CLEMENS, Samuel Langhorne ("Mark Twain") (1835-1910). Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Tom Sawyer's Comrade). 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 2), illustrations in text. (A few leaves with light spotting, corner of one leaf torn.) Original green gilt-decorated pictorial cloth (rebacked preserving original spine, endpapers renewed, some light wear). Provenance: J. K. Vashell (signature, Boston, dated 2/27/85)
FIRST AMERICAN EDITION, early state, with early issue points: the title leaf is a cancel with 1884 copyright date; first state of p. 57 with "was" for "saw"; first state of p. 13 with "Him and Another Man" plate listed as being on p. 88; third state of pagination on p. 155. BAL 3414.