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Sell or Auction Your Tom Sawyer 1st Edition & Huckleberry Finn 1st Edition for up to Nearly $9,000 or More at Nate D. Sanders Auctions

FREE VALUATION. To buy, auction, sell or consign your Tom Sawyer 1st edition & Huckleberry Finn 1st edition that is for sale, please email your description and photos to [email protected] of Nate D. Sanders Auctions (http://www.NateDSanders.com).

Sell Your Tom Sawyer 1st Edition & Huckleberry Finn 1st Edition

We at Nate D. Sanders Auctions sold a first edition set of the Mark Twain classics, Adventures of Tom Sawyer & Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, for $8,750. Please see below for details:

Attractive First Edition Set of Mark Twain’s ”Adventures of Tom Sawyer” & ”Adventures of Huckleberry Finn” — Both Bound in Publisher’s Blue Cloth

Lovely first edition set of Mark Twain’s ”Adventures of Tom Sawyer” and ”Adventures of Huckleberry Finn”, bound in publisher’s rarer and generally more desirable blue cloth with gilt accenting. ”Tom Sawyer” is a first edition, second printing (Hartford: American Publishing, 1876) while ”Huckleberry Finn” is a first edition, first printing (New York: Charles L. Webster, 1885). ”Tom Sawyer” printing points include half-title and frontis on same leaf, and no type damage on ”furniture to” on last line of page 17, found in the 3rd and later printings. One of only 748 copies with all edges gilt. All first printing points for ”Huckleberry Finn” are present including the most important table cloth visible underneath the bust of Twain with ”Heliotype Printing Co.” imprint. Both books measure 7” x 8.75”. Light rubbing and shelf wear to both and some internal foxing. ”Tom Sawyer” is in very good condition with the front hinge starting. ”Huckleberry Finn” is in very good plus condition. Internally, both are clean and free of any writing. A very attractive set with the blue cloth still bold and vibrant. Sold for $8,750.

Tom Sawyer 1st edition & Huckleberry Finn 1st edition
Attractive First Edition Set of Mark Twain’s ”Adventures of Tom Sawyer” & ”Adventures of Huckleberry Finn”. Click to enlarge.

The following are some additional Mark Twain books we sold:

Very Nice Signed Copy of Mark Twain ‘s Tom Sawyer

Excellent signed copy of Mark Twain’s “Tom Sawyer,” dated 10 May 1899. Inscribed on front free endpaper: “Truly Yours Mark Twain / May 10, 1899.” London: Chatto and Windus: 1899. A later edition of the classic that became the wellspring of American literary fiction, with wood-engraved illustrations by True Williams. In this quintessentially American novel, Twain introduces Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn and their mischievous adventures in antebellum Missouri. With one marginal small tear to preface, light toning and occasional staining to pages. Original blue cloth boards with gilt lettering. Spine is rubbed and frayed at head and foot with cracking hinges, some page loosening and rubbed corners. Very good overall. Sold for $7,500.

Tom Sawyer 1st edition & Huckleberry Finn 1st edition
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Mark Twain “Jumping Frog” Rare Book

New York: C. H. Webb, 1867 first edition of Mark Twain’s rare book “The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County and Other Sketches”. Original boards with gilt frog on cover, blind stamped on rear cover. Beveled edges. Front cover has bumped corners, slight front hinge rub. Lower rear of spine cap chipped. Light foxing on some pages. Spine tight. All first issue indications present: single ad leaf on cream paper inserted before title page, the number “1” unbroken on page 21, “life” unbroken type on page 66, “i” in “this” unbroken type on page 198. Two red drops on cover. Good condition. Excllent Mark Twain 1st editon/ 1st printing. Sold for $5,264.

Tom Sawyer 1st edition & Huckleberry Finn 1st edition
Mark Twain “Jumping Frog” Rare Book. Click to enlarge.

Very Scarce Mark Twain ”Eve’s Diary” Signed First Edition — With Playful Inscription, ”Clothes make the man, but they do not improve the woman.”

Exceedingly rare Mark Twain signed first edition, first printing of ”Eve’s Diary.” London and New York: Harper and Brothers: 1906. Inscription on front pastedown reads: ”To Mrs. K.C. Tapley with compliments of The Author / Clothes make the man, but they do not improve the woman. Yours Truly, Mark Twain / Feb/08”. Twain’s inscription is a playful response to critics who condemned the ”pornographic” illustrations throughout the book, which depicted Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden. All fifty-five pen and ink illustrations by Lester Ralph are present as are first printing points, ”Published June, 1906” on copyright page and ”London and New York” on title page. 5.5” x 8” book is in very good condition, in original red-cloth boards. Minor foxing throughout and toning to edges. Three photographs of Twain are also affixed to the book on the front free end paper and title page, the first of which is captioned, ”Died at 6:30 p.m. Thursday April 21/10 at Redding, Conn, US”. Housed in a satin-lined slipcase. Scarce signed copy of Mark Twain’s lesser known masterpiece, showcasing the author’s beloved wit. Sold for $4,915.

Tom Sawyer 1st edition & Huckleberry Finn 1st edition
Very Scarce Mark Twain ”Eve’s Diary” Signed First Edition. Click to enlarge.

FREE VALUATION. To buy, auction, sell or consign your Tom Sawyer 1st edition & Huckleberry Finn 1st edition that is for sale, please email your description and photos to [email protected] of Nate D. Sanders Auctions (http://www.NateDSanders.com).

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