Family Mark Twain
Mark Twain [Samuel L. Clemens]. The Family Mark Twain. New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, . First edition. Octavo (9.25 x 6.25 inches; 235 x 160 mm.; sheet bulk just under 1.75 inches (different from the Book-of-the-Month-Club edition)). xxiv, 1462, [2, blank] pages; title-page printed in reddish-black. Publisher's red cloth, spine lettered and ruled in gilt, front board stamped in gilt with the author's facsimile signature and ruled in blind; all edges of the text block trimmed; plain endpapers. Spine barely leaning, text very slightly shaken but not as much as expected for such a substantial text block; bottom corners bumped; extremities with just a touch of wear. Page edges faintly tanned but still supple; previous ownership signature on the front free endpaper; last few leaves with a short tear to the fore-edge. Near fine. BAL 3704. (#10176).