CLEMENS, Samuel L. (''Mark Twain''). Life on the Mississippi. Boston: James R. Osgood and Company, 1883.
8vo. Wood-engraved frontispiece, plates and numerous wood-engraved illustrations in text. (Small stain on a few preliminaries, otherwise very clean.) Original brown decorated cloth, front cover and spine blocked in black and gold, edges gilt (small stain front flyleaf, some light wear to extremities). Provenance: Henry Lowle (gift inscription from Mrs. Hunneman).
FIRST EDITION, FIRST STATE with the tail-piece on p. 441 depicting an urn, flames and the head of Twain, and the caption on p. 443 reading "The St. Louis Hotel." BAL 3411. A FINE BRIGHT COPY.
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