[Mark Twain (Samuel L. Clemens)]. Game of Star Authors. [circa 1875]. First edition.

Game of Star Authors

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[Mark Twain (Samuel L. Clemens)]. Game of Star Authors. New York: McLoughlin Bros., [circa 1875]. Original card game deck. (4.875 x 2.625 inches; 98 x 65 mm.). 64 cards, printed one side with a star-a[uthors] monogram on the card-backs. Some cards with illustrated portraits, others with just the author's name and a bust of Shakespeare. Original publisher's red paper-covered pull-off-top box with illustrated paper label. Lacking the instruction booklet. Box pretty worn, with the bottom face reattached  (or likely renewed); edges worn, some split with old interior tape mends or stitching; faces rubbed. Cards somewhat worn, occasional soft creasing or chipped corners. Good. (#10312).