Sale 21FL01 | Lot 250

TWAIN, MARK (SAMUEL LANGHORNE CLEMENS) Group of first, early, illustrated and secondary works, several leatherbound.

Catalogue: Fine Literature
TWAIN, MARK (SAMUEL LANGHORNE CLEMENS)  Group of first, early, illustrated and secondary works, several leatherbound.

Lot Details

Lot 250
TWAIN, MARK (SAMUEL LANGHORNE CLEMENS) Group of first, early, illustrated and secondary works, several leatherbound.
Approximately 25 various editions of works by Twain, including: The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County, and Other Sketches, an 1869 edition in full morocco and with William Safire's booklabel; A Tramp Abroad, 1880, first edition, three-quarters red morocco, with W.S. booklabel; The Gilded Age, later printing in contemporary three-quarters red morocco gilt; Roughing It, 1872, first edition, three-quarters red morocco gilt, with W.S. booklabel; The Innocents Abroad, 1869, first edition, three-quarters morocco gilt, cover detached; The American Claimant, 1892, first edition, three-quarters red morocco gilt, with W.S. booklabel; the Norman Rockwell illustrated 1936 Heritage Press edition of Tom Sawyer in three-quarters red morocco gilt; and others in cloth such as Following the Equator, Pudd'nhead Wilson, London, 1894, first English edition; and about 10 hardcover and wrappered books and ephemera about Twain. The first editions not fully collated for points, several with wear and markings, the lot sold as is.

A collection of primary and reference works on Mark Twain from the library of celebrated wordsmith William Safire.


C From the Collection of the late William Safire

Estimate: $300 - $500
Sold for $1,764 (includes buyer's premium)

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Estimate: $300 - $500
Sold for $1,764 (includes buyer's premium)

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Fine Literature

Tue, Jun 22, 2021 at 10am EDT