Mark Twain's Autobiography

By: Samuel Clemens (Mark Twain) ; Introduction by Albert Bigelow Paine

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First Edition on copyright page with publisher's code H-Y signifying August 1924. "A" variant first edition as described in BAL, 3537 which contains the two pages of advertisements at the rear of the second volume. --------- 8vo (9 1/2 in. tall); xvi 368, 365 [2 ad] pp. Dark blue ribbed cloth with gilt lettering on cover and spine. Top edge gilt; edges trimmed. Portrait frontispieces with tissue guards. -------- Mark Twain related his life's stories to his appointed biographer Albert Bigelow Paine at intervals over Twain's final years from January 1906 to April 1910. Parts of Twain's autobiography "not dealing too savagely with living persons or their immediate descendants" initially were not intended to be published until a hundred years after his death in 1910. ------ First Edition, First Printing. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Rubs on the spine tips. Previous owner's bookplate with offsetting to free endpage. Paine ix, xiii. BAL 3537. APG 133b.

Title: Mark Twain's Autobiography

Author Name: Samuel Clemens (Mark Twain) ; Introduction by Albert Bigelow Paine

Categories: BIOGRAPHY / AUTOBIOGRAPHY / MEMOIR,

Edition: 1st Edition

Publisher: New York and London, Harper & Brothers Publishers: 1924

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Type: Book

Seller ID: 009972