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Following the Equator : A Journey around the World (1st Edition, 1897)

By: Twain, Mark

Price: $85.00

Publisher: American Publishing Company: 1897

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20347

Condition: Poor with no dust jacket


712 pages; 8vo (8.5") 23 cm; Hardcover, blue cloth, gilt lettering and decor on spine, elephant illustration on front pastedown, 712 pages, numerous b/w photos and illustrations throughout. ; 1st edition, title page 1897, copyright page 1897, number 11 imprinted on lower margin page 161. ; One of the best and most unusual travel memoirs published in 19th century America. Mark Twain travels around the globe recording wondrous sights and adventures. ; We have graded this item Poor. Cloth spotted, endpapers chipped and discolored. Front pastedown rubbed. Gift note in fountain pen on front fly... View more info

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1601, Or, Sociall Fireside Conversation in Ye Time of Ye Tudors : Being a Curious Extract from Ye Diary of Ye Cupbearer to Her Majestie, Queene Elizabeth, of Blessed Memory

By: Twain, Mark

Price: $29.00

Publisher: Blue Grass Press: 1929

Seller ID: 19786

Condition: Near Fine in Fair dust jacket


20 pages; 8vo (8.75") 22 cm; Hardcover, pale blue boards, 20 pages numbered to 14, laid paper with deckle edges throughout, b/w frontispiece illustration by RR. ; (A later edition had annotations by Roy J. Friedman; this unit has no annotations) ; Limited edition. This is number 68 of 1000, stated. First publication from Blue Grass Press, 1929, quaintly spelled Blew Grass Press on title page. ; Mark Twain's scandalous short story, never published in his lifetime, in which William Shakespeare and other upper crust characters at court of Queen Elizabeth I blithely discuss farting, debauching... View more info