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The £1,000,000 Bank-Note and Other New Stories

First English Edition

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Description

First English edition of The £1,000,000 Bank-Note and Other New Stories by Mark Twain, bound by Bayntun-Riviere.

Octavo, [8], 311pp, [1], 32pp advertisements. Full red morocco, title in gilt over blue leather label, raised bands with decorative gilt compartments on spine. All gilt leaf ends, marbled endpapers, decorative gilt turn-ins and board edges. Publisher’s original red cloth covers bound in at rear. Includes half-title, advertisements dated March, 1893. Previous owner’s bookplate affixed to front free endpaper. This copy was bound by Bayntun-Riviere of Bath, England. (BAL 3436) (McBride 158) A fine example.

The first American edition of The  £1,000,000 Bank-Note was published by Charles L. Webster of New York and advertised as early as April 15th, 1893. Two weeks later, this first English edition was published on April 28th.

Additional information

Location Published

London

Publisher

Chatto & Windus

Edition

First English Edition

Date Published

1893

Binding

Leather bound

Condition

Near Fine

Author

Twain | Mark