Agamenticus, Bristol, Gorgeana, York
[Mark Twain]. James Phinney Baxter. Agamenticus, Bristol, Gorgeana, York. An Oration... York, Maine: Published by the Old York Historical and Improvement Society, 1904. First edition. Octavo (9.25 x 6.25 inches; 235 x 160 mm.). [2, title-leaf (printer on verso)], [2, contents leaf (verso blank)], 136 pages. Illustrated plates inserted throughout, tissue guards, with Twain's portrait opposite page 119. Publisher's gray ribbed cloth, spine lettered and ruled in gilt, front board ruled and lettered in black, lettered in red, stamped in red, green and gilt, and painted in white; top edge of the text block gilt, others untrimmed; plain endpapers. Spine slightly askew; a few faint blemishes on the backstrip; white painting on the front board a little rubbed; rear board very slightly bowed; corners just barely tapped. Extensive, but faint, foxing throughout the text; hint of must; bookplate. Near fine. Twain's commentary on pages 119-120. BAL 3484 (wrapper issue). (#10123).