Twain, Mark, .

A Tramp Abroad. Illustrated by W[alter] Fr[ances] Brown, True Williams, B[enjamin] Day, and Other Artists [...] With Also Three or Four Pictures Made By the Author [...] By Mark Twain, (Samuel L. Clemens). (Sold by Subscription Only). Hartford, Conn.: American Publishing Company, 1880, Octavo. 631, [1]. Publisher’s dark brown cloth stamped decoratively in blind with central gilt design, gilt spine.

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First edition, with the following points noted in BAL: State A sheets (bulking 1 5/8 inches), State B cover stamping, State A frontisportrait, and the ‘1st Frontispiece’ with the Caption ‘Moses.’ This copy also has the number ‘7&# Three hundred and twenty-eight illustrations, including frontisportrait of Twain with tissue guard, frontispiece, five plates, an additional twenty-eight plates that are included in the book’s pagination, and textual illustrations. Light wear to corners and foot of spine. Spine slightly toned. Endpapers a bit foxed, margins very lightly browned. Contemporary bookplate and contemporary ink signature on front pastedown. A fine copy. . – BAL 3386. Wright III, 1103.