10 November 2016, 13:30 EST
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Lot 264: TWAIN, MARK. Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County.(16 views)
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Description: TWAIN, MARK. The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County. 12mo, original gilt-lettered terra-cotta cloth over bevelled boards, with gilt and blind vignettes at lower corners of (respectively) the front and back covers, minimal rubbing to spine tips and corners; front hinge tender, contents clean. New York: C.H. Webb, 1868
Notes: second edition, inscribed by mr. tallmadge to book's dedicatee john smith on first blank in black ink: "...I especially congratulate you upon standing so high in his [Twain's] esteem as is implied in the dedication of this book." BAL 3310.