Scarce Regional Leather Edition
|Publisher||SOUTHERN LIVING GALLERY / SOUTHERN CLASSICS LIBRARY|
Southern Living Gallery / Southern Classics Library, 1982. Special Edition for members of the Southern Classics Library. Bound in full dark green richly-grained leather with 22-carat gold title & brass-stamped gilt designs to the spine in 4 panels between raised bands, gilt leaf-and-vine decorations to both covers, all edges gilt a bit faded, heavy gauge marbled endpapers, satin ribbon page marker sewn in. Frontispiece image of Twain with facsimile of his signature below. Facsimile original title page and text from the 1885 (c1884) New York First Edition. A facsimile of the 1885 Charles Webster published original edition, as part of “The Southern Classics Library.” Excellent condition throughout. As in the original, “With One Hundred and Seventy Four Illustrations.” A rarely seen regional leather edition of this all time classic. 366 pages.