1883 Mark Twain 1ed Life on the Mississippi St. Louis Missouri Steamboat CLASSIC

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Now and then we had a hope that if we lived and were good, God would permit us to be pirates.”

– Mark Twain, Life on the Mississippi

 

“Life on the Mississippi” is a memoir by Mark Twain, of his days as a steamboat pilot on the Mississippi River before the American Civil War. It is also a travel book, recounting his trip along the Mississippi River from St. Louis to New Orleans many years after the war.

 

A rare printing of Mark Twain’s classic “Life on the Mississippi”. Featuring more than 300 illustrations throughout, this is truly a remarkable find for any Twain collector. See below for edition points.

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1883 Mark Twain 1ed Life on the Mississippi St. Louis Missouri Steamboat CLASSIC

 

“Now and then we had a hope that if we lived and were good, God would permit us to be pirates.”

– Mark Twain, Life on the Mississippi

 

“Life on the Mississippi” is a memoir by Mark Twain, of his days as a steamboat pilot on the Mississippi River before the American Civil War. It is also a travel book, recounting his trip along the Mississippi River from St. Louis to New Orleans many years after the war.

 

A rare printing of Mark Twain’s classic “Life on the Mississippi”. Featuring more than 300 illustrations throughout, this is truly a remarkable find for any Twain collector. See below for edition points.

 

Item number: #30619

Price: $750

 

TWAIN, Mark

 

Life on the Mississippi

 

Boston: James R. Osgood and Company. 1883. First edition

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete
    • 624
    • 316 illustrations
  • Edition points:
    • 441: flames tailpiece not included
    • 443: The caption reads ‘The St. Charles Hotel’ (instead of ‘St. Louis’) no priority given to St Charles or St Louis.
  • References: BAL 3411; Howes C-480
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Hardcover; tight and secure
    • Decorative brown cloth
  • Size: ~9in X 6.25in (23cm x 16cm)

 

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30619

Categories

Literature

Voyages & Exploration & Maps

Authors

TWAIN, Mark

Printing Date

19th Century

Language

English

Binding

Hardcover

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete