Boston: James R. Osgood and Company, 1883. 1st Edition. Leather. 624p. A hardcover book bound in 3/4 brown leather with dark brown cloth boards. Very good condition. Edges of leather visibly rubbed. Some light chipping at the top and bottom of the spine, no more than about 1/3" deep in any given spot. The hinges were cracking, but have been repaired. Text unmarked; pages minutely edgeworn in spots, but securely attached. Comes in a modern slipcase. Item #175103
This is a first edition, mixed state in the publisher's scarce 3/4 leather binding with marbled foredges and endpapers! Page 441 shows Twain in flames, and the caption on page 443 reads "The St. Charles Hotel."