Sale 22SC02 | Lot 129

[BINDINGS] TWAIN, MARK (=CLEMENS, SAMUEL) The Writings of Mark Twain.

Catalogue: Selections from the Private Collection of Barbara and Ira Lipman
[BINDINGS] TWAIN, MARK (=CLEMENS, SAMUEL) The Writings of Mark Twain.

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Lot 129
[BINDINGS] TWAIN, MARK (=CLEMENS, SAMUEL) The Writings of Mark Twain.
Hartford: The American Publishing Company, 1899-1907. The Autograph Edition, number 303 of 525 sets signed on the limitation leaf as both S.L. Clemens and Mark Twain. Twenty-five volumes. Full red morocco gilt, the covers ruled in gilt, the spines tooled and lettered gilt and with raised bands, blue morocco doublures with fan cornerpieces, blue watered silk endpapers, the top edge gilt, others uncut. 8 1/4 x 5 1/2 inches (21 x 14 cm); engraved title-pages printed on chine, numerous plates, including plates signed by notable artists such as Peter Newell, Karl Gerhardt, Charles Noel Flagg, E.W. Kemble, and A.B. Frost. Scratch into cover of volume 6, some light wear to joints, some minor rubbing and soiling to boards. An attractive set.


C Private Collection of Barbara and Ira Lipman

Estimate: $5,000 - $8,000
Sold for $5,985 (includes buyer's premium)

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Estimate: $5,000 - $8,000
Sold for $5,985 (includes buyer's premium)

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Selections from the Private Collection of Barbara and Ira Lipman

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