First American edition, second issue, of The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain.
Octavo, xvi,  – pp, , [4pp ads]. This copy has been professionally repaired. Rebound in blue buckram with title in gilt on spine. Publisher’s original blue woven cloth laid down on front and back covers. Text block resewn, new endpapers, with double flyleaves. Lacking peach endpapers and dedication page. During restoration, half-title/frontispiece bound after title page and list of illustrations (pages [xv]-xvi) bound in backwards. Intermittent soiling to text. Some soiling to original cloth covers. This is a second issue, with half-title printed on verso of frontispiece, mispagination of preliminary pages, advertisements dated December 1st, 1876. (BAL 3369) (McBride 40) A solid, restored example.