The Gilded Age


Author: Mark Twain

1st Edition. All BAL 1st state points except the rare repeat lines on pages 351 – 353. Ads in the back that include the1st state BAL point of truex inde. American Publishing Company 1873. Sheepskin.

Sheepskin along back hinge is lightly cracked. Inside of rear hinge has been reglued, so hinge is very sound. Sheepskin along front hinge is fully cracked. Front board has been reglued and further secured with cloth tape on inside hinge.The first signature is pulled, but secure. Previous owner’s stamp front pastedown and name in pencil on free endpaper. Text block is clean. Fold-out map is intact. Overall it is an acceptable 1st state (except for the rare repeated lines) copy in sheepskin. 1st Edition copies of this title are increasingly hard to find, especially those with these early state points.

Book ID 5814