PUNCH, BROTHERS, PUNCH! AND OTHER SKETCHES. Mark TWAIN, Samuel CLEMENS.

PUNCH, BROTHERS, PUNCH! AND OTHER SKETCHES

Edinburgh: E. & S. Livingstone, [1878]. First British Edition. stiff wraps. Bound in original stiff green wraps rebacked with cloth retaining most of the original spine. INSCRIBED and SIGNED on the front free endpaper "To Rev. R. Eden, With the author's kindest regards. Mark Twain Sept. 5/78." According to BAL 3378, this edition was published in May 1878. In a 1936 sale held by the American Art Association, a copy of Clemens's Scrap Book inscribed to the Reverend Robert Eden in Sept. 1878 was sold. The Union Catalog of Clemens Letters makes no other mention of Eden. Slight offsetting to inscription caused by old newspaper clipping pasted to inner cover. Occasional soiling and wear. Very Good and scarce. Item #002571

Price: $7,500.00