Land des Verkäufers
Verlag: P. F. Collier & Son, New York, 1917
Cloth. Zustand: Good. Zustand des Schutzumschlags: No DJ. Reprint of the Harper & Brothers edition, with red and black title page. Illustrated in black and white. !917 is the last copyright date listed. Blue cloth with gilt. Corner and band wear. Upper front corner is bumped with some page edge tanning. 383 pp. Fiction, Stories, Classics.
Verlag: The Heritage Press, New York, 1948
Hardcover. Zustand: Very Good+. The famous novel by Mark Twain (1835-1910) features a time-traveling New Englander who, thanks to a blow to the head, visits the England of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table. This attractive Heritage Press edition in slipcase includes illustrations by Honoré Guilbeau, an introduction by Carl Van Doren and a preface by the author. --- Quarto, about 11-1/4 in. tall. In blue paper-covered boards with tan cloth back; titling on spine in plum and w/publisher's plum topstain. Slipcase covered in blue-green paper. With Sandglass flyer laid in (New York, no. VIII: 32). --- With a slight rubbing and soiling to covers; else a bright, firm, clean copy. Slipcase w/minor sunning & rubbing, is structurally sound.; Quarto (11 to 13 in. tall); xi, 275 pages.
Verlag: Joseph Knight Company: American Pubishing Company, Boston: Hartford, 1895
Hardcover. Zustand: Near Fine. No Jacket. Innocents Abroad, mark Twain's iconic tale of travel throughout Europe and the East of which he " offers no apologies for any departures from the usual style of travel-writing that may be charged against me-- for I think I have seen with impartial eyes, and I am sure I have written at least honestly, whether wisely or not." This 2 volume set is in near fine condition, internally tight and clean and totally unmarked. Covers have beautiful and bright, white and green and Gilt blind stamps over nice green cloth. The tops of the text blocks are gilded and the bottom and fore edges are untrimmed, and slightly soiled. Spines are slightly faded yet the gilt lettering in quite readable. For Twain Collectors and collectors of travel literature albeit fanciful at times, this wonderful set is a must have.
Verlag: American Publishing Company, Hartford, Conn., 1880
Cloth. Zustand: Good. Brown, W. Fr.; Williams, True; Day, B. (illustrator). First edition, state B, in good condition. Original brown cloth, bordered in blind stamp with corner decorations, shows corner and light spine tip wear, stamped in gilt on cover and on toned and faded spine. The gilt is rubbed and copper looking in spots Dusty edges and pale spots on cover boards. Titian's Moses titled print at double, tissue separated frontis, with Twain portrait. State B bulk at 1 1/2". Fiction, Antiquarian, Travel.