[Mark Twain]. Albert Bigelow Paine. Mark Twain. A Biography. 1912. First edition.

Mark Twain, A Biography

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[Mark Twain]. Albert Bigelow Paine. Mark Twain. A Biography. The Personal and Literary Life of Samuel Langhorne Clemens. New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1912. First edition, later printing, with the publisher's code K-M (October 1912, first printing August and September) on the copyright pages. Three volumes. Octavo (8.125 x 5.5 inches; 205 x 140 mm.). 561, [1]; 563-1109, [1]; 1111-1718, [1] pages. Frontispieces and numerous illustrated plates inserted throughout. Publisher's red ribbed cloth, spine lettered in gilt, spine and front board ruled and stamped in gilt; top edge of the text block gilt, others untrimmed; plain endpapers. Spine barely askew; backstrips lightly worn, particularly at the spine ends; boards lightly rubbed with just a touch of soiling; corners softly bumped with a little wear. Very slightly shaken; bookseller's ticket on each rear pastedown. Very good. BAL Clemens Selected References, p. 251. (#10215).