Mark Twain's Works-Author's Edition De Luxe. Author: Twain, Mark Title: Mark Twain's Works-Author's Edition De Luxe Publication: Chatto & Windus, 1899 Edition: Limited Edition. Author's Edition De Luxe. 21 out of 23 volumes of which vol.XX and XXIII are missing. All volumes are set #37. I is signed by S. Actual publication numbers were 250 sets. Each volume numbered on the spine with paper label. Printed on paper watermarked "MARK TWAIN" in Volumes 1 - 23.
Volumes 1 - 4 copyrighted in 1899. Volumes 5 - 22 copyrighted in 1900. Volume 23 added in 1903 and offered to buyers of original sets. Volumes 24 and 25 added by Harper and Brothers in 1906 and 1907 and offered to buyers of original sets.
Top edges of pages gilt; side and bottom edges deckled or ragged. Tiffany title page in every volume. A very good set with the previous owner's bookplate attached to each front paste-down.Some foxing to all books; front gutter of vol. 1 shows paper cracking but seems to be only in vol. Bookbid Rare Books specializes in rare antiquarian and modern collectible books. We are members of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America, the leading association of rare book dealers in America.
We are located in Beverly Hills, California, and can be visited at all the major rare book fairs in California. This listing was created by Bibliopolis. The item "Mark Twain's Works-Author's Edition De Luxe / Limited Signed Edition #1510028" is in sale since Thursday, January 9, 2020. This item is in the category "Books & Magazines\Antiquarian & Collectible". The seller is "bookbid" and is located in Beverly Hills, California.This item can be shipped worldwide.