Punch, Brothers, Punch! And Other Sketches by Mark Twain.

New York: Slote, Woodman & Co, [1878].

Price: $1,500.00

About the item

First edition, first issue with Twain's name on title in roman, thirteen lines of text on page 101 and the reading “health offi……could” on page 91, 4 lines from the bottom. Decorations, advertisements for “Mark Twain's Scrapbooks”on the verso of the last leaf. Sm. 8vo. Original red coated pictorial paper wrappers with spine reading “Mark Twain's Sketches. Price, 25 Cents.” as in BAL binding 1 for paper binding. Some chipping, creases and short tears of binding, browning of text, else a very good copy of this piece that tends to appear in less than fine condition. Boards box. BAL 3378.

Item #20135