[Mark Twain (Samuel L. Clemens)]. "Instructions in Art, Part I". April, 1903. First edition.

Instructions in Art, Part One

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[Mark Twain (Samuel L. Clemens)]. "Instructions in Art, Part I". [contained in:] The New Metropolitan. New York: The Metropolitan Magazine Company, April, 1903. First edition. Octavo (9.375 x 6.5 inches; 240 x 165 mm.). [8, ads and contents], 128, [8, portraits], [16, ads] pages. Color frontispiece inserted with numerous in-text and full-age illustrations throughout (including some by Twain in his contribution). Publisher's side-stapled binding in the original illustrated wrappers. Spine rolled with chipping to the spine ends (causing the loss of some text); wrappers lightly soiled with a soft crease across the front wrapper; rear joint partially split. Text with a tidemark in the upper margin and part of the lower margin throughout with some adjacent leaves stuck together in the gutter margin. Good. Edited by John Kendrick Bangs. (#10197).