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  • The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

    1. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

    by Twain, Mark [Samuel L. Clemens]

    Seller Description: About Fine. Octavo. Original red cloth, spine and front cover lettered in gilt with black design, yellow endpapers. Housed in a burgundy quarter morocco slipcase with chemise. An excellent, about Fine copy, fresh and unrestored, scarce thus. One of the classic American novels, Twain's bildungsroman follows the adventures of Tom Sawyer--and his friend Huck Finn--in St. Petersburg, Missouri told with Twain's characteristic and unmatchable wit and humor. It would become his best-selling book and ... SeeáMoreáDetails

    1876, Chatto & Windus

    Hardcover, Very Good

    $47,500.00

    Whitmore Rare Books

    BEST

    Pasadena, CA, USA

  • The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

    2. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

    by Twain, Mark (Samuel Clemens)

    Seller Description: Near Fine. First Edition, First Printing with the half-title and frontispiece printed on separate leaves and printed on wove paper instead of laid paper. This FIRST ISSUE book is bound in the ORIGINAL Blue Cloth boards with light restoration to the spine. The binding is tight, with some wear to the edges. The pages are clean with some staining to a few pages. There is NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. A wonderful copy of this TRUE FIRST EDITION with ALL the First Issue points. We ... SeeáMoreáDetails

    1876, American Publishing Company, Hartford

    Hardcover, Very Good

    $45,000.00

  • The Writings of Mark Twain

    3. The Writings of Mark Twain

    by Mark Twain

    Seller Description: Very Good. Ont> Harper and Brothers: London, 1929 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A finely bound, complete set of the great American author Mark Twain's works. A limited edition set, which has been bound in an exceptional calf binding. A first edition thus, being the first edition of this Stormfield publication. Comprising of Twain's fiction, letters, literary essays, and his autobiography in addition to four volumes of Twain's biography by Albert Bigelow Paine as called for. ... SeeáMoreáDetails

    1929, ont> Harper and Brothers: London

    Hardcover, Very Good

    $23,239.68

    Rooke Books

    AVERAGE

    BATH, SOMERSET, UNITED KINGDOM

  • Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Tom Sawyer's Comrade)

    Seller Description: Fine. 173 Illustrations by E.W. Kemble & photogravure portrait bust by Karl Gebhardt. 8vo, green cloth, pictorially stamped in black & gilt. New York: Charles Webster, 1885. First Edition. A fine bright, tight copy, with minimal wear at the extremes of the spine & corners. of what is perhaps the greatest American novel; preserved in a green half morocco slipcase. Enclosed is a facsimile copy of the defaced plate on page 283, which was so objectionable that it had to be removed. Early issue, ... SeeáMoreáDetails

    1885, Webster

    hardcover, Fine/Like New

    $20,000.00

    Argosy Book Store

    BEST

    New York, NY, USA

  • The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

    5. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

    by Twain, Mark [Samuel L. Clemens]

    Seller Description: First edition, first printing, first state (with "THE" on half title in 10-point rather than 14-point type) of one of the great masterpieces of American literature. Octavo, original blue cloth, peach endpapers, top edge gilt, illustrations in text by True Williams and others, printed on wove paper, with preliminary matter paginated [I]-XVI and front and rear triple flyleaves of laid paper. BAL 3369. Johnson, 27-30. MacDonnell, 39-40. MacBride, 40. In very good condition with some very light ... SeeáMoreáDetails

    American Publishing Company

    Hardcover, Very Good

    $17,500.00

  • The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

    6. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

    by Twain, Mark [Clemens, Samuel]

    Seller Description: Two pages with professional repairs to tears; hinges unbroken and covers tight. Light edgewear with some rubbing and wear to the spine. Easily Very Good. FIRST PRINTING on wove paper and with half-title and frontispiece with blank versos and with "THE" on the half-title page in 10-point rather than 14-point type. Original blue cloth with peach endpapers with front and rear triple flyleaves of laid paper; four pages of ads at the rear. BAL 3369. MacDonnell, 39-40. Illustrated by True Williams ... SeeáMoreáDetails

    1876, The American Publishing Company

    Hardcover, Very Good

    $15,625.00

    Charles Agvent, ABAA

    AVERAGE

    Fleetwood, PA, USA

  • Pudd'Nhead Wilson

    7. Pudd'Nhead Wilson

    by Twain, Mark (Samuel Clemens)

    Seller Description: Fine in Fine jacket. Signed by Author(s) First Edition, First Printing SIGNED by Mark Twain on a tipped in fly-leaf page. This First Printing book has all the First Issue points. The binding is tight, and the boards are crisp with some wear to the panels. The pages are clean with minor wear to the edges. There is no writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a lovely copy SIGNED by the author. We buy Mark Twain First Editions. SeeáMoreáDetails

    1894, American Publishing Company

    Hardcover, Fine/Like New

    $15,000.00

  • Life on the Mississippi

    8. Life on the Mississippi

    by Twain, Mark (Samuel Clemens)

    Seller Description: Near Fine in Near Fine jacket. Signed by Author(s) First Edition, First Printing SIGNED by Mark Twain on a tipped in page. This First Printing book has all the First Issue points. The binding is tight, and the boards are crisp with some wear to the panels. The pages are clean with minor wear to the edges. There is no writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a lovely copy SIGNED by the author. We buy Mark Twain First Editions. SeeáMoreáDetails

    1883, Osgood

    Hardcover, Very Good

    $15,000.00

  • The Innocents Abroad, Or the New Pilgrims' Progress

    Seller Description: Very Good. 2nd Printing. First edition, second printing with textual errors corrected. Rebound in dark brown three quarter leather with brown pebble design marbled paper five raised bands edge wear. SeeáMoreáDetails

    1869, American Publishing Company

    Hardcover, Very Good

    $15,000.00

  • Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

    10. Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

    by Mark Twain [Samuel Clemens]

    Seller Description: Very Good. Ont> Charles L Webster: New York, 1885 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. The first U. S edition of this famous nineteenth century novel which is frequently cited as one of the Great American Novels. With the author's signature. The first edition, second state. With the BAL points of 'with the saw' instead of 'with the was' to page 57, the erroneous page reference '88' is changed to '87' at page 13, and at page 9 the misprint 'decided' has been corrected to 'decides'. ... SeeáMoreáDetails

    1885, ont> Charles L Webster: New York

    Hardcover, Very Good

    $14,574.99

    Rooke Books

    AVERAGE

    BATH, SOMERSET, UNITED KINGDOM

  • The Writings of Mark Twain

    11. The Writings of Mark Twain

    by Twain, Mark. [Samuel L. Clemens]

    Seller Description: The autograph edition of Twain's selected writings. Octavo, 25 volumes bound in full crushed green morocco with gilt titles and elaborate gilt tooling to the spine in six compartments within raised gilt bands, elaborate gilt ruling and cornerpeices to the panels featuring central floral morocco inlays, gilt turn-ins and inner dentelles, red morrocco doublures with floral morocco inlays, blue watered silk endleaves and marbled endpapers, tissue-guarded frontispieces and pictorial title pages. ... SeeáMoreáDetails

    The American Publishing Company

    Hardcover, Very Good

    $14,000.00

  • Adventures of Huckleberry Finn [Tom Sawyer’ S Comrade].

    12. Adventures of Huckleberry Finn [Tom Sawyer’ S Comrade].

    by Twain, Mark [Samuel L. Clemens]

    Seller Description: First edition, first issue of Twain's masterpiece, one of approximately 500 copies bound in publisher's three-quarters morocco binding. Octavo, original three-quarters brown morocco and marbled boards, gilt-decorated spine, marbled endpapers. Lithographic frontispiece and with 174 illustrations by E.W. Kemble, photographic portrait frontispiece of the bust of Mark Twain by Karl Gerhardt. Copies of Huckleberry Finn in the original publisher's leather bindings are quite rare: "The relative rarity ... SeeáMoreáDetails

    Charles L. Webster and Company

    Hardcover, Good

    $12,500.00

  • Adventures of Huckleberry Finn [Tom Sawyer’ S Comrade].

    13. Adventures of Huckleberry Finn [Tom Sawyer’ S Comrade].

    by Twain, Mark [Samuel L. Clemens]

    Seller Description: First edition, first issue of Twain's masterpiece, one of approximately 500 copies bound in publisher's three-quarters morocco binding. Octavo, original three-quarters brown morocco and marbled boards, gilt-decorated spine, marbled endpapers. Lithographic frontispiece and with 174 illustrations by E.W. Kemble, photographic portrait frontispiece of the bust of Mark Twain by Karl Gerhardt. Copies of Huckleberry Finn in the original publisher's leather bindings are quite rare: "The relative rarity ... SeeáMoreáDetails

    Charles L. Webster and Company

    Hardcover, Good

    $11,500.00

  • The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County, and Other Sketches

    Seller Description: 6.75 x 4.5, 198 pp, vg, pencil notes on back of adv page else FINELY BOUND BY BAYNTUN-RIVIERE IN FULL CRUSHED BROWN MOROCCO, GILT STAMPED SPINE, ALL EDGES GILT, MARBLED END PAPERS. FIRST EDITION, FIRST STATE OF AUTHOR'S FIRST BOOK. A beautiful copy. SeeáMoreáDetails

    1867, C.H. Webb: NY

    Hardcover, Very Good

    $10,925.00

  • Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

    15. Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

    by Twain, Mark. [Samuel L. Clemens]

    Seller Description: First edition of Mark Twain's masterpiece. Octavo, original publisher's decorated green cloth, with 174 illustrations by Edward W. Kemble. Contains all of the agreed upon first issue points for the clothbound book: page 9 with "Decided" remaining uncorrected (to "Decides"); page 13, illustration captioned "Him and another Man" listed as on page 88; page 57, 11th line from bottom reads "with the was, " instead of "with the saw". Other points of bibliographical interest included in this copy are ... SeeáMoreáDetails

    Charles L. Webster and Company

    Hardcover

    $10,500.00

  • The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

    16. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

    by Twain, Mark (Samuel Clemens)

    Seller Description: Fine. First Edition, First Printing bound in the ORIGINAL publisher's green cloth. The book has the earliest First Issue points according to BAL "Frontispiece of Twain with cloth visible under bust, "Page 9 Chapter VI "Huck Decided" instead of "Decides" "Him and Another Man" listed incorrectly on p.88 rather than Page 87, "Page 57, 11 lines from bottom "with the was" rather than "with the saw" "Page 155" with the 5 missing "Page 143 First word, the letter "L" missing from "Col". A magnificent ... SeeáMoreáDetails

    1885, Charles L. Webster and Company, New York

    Hardcover, Fine/Like New

    $10,000.00

  • Life on the Mississippi

    17. Life on the Mississippi

    by Twain, Mark

    Seller Description: Very Good. 1st Printing. Original publishers brown cloth with black titles and bright gilt design front hinge starting book plate darkening on gutter pages 408-409. "The St. Charles Hotel" on page 443 caption, without the illustration of Mark Twain's head in flames on page 441. SeeáMoreáDetails

    1883, James R. Osgood and Company

    Hardcover, Very Good

    $10,000.00

  • Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

    18. Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

    by Twain, Mark [; Samuel Langhorne Clemens]

    Seller Description: Illustrated by Barry Moser. Fine. Large 4to Hand-crafted and published by the Pennyroyal Press in an edition of 350 sets, this being #215, with the folio of 49 individual prints, originally unsigned, at the 100 year anniversary of the publication of the first edition. While uncalled for with this publication, in this set, Mr. Moser has signed each print in the folio. This is one of only 4 known examples of this set complete with the folio of 49 prints each individually signed by Barry Moser; ... SeeáMoreáDetails

    1985, Pennyroyal Press

    Leather, Fine/Like New

    $9,900.00

    Books Tell You Why, Inc.

    AVERAGE

    Summerville, SC, USA

  • The Writings of Mark Twain. [Including the Adventures of Tom Sawyer; Adventures of Huckleberry Finn; Innocents Abroad; Life on the Mississippi; a Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’ S Court; the Prince and the Pauper; a Tramp Abroad].

    Seller Description: The Definitive edition, one of 1024 numbered sets, with volume one signed by Mark Twain and Albert Bigelow Paine. The publisher states that Twain intended a definitive edition and signed 1024 single leaves in 1906 in anticipation of this edition. Octavo, 37 volumes, bound in full contemporary calf, gilt titles and tooling to the spine, morocco spine labels. In near fine condition. "To understand America, read Mark Twain. No matter what new craziness pops up in America, I find it described ... SeeáMoreáDetails

    Gabriel Wells

    Hardcover, Very Good

    $9,500.00

  • The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County, and Other Sketches

    Seller Description: Very Good. First Edition, First Printing with the publisher's advertisement leaf facing title and unbroken type on pp. 21, 66 and 198. A scarce copy bound in the publisher's ORIGINAL maroon cloth normally seen in green or blue color. The binding is tight with NO cocking or leaning with some wear to the boards. Overall, a lovely copy of twain's first book with ALL the First issue points housed in a custom clamshell slipcase for preservation. SeeáMoreáDetails

    1867, C. H. Webb, New York

    Hardcover, Very Good

    $9,000.00

  • Adventures of Huckleberry Finn: (Tom Sawyer's Comrade).

    Seller Description: Fine. No Jacket. First edition. 8vo. With 174 illustrations. Full gilt stamped dark green morocco by Bayntun-Riviere, spine with raised bands and gilt ruled compartments, covers double ruled in gilt, upper cover with a variously colored onlay depicting a standing figure of Huckleberry Finn, gilt stamped inner dentelles, marbled endpapers, a.e.g. Fine. Enclosed in a dark green cloth folding box, with gilt stamped black morocco label. No signatures or bookplates. SeeáMoreáDetails

    1885, New York, Charles L. Webster, 1885.

    Hardcover, Fine/Like New

    $8,500.00

    George Houle

    BEST

    Palm Springs, CA, USA

  • Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

    22. Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

    by Twain, Mark [Zane Grey]

    Seller Description: First edition of Mark Twain's masterpiece. Octavo, original publisher's decorated green cloth, with 174 illustrations by Edward W. Kemble. The author Zane Grey's copy, with his blindstamp to the front free endpaper and first blank. Contains all the agreed upon first issue points for the clothbound book: page 9 with "Decided" remaining uncorrected (to "Decides"); page 13, illustration captioned "Him and another Man" listed as on page 88; page 57, 11th line from bottom reads "with the was, " ... SeeáMoreáDetails

    Charles L. Webster and Company

    Hardcover

    $8,200.00

  • Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Tom Sawyer's comrade)

    Seller Description: Very good. No dust jacket as issued. The Adventures of HUCKLEBERRY FINN by Mark Twain. First Edition, First Printing, First Issue, First State w/13 "first" points. Very Good+ to Near Fine. A Genuine American Treasure. Ernest Hemingway said: All modern literature comes from one book (Huckleberry Finn) by Mark Twain. It s the best book we ve had. All American writing comes from that. There was nothing before. There has been nothing since. Written over an eight-year period, Adventures of ... SeeáMoreáDetails

    1884, Charles L. Webster and Company

    Hardcover, Very Good

    $7,700.00

    Bronze Books

    POOR

    Victorville, CA, USA

  • The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

    24. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

    by Twain, Mark (Samuel L. Clemens)

    Seller Description: Fine. First Edition, First Printing with the majority of the First Issue points. A superb copy bound in the ORIGINAL publisher's green cloth. The binding is tight with NO cocking or leaning and the boards are crisp with minor wear to the edges. The pages are clean with minor wear to the edges. There is NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a wonderful copy in collector's condition. SeeáMoreáDetails

    1885, Charles L. Webster and Company, New York

    Hardcover, Fine/Like New

    $7,500.00

  • Adventures of Huckleberry Finn [Tom Sawyer’ S Comrade].

    25. Adventures of Huckleberry Finn [Tom Sawyer’ S Comrade].

    by Twain, Mark [Samuel L. Clemens]

    Seller Description: First edition of Twain's masterpiece, with the first state of the frontispiece portrait. Octavo, original publisher's decorated green cloth gilt to the spine and front panel. With frontispiece portrait of Twain inserted at front (with the imprint of the Heliotype Printing Co., but the cloth is not visible). This example exhibits the following issue points: title leaf is conjugate. Copyright notice dated 1884; the illustration captioned "Him and another Man" [p.13] listed as p.88 (first state); ... SeeáMoreáDetails

    Charles L. Webster and Company

    Hardcover

    $7,200.00