Very Good
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First
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366 pages with frontispiece and 174 drawings illustrated by E W Kemble. Octavo (8 3/4" x 6 3/4") bound in original publisher's full sheep with four raised spine bands with gilt lettering in black and red labels. Points: on page 13 the uncorrected 88; on page 57 the uncorrected "was" for "saw" and on page 9 the uncorrected "Decided" instead… Read more
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The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

by Mark Twain

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Appledore Books, ABAA
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1885
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Very Good +
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New York: Charles L. Webster and Company, 1885. Decorative Cloth. Very Good +. Edward Kemble. A handsome copy of the correct 1885 1st edition, 1st issue, with the major agreed-upon issue points all present. These include: 1) Table visible underneath bust of Twain; 2) Heliotype Printing Co. imprint; 3) Heading on Pg. 9 for Ch. 6 reads "decided";… Read more
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Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Tom Sawyer's Comrade)

by Mark Twain

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North Books: Used & Rare
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1885
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New York: Charles L. Webster and Company, 1885. Hardcover. First Edition, Mixed State: 1884 copyright present on the title page, "Him and another man" illustration correctly listed for p. 87, last "5" on p. 155 dips slightly lower than the previous two digits, frontispiece corrected with artist's name, "l" in "Col." present on p. 143, and p. 283 is… Read more
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Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Tom Sawyer's Comrade)

by Twain, Mark

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Ken Sanders Rare Books, ABAA
Published
1885
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Good
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First American edition, first state
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New York: Charles L. Webster and Company, 1885. First American edition, first state. Hardcover. Good. 366pp. Octavo [22.5 cm] Publisher's green cloth with title and illustration stamped in gilt and black on the front panel and backstrip. Housed in a custom natural beige cloth clamshell. Good. Light rubbing to extremities of boards, more so at corners. Cloth is… Read more
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Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Tom Sawyer's Comrade)

by TWAIN, Mark

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Argosy Book Store
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1885
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very good
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First
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New York: Webster, 1885. First. hardcover. very good. 174 illustrations by E.W. Kemble. 366 pages. 8vo, pictorial green cloth, stamped in black & gilt. New York: Charles L. Webster, 1885.<br/> <br/> An unsophisticated copy, with the edges & corners rubbed, front inner hinge cracked, and a 1918 gift inscription; a handful pages with light smudges or flattened vertical… Read more
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Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

by TWAIN, MARK

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Peter L. Stern & Company, Inc.
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1885
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First American Edition. Publisher’s “library” (sheep binding with morocco labels). This is a typically mixed state copy wi
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New York: Charles L. Webster, 1885. First American Edition. Publisher’s “library” (sheep binding with morocco labels). This is a typically mixed state copy with the following points: p. , “Him and another man” incorrectly listed as at p.88; page 57, “..with the was...” as opposed to “...with the saw...”; the final “5” is lacking in the numbering of page… Read more
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THE ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN

by Twain, Mark

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Sumner & Stillman
Published
1884
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1884. [a beautiful copy of the true fir] (Tom Sawyer's Comrade.) With 174 Illustrations. London: Chatto & Windus, 1884. 32 pp ads dated Oct 1884. Original red cloth pictorially decorated in black. First Edition, first state (with the October 1884 ad catalogue). With all of the attention given to the many issue points of the 1885 first American… Read more
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The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

by Mark Twain

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Reagan's Rare Books
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Charles L. Webster & Company
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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Ch, Charles L. Webster & Company. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. BOOK IS IN NEAR FINE CONDITION BEAUTIFULLY BOUND BY BENNETT IN FULL CRUSHED MOROCCO WITH BRIGHT GILT RULE AND ILLUSTRATION TO BOARDS, SIX COMPARTMENTS AND FIVE RAISED BANDS TO SPINE WITH BRIGHT GILT DETAILS AND TITLE. ORIGINAL COVERS AND SPINE BOUND IN THE BACK OF BOOK, BINDING… Read more
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Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Tom Sawyer's Comrade).

by TWAIN, Mark.

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Jeffrey H. Marks Rare Books
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1885.
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Foxing to fore-edge and preliminaries; some moderate use to cloth at the top and bottom of the spine; a very good copy with the
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First edition; first printing with the following points: p. 13
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New York:: Charles L. Webster and Company,, 1885.. First edition; first printing with the following points: p. 13 in first state; p. 57 in first state; p. 155 in first state; title page a cancel; p. 283 integral; frontispiece in second state; p. 283 in State C.. publisher's decorated green cloth.. Foxing to fore-edge and preliminaries; some moderate… Read more
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cover of The adventures of Huckleberry Finn: (Tom Sawyer's comrade); scene: the Mississippi Valley. Time: Forty to fifty years ago

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1885 Mark Twain 1st/1st ed Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Tom Sawyer CLASSIC "the most praised and most condemned 19th-century American work of fiction" - Legacies of Genius. "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." – Earnest Hemingway Mark… Read more
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Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Tom Sawyer's Comrade)

by TWAIN, Mark [pseudonym of Samuel Langhorne CLEMENS] (1835-1910)

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Adrian Harrington Rare Books
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New York, NY: Charles L. Webster and Company, 1885. [Literature] FIRST EDITION, earliest state of the cloth issue, now finely rebound in full green morocco, with the original cloth covers preserved at rear. Large octavo (22 x 18cm), pp.366. Illustrated throughout. Binding features gilt titles, and raised bands to spine, inner gilt dentelle, top edge gilt, black endpapers. With… Read more
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