The Prince and the Pauper: A Tale for Young People of All Ages

By: Twain, Mark [Samuel Langhorne Clemens]

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1890 printing of BAL 3402. Front hinge reinforced with cloth tape, boards lightly rubbed. 411, [5] pp. 8vo. Green cloth, gilt titles, gold and black decorations. Tom Canty has always wanted to be rich, until he meets the Prince of Wales - and they switch places! Tom quickly finds out that being rich and powerful isn't nearly as fun as he'd hoped. Now he wants his old life back, but the real prince has disappeared! ILLUSTRATIONS: The Little Prince of Poverty Passed In; The Two Went and STood Side by Side Before a Great Mirror; Name Thy Name -- Who Art Thou?; The Richly Clad First Lord of the Bedchamber Was Kneeling by His Couch; I Am Edward, King of England; Loose Thy Hold from the Boy, Good Wife; Oh! My Child, My Darling; I Forbid You to Set the Crown of England upon That Forfeited Head. I Am the King. The Prince and the Pauper is a novel by Mark Twain. It was first published in 1881 in Canada before its 1882 publication in the United States. The book represents Twain's first attempt at historical fiction. Set in 1547, the novel tells the story of two young boys who are identical in appearance: Tom Canty, a pauper who lives with his abusive father in Offal Court, London, and Prince Edward, son of Henry VIII of England. -- Wikipedia

Title: The Prince and the Pauper: A Tale for Young People of All Ages

Author: Twain, Mark [Samuel Langhorne Clemens]

Illustrator: Merritt, T.T.; et al

Categories: Historical, American, Early Imprints, Trade & Signed Bindings,

Edition: Reprint

Publisher: New York, Charles L. Webster and Company: 1890

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Seller ID: 2288756

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