Lot 469: Author: Twain, Mark. Title: The American Claimant. Place Published: New York. Publisher: Charles L. Webster. Date Published: 1892. Description: (xv), (16) blank, (17)-277, (1) blank + (8) ad pp. Illustrated from drawings by Dan Beard. (8vo) decorative grayish-green cloth, lettered in gilt. First Edition. Twain originally intended to dictate the entire work and fill over a hundred Edison cylinders, but later decided to give up the idea. BAL 3434. Corners and spine ends worn, red stain on rear cover, small bump to lower edge of front cover, hinges cracking; overall good.
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