Lot 266: TWAIN, MARK. Prince and the Pauper.
10 November 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: TWAIN, MARK. The Prince and the Pauper. Facsimile holograph and wood-engraved frontispiece, numerous text illustrations, chapter vignettes. 8vo, publisher's green pictorial cloth gilt, white paint flecks to front cover, rubbing to extremities, spine tips bumped; tiny nicks to corners of a few leaves, short closed tear on pp. 225-226. Boston: James R. Osgood and Company, 1882
Notes: first edition, first issue with uncorrected text; p. 124, line 1 reading "estate"; p. 263 "do not"; p. 362 "reigned." Franklin Press imprint on verso of title page. In BAL's binding state B. BAL 3402; Johnson p. 39-41.