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 binding in the original grayish-blue oversized wrappers, printed in red and black; top edge of the text trimmed, others untrimmed; plain free endpapers. Spine very slightly leaning with a couple mild creases and hint of roll; wrapper edges a little worn with a few short closed tears and minor nicks, curled on the fore-edge; a couple soft diagonal creases to the front wrapper. Extensive, but faint, foxing throughout the text; hint of must. Near fine. Twain's commentary on pages 119-120. BAL 3484. (#10124).