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The Innocents Abroad – Or The New Pilgrims’ Progress

First Edition | First Issue

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    First edition, first issue of The Innocents Abroad by Mark Twain.

    Octavo, [xvii] 19-651pp. [1-page ads]. Publishers calf, black labels on spine, gilt title over labels. Two frontispiece portraits and fourteen illustrated plates. Expertly repaired along spine. Maroon end papers. Contains the following first edition points: missing page numbers in the table of contents (pp. xvii-xviii), no illustration on pg. 129, “Chapter XLI” on pg. 643, text ends on pg. 651. (BAL 3316) Overall a very clean and attractive copy of the scarce San Francisco imprint of The Innocents Abroad.

    Comments: This work by Mark Twain details the humorous voyages of the Quaker City, as it travels to Europe and the Holy Land. The best-selling book of Mark Twain’s during his lifetime and one of the best-selling travel books of all-time.

    Full title: The Innocents Abroad, Or The New Pilgrims’ Progress; Being some account of the steamship Quaker City’s pleasure excursions to Europe and the Holy Land; With Descriptions of Countries, Nations, Incidents and Adventures, As They appear to the Author.

     

    Additional information

    Location Published

    San Francisco

    Publisher

    H.H. Bancroft and Company

    Edition

    First Edition, First Issue

    Date Published

    1869

    Binding

    Full leather

    Condition

    Very good

    Author

    Twain | Mark