Mark Twain's Notebook
Mark Twain [Samuel L. Clemens]. Mark Twain's Notebook. Prepared for Publication with Comments by Alfred Bigelow Paine. New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1935. First edition, first state with the code I-K (September 1935) and first edition slug intact on the copyright page. Octavo (9.25 x 6.25 inches; 235 x 158 mm.). xi, [1, blank], 413, [5, blank] pages. Photographic portrait frontispiece, additional illustrated plate and a double-sided facsimile reproduction inserted. Publisher's dark blue cloth, spine lettered in gilt, front board ruled in blind with the author's facsimile signature stamped in gilt; top edge of the text block trimmed; others rough-trimmed; plain endpapers. Spine ends and corners softly pushed and very lightly worn; a few tiny splashes on the backstrip. Text block sagging just a hair; top edge just barely dust-soiled. Near fine. BAL 3556. (#10153).