CLEMENS, Samuel Langhorne ("Mark Twain") (1835-1910). The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. New York: Charles L. Webster and Company, 1885.
8vo (215 x 163 mm). Lithographic frontispiece by E. W. Kemble, photographic portrait frontispiece of the bust of Mark Twain by Karl Gerhardt (BAL state 1), illustrations in text. Original publisher's green gilt-decorated pictorial cloth (neatly rebacked and laid over modern green cloth preserving original spine and endpapers). Provenance: Ned Thomas (early signature). FIRST AMERICAN EDITION, EARLY STATE, with the following issue points: the title leaf is either in the second or third state; the frontispiece is in the first state; first state of p. 13 with "Him and Another Man" plate listed as being on p. 88; first state of p. 57 with "was"; third state of pagination on p. 155; with final blank 238. BAL 3415; Johnson, p. 43-50.
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