Lot 258: TWAIN, MARK. A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court.
November 10, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: TWAIN, MARK. A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court. 2 page publisher's advertisement at end. Numerous illustrations by Dan Carter Beard. 4to, original olive green illustrated cloth stamped in gilt, gray and black, pale green floral endpapers, minimal wear to spine tips and corners; front hinge tender, discreet bookseller's label to rear pastedown. New York: Charles L. Webster, 1889
Notes: first edition, first state; page 59 with ornamental "S" between the words "The King" and last two lines of page 72 with broken type. BAL 3429; Johnson pp. 50-52; MacDonnell, Firsts, vol. 8, no. 7/8, 1998.