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The Arbor House Treasury of Mystery and Suspense

By: Pronzini, Bill; Malzberg, Barry; Greenberg, Martin H.; MacDonald, John D. (Introduction); Poe, Edgar Allan; Dickens, Charles; Twain, Mark; Buck, Pearl S.; Queen, Ellery; Charteris, Leslie; Stribling, T.S.; Ambler, Eric; Carr, John Dickson; Millar, Margar

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Arbor House, New York: 1981

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 1816778

Condition: Very Good


Book club edition. Includes original jacket. Light stain along jacket spine, 1/2 inch jacket tear. Very Good. 1981 Hard Cover. 607 pp. A collection of dozens of short stories by numerous authors, including Edgar Allan Poe, Charles Dickens, Mark Twain, Ellery Queen, Erle Stanley Gardner, Mickey Spillane, John D. MacDonald, Robert Silverberg, etc. View more info

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The Innocents Abroad (The Works of Mark Twain, American Artists Edition, Volume 2)

By: Twain, Mark

Price: $47.00

Publisher: Harper & Brothers: 1911

Seller ID: 2196320

Condition: Very Good


Spine toned, spine edges rubbed. 1911 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. ix, 408 pp. American Artists Edition. A travel book by American author Mark Twain which humorously chronicles what Twain called his Great Pleasure Excursion on board the chartered vessel Quaker City (formerly USS Quaker City), through Europe and the Holy Land, with a group of American travelers in 1867. It was the best-selling of Twain's works during his lifetime, as well as one of the best-selling travel books of all time. Part of a uniformly bound set that orginally included eight volumes. Each... View more info

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The American Claimant (The Works of Mark Twain, American Artists Edition, Volume 4)

By: Twain, Mark

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Harper & Brothers: 1924

Seller ID: 2196322

Condition: Very Good


Cover and pages toned, top edge of spine rubbed. 1924 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. vi, 397 pp. American Artists Edition. A novel by American humorist and writer Mark Twain. Twain wrote the novel with the help of phonographic dictation, the first author (according to Twain himself) to do so.The American Claimant is a comedy of mistaken identities and multiple role switches. Its cast of characters include an American enamored of British hereditary aristocracy and a British earl entranced by American democracy.  Part of a uniformly bound set that originally includ... View more info

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A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court (The Works of Mark Twain, American Artists Edition, Volume 5)

By: Twain, Mark

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Harper & Brothers: 1917

Seller ID: 2196323

Condition: Very Good


Spine and pages toned, top spine edge rubbed. 1917 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. iv, 450 pp. American Artists Edition. A Yankee engineer from Connecticut is accidentally transported back in time to the court of King Arthur, where he fools the inhabitants of that time into thinking he is a magician—and soon uses his knowledge of modern technology to become a magician in earnest, stunning the English of the Early Middle Ages with such feats as demolitions, fireworks and the shoring up of a holy well. He attempts to modernize the past, but in the end he is unab... View more info

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The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg and Other Stories and Essays (Illustrated)

By: Twain, Mark

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Harper & Brothers Publishers: 1901

Seller ID: 2208420

Condition: Good


No jacket, edges lightly rubbed, rear hinge starting. 1901 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 398 pp. The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg is a piece of short fiction by Mark Twain. It first appeared in Harper's Monthly in December 1899, and was subsequently published by Harper & Brothers in the collection The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg and Other Stories and Sketches (1900). Twain actually encouraged it to be read as a replay of the Garden of Eden story in a satiric sense.CONTENTS: The Man that Corrupted Hadleyburg; My Debut as a Literary Person; From the London Times: o... View more info

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Essays and Sketches of Mark Twain

By: Twain, Mark

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Barnes & Noble: 1995

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2268291

ISBN: 1566198798

Condition: Near Fine


Reissue. An exceptional copy. 1995 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. Includes the humorist's thoughts on history, American culture, and current events of his day. View more info

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A Tramp Abroad

By: Twain, Mark

Price: $125.00

Publisher: American Publishing Company: 1888

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2272122

Condition: Very Good


1888 printing of BAL 3386. Minor loss of cloth from joints, hinges just beginning to loosen. We have more books available by this author!. xvi, [2], 631, [1] pp. 8vo. Black cloth, gilt titles, brown sprinkled edges. Engraved plates and illustrations throughout. Mark Twain records his hilarious and diverse observations and insights while on a fifteen-month walking trip through Central Europe and the Alps. View more info

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The American Claimant and Other Stories and Sketches (Harper & Brothers Edition)

By: Twain, Mark

Price: $10.00

Publisher: P.F. Collier & Son: 1899

Seller ID: 2276270

Condition: Good


Boards lightly soiled, pages ridges and endpapers foxed. 1899 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 397, [5] pp. 8vo. Navy blue cloth, gilt titles. A novel by American humorist and writer Mark Twain. Twain wrote the novel with the help of phonographic dictation, the first author (according to Twain himself) to do so. The American Claimant is a comedy of mistaken identities and multiple role switches. Its cast of characters include an American enamored of British hereditary aristocracy and a British earl entranced by American democracy. View more info

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The Family Mark Twain

By: Twain, Mark

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Harper & Brother Publishers: 1935

Seller ID: 2278641

Condition: Very Good


No jacket. Very good. 1935 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xxiv, 1462 pp. The following complete books of Mark Twain are included in this volume: Life on the Mississippi, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, and A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court. The following, each one complete in itself, are taken from the separate volumes of the complete set: Pudd'n-head Wilson; Tom Sawyer Abroad; The Jumping Frog; The Petrified Man; My Bloody Massacre; The Stolen White Elephant; Punch, Brothers, Punch; Speech on the Weather; Eve's Diary; The ... View more info

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Life on the Mississippi (Authorized Edition)

By: Twain, Mark

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Collier Books: 1917

Seller ID: 2280876

Condition: Near Fine


An exceptional copy. 1917 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. Life on the Mississippi (1883) is a memoir by Mark Twain of his days as a steamboat pilot on the Mississippi River before the American Civil War, and also a travel book, recounting his trip along the Mississippi River from St. Louis to New Orleans many years after the War. The book begins with a brief history of the river as reported by Europeans and Americans, beginning with the Spanish explorer Hernando de Soto in 1542. It continues with anecdotes of Twain's training as a steamboat pilot, as the 'cub' (appren... View more info

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The Prince and the Pauper (Authorized Edition)

By: Twain, Mark

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Collier Books: 1921

Seller ID: 2280879

Condition: Near Fine


An exceptional copy. 1921 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. The classic Twain tale of royalty trading places with the poor. View more info

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A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court

By: Twain, Mark

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Charles L. Webster & Company: 1890

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2283605

Condition: Very Good


1890 printing of BAL 3249: No fly-title, plate on p. 59 updated, the word 'Connecticut' omitted from title on front board and spine, broken text on last three lines of p. 72. Small spot on front corner, hinges just starting. We have more books available by this author!. xv, [1], 575, [3] pp. 4to. Illustrations by Dan Beard. A Yankee engineer from Connecticut is accidentally transported back in time to the court of King Arthur, where he fools the inhabitants of that time into thinking he is a magician—and soon uses his knowledge of modern technology to become a magician in earnest, stunni... View more info

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A Tramp Abroad

By: Twain, Mark

Price: $75.00

Publisher: American Publishing Company: 1879

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2285025

Condition: Good


1880 printing of BAL 3386. Binding repaired, edges rubbed with minimal loss from corners, ink gift note on front endpaper. 1879 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xvi, [2], 631, [1] pp. 8vo. Black cloth, gilt titles, brown sprinkled edges. Engraved plates and illustrations throughout. Mark Twain records his hilarious and diverse observations and insights while on a fifteen-month walking trip through Central Europe and the Alps. View more info

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The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Tom Sawyer's Comrade) (The 100 Greatest Books of All Time)

By: Twain, Mark

Price: $35.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1975

Seller ID: 2286244

Condition: Near Fine


1975 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. 404, [8] pp. 8vo. Brown full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Illustrations by Ben F. Stahl and Alexander Hay Ritchie. A handsomely bound edition of Twain's controversial novel satirizing white racism through the adventures of a young boy along the Mississippi River. One of the first American novels written in vernacular, it has been adapted to film several times. View more info

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The Prince and the Pauper

By: Twain, Mark

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The John C. Winston Company: 1937

Seller ID: 2288721

Condition: Very Good


No jacket. A nice copy. 1937 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xv, 274 pp. Illustrated by Robert Lawson. The Prince and the Pauper is a novel by American author Mark Twain. It was first published in 1881 in Canada, before its 1882 publication in the United States.[1] The novel represents Twain's first attempt at historical fiction. Set in 1547, it 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 off Pudding Lane in London, and Prince Edward, son of King Henry VIII. View more info

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Pudd'nhead Wilson

By: Twain, Mark

Price: $125.00

Publisher: American Publishing Company: 1897

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2289653

Condition: Very Good


Early printing of BAL 3442. Tear along binding edge of front free endpaper, bookplate of George A. Oliver on front endpaper, rear hinge just beginning to weaken. 1897 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 432 pp. 8vo. First serialized in The Century Magazine between 1893 and 1894, Mark Twain's Pudd'nhead Wilson is a murder mystery set before the American Civil War in Missouri, more specifically, on the Mississippi River. During infancy, a light-skinned black baby and a white-skinned baby were switched at birth by a slave mother. Because the black baby grows up thinking he i... View more info

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The Works of Mark Twain, in Ten Volumes: The Prince and the Pauper; Life on the Mississippi; Pudd'nhead Wilson; A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court; The Adventures of Tom Sawyer; Tom Sawyer Abroad, Tom Sawyer, Detective, and Other Stories; The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Tom Sawyer's Comrade); The American Claimant and Other Stories and Sketches; The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg and Other Stories and Essays; The $30,000 Bequest and Other Stories (Harper & Brothers Edition)

By: Twain, Mark (Clemens, Samuel L. [Langhorne])

Price: $75.00

Publisher: P.F. Collier & Son Company: 1917

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2286741

Condition: Good


Boards lightly soiled, hinges of a few volumes weakening. 1917 Hard Cover. 8vo. Navy blue cloth, gilt titles. A set of works by the American novelist best known for The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. Includes: The Prince and the Pauper; Life on the Mississippi; Pudd'nhead Wilson; A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court; The Adventures of Tom Sawyer; Tom Sawyer Abroad, Tom Sawyer, Detective, and Other Stories; The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Tom Sawyer's Comrade); The American Claimant and Other Stories and Sketches; The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg and Other Stories and Essays; The $... View more info

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The Innocents Abroad, or The New Pilgrims' Progress; Being Some Account of the Steamship Quaker City's Pleasure Excursion to Europe and the Holy Land; with Descriptions of Countries, Nations, Incidents and Adventures, as They Appeared to the Author.

By: Twain, Mark (Clemens, Samuel L. [Langhorne])

Price: $50.00

Publisher: American Publishing Company: 1869

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2288769

Condition: Fair


Binder's copy. 1879 printing. Spine mostly perished but most of labels still present, board edges rubbed, light stain on front corner. 1869 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. xviii, [19]-651, [3] pp. 8vo. Full sheep, black morocco spine labels, gilt titles and rules, pink endpapers. The story of a pleasure ship's visit to Europe and the Holy Land, with 234 engraved illustrations. By the author of The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, The Prince and the Pauper, Roughing It, Life on the Mississippi, etc. View more info

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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

By: Twain, Mark (Clemens, Samuel L. [Langhorne])

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The John C. Winston Company: 1931

Seller ID: 2291424

Condition: Very Good


No jacket. One inch tear to cloth along rear joint and top edge, page ridges faintly foxed, ink name on front free endpaper. 1931 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. viii, 264 pp. Color plates by Peter Hurd. Color endpapers. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain is an 1876 novel about a young boy growing up along the Mississippi River. The story is set in the fictional town of St. Petersburg, inspired by Hannibal, Missouri, where Twain lived.Tom Sawyer lives with his Aunt Polly and his half-brother Sid. Tom dirties his clothes in a fight and is made to whitewash the ... View more info

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Tom Sawyer (Whitman Classics, 1603)

By: Twain, Mark [Clemens, Samuel L.]

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Whitman Publishing Company: 1955

Seller ID: 2280213

Condition: Very Good


Bookplate on front paste-down endpaper, pages lightly toned, paper taped to rear endpaper. 1955 Hard Cover. 283 pp. Illustrated by Paul Frame. Whether forming a pirate gang to search for buried treasure or spending a quiet time at home, sharing his medicine with Aunt Polly's cat, the irrepressible Tom Sawyer evokes the world of boyhood in nineteenth century rural America. In this classic story, Mark Twain re-created a long-ago world of freshly whitewashed fences and Sunday school picnics into which sordid characters and violent incidents sometimes intruded. The tale powerfully appeals to both ... View more info

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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (Authorized Edition)

By: Twain, Mark [Clemens, Samuel L.]

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Collier: 1920

Seller ID: 2280875

Condition: Near Fine


An exceptional copy. 1920 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain is an 1876 novel about a young boy growing up along the Mississippi River. It is set in the 1840s in the fictional town of St. Petersburg, inspired by Hannibal, Missouri, where Twain lived as a boy. In the novel Tom has several adventures, often with his friend, Huck. One such adventure, Tom's whitewashing of a fence, has been adapted into paintings and referenced in other pieces of popular culture. View more info

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Historical Romances: The Prince and the Pauper; A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court; Personal Recollections of Joan of Arc (The Library of America 71)

By: Twain, Mark [Clemens, Samuel Langhorne]

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Library of America: 1994

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2203988

Condition: Near Fine


Reprint. Includes publisher's slipcase. 1994 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 1029 pp. 8vo. Original cloth, gilt titles and rules, ribbon marker bound in. Three historical novels by the American author best known for The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. Includes: The Prince and the Pauper; A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court; Personal Recollections of Joan of Arc. Chronology, notes, and two maps following text. This edition is part of the Library of America series, published by a non-profit organization whose goal is to keep classic works of American literatu... View more info

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The $30,000 Bequest and Other Stories (Harper & Brothers Edition)

By: Twain, Mark [Clemens, Samuel Langhorne]

Price: $7.00

Publisher: P.F. Collier & Son Company: 1917

Seller ID: 2276267

Condition: Good


Boards lightly soiled, page ridges and endpapers foxed. 1917 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 383, [5] pp. 8vo. Navy blue cloth, gilt titles. The last miscellany published by Twain, these thirty-eight tales and sketches offer a rare long view of his work, covering the forty years from his earliest success to the final years of his life. View more info

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Mark Twain's Sketches, New and Old. Now First Published in Complete Form.

By: Twain, Mark [Clemens, Samuel Langhorne]

Price: $150.00

Publisher: The American Publishing Company: 1875

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2288753

Condition: Good


First edition, second state (BAL 3364). Edges rubbed, boards and a few pages a bit soiled, ink name stamp on front endpaper. 1875 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 320 pp. Blue cloth, gilt and black titles and decorations. A collection of short stories, with one nonfiction piece (The Case of George Fisher), by the author of The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, known for his satirical works and his honest look at American society. View more info

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Mark Twain's Sketches, New and Old. Now First Published in Complete Form.

By: Twain, Mark [Clemens, Samuel Langhorne]

Price: $120.00

Publisher: The American Publishing Company: 1875

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2288754

Condition: Fair


First edition, second state (BAL 3364). Edges rubbed, boards a bit soiled, front hinge starting, ink name and address (Maynard Miller, Seneca Falls, N.Y., February 17, 1876) on front flyleaf, light stain to bottom margin. 1875 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 320 pp. Blue cloth, gilt and black titles and decorations. A collection of short stories, with one nonfiction piece (The Case of George Fisher), by the author of The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, known for his satirical works and his honest look at American society. View more info

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A Tramp Abroad

By: Twain, Mark [Clemens, Samuel Langhorne]

Price: $75.00

Publisher: American Publishing Company: 1879

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2288755

Condition: Very Good


1887 printing of BAL 3386. Front hinge starting, pencil notes on front endpapers, frontispiece lightly foxed. 1879 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xvi, [2], 631, [1] pp. 8vo. Black cloth, gilt titles, brown sprinkled edges. Engraved plates and illustrations throughout. Mark Twain records his hilarious and diverse observations and insights while on a fifteen-month walking trip through Central Europe and the Alps. View more info

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Roughing It

By: Twain, Mark [Clemens, Samuel Langhorne]

Price: $1,250.00

Publisher: American Publishing Company: 1872

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2288764

Condition: Very Good


First edition, first state (BAL 3337) with ad on p. 592. Edges rubbed (fore edge exposed), single gathering sprung, a few pages faintly foxed. 1872 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xviii, 591, [7] pp. 8vo. Two engraved frontispieces, six plates in text. Numerous engravings throughout. Roughing It is a book of semi-autobiographical travel literature written by American humorist Mark Twain. It was written during 1870–71 and published in 1872 as a prequel to his first book Innocents Abroad. This book tells of Twain's adventures prior to his pleasure cruise related in In... View more info

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Roughing It

By: Twain, Mark [Clemens, Samuel Langhorne]

Price: $1,250.00

Publisher: American Publishing Company: 1872

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2288765

Condition: Very Good


First edition, first state (BAL 3337), one of two variants, this example including the ad on p. 592. Corners exposed, 1 inch tear on spine head, dime-sized spot on front board,. 1872 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xviii, 591, [7] pp. 8vo. Two engraved frontispieces, six plates in text. Numerous engravings throughout. Roughing It is a book of semi-autobiographical travel literature written by American humorist Mark Twain. It was written during 1870–71 and published in 1872 as a prequel to his first book Innocents Abroad. This book tells of Twain's adventures prior t... View more info

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Roughing It

By: Twain, Mark [Clemens, Samuel Langhorne]

Price: $125.00

Publisher: American Publishing Company: 1872

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2288766

Condition: Good


First edition, second state (BAL 3337). Backstrip repaired by previous owner, corners exposed, hinges and title page loosening, rear board lightly stained, front and end matter toned. 1872 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xviii, 591, [7] pp. 8vo. Two engraved frontispieces, six plates in text. Numerous engravings throughout. Roughing It is a book of semi-autobiographical travel literature written by American humorist Mark Twain. It was written during 1870–71 and published in 1872 as a prequel to his first book Innocents Abroad. This book tells of Twain's adventures p... View more info

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Roughing It

By: Twain, Mark [Clemens, Samuel Langhorne]

Price: $125.00

Publisher: American Publishing Company: 1872

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2288767

Condition: Good


First edition, second state (BAL 3337). Edges heavily rubbed with loss from corners, internal split in spine cloth, binding shaken, ink name and owner stamp on prelims (this copy was owned by Seth Jay F. Bush, an impersonator and dramatic and humorous reader from East Kendall, NY). 1872 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xviii, 591, [7] pp. 8vo. Two engraved frontispieces, six plates in text. Numerous engravings throughout. Roughing It is a book of semi-autobiographical travel literature written by American humorist Mark Twain. It was written during 1870–71 and publish... View more info