Life on the Mississippi

By: TWAIN, Mark

Price: $31.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Good+ in Poor dust jacket


An illustrated reprint edition of Mark Twain's 1883 work, which has been described as "part travel book, part autobiography and part social commentary". In publisher's "Holiday Edition", with color frontis and 8 black and white illustrations by Walter Stewart. --- In black cloth-covered boards, Stewart's color frontis illustration pasted to cover (and repeated on jacket), with gilt-stamped spine titling. Likely published c.1930s-40s, though 1917 date appears in book. Jacket bears original $2.50 flap price. --- With a small hole to cloth at mid-spine and loss of spine gilding; penciled gift inscription to front fly page & inked notation to rear endpaper, else a clean, sturdy and unmarked copy. Poor only jacket with plenty of tears and chips though cover illustration remains bright and protected in removable mylar wrapper. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; vii, 527 pages

Title: Life on the Mississippi

Author Name: TWAIN, Mark

Categories: >>Biography, Autobiography, Memoir, >>Travel / Exploration / Adventure,

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: [c.1930s-40s]

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good+ in Poor dust jacket

Stock No.: 80352