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The Hill Bachelors

By: Trevor, William

Price: $25.00  $20.00

Publisher: Viking: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2273070

ISBN: 0670892564

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. 2000 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 244, [6] pp. William Trevor's new collection of stories is his first since the highly acclaimed AFTER RAIN. It contains a dozen new stories, mostly set in Ireland, that show Trevor at the height of his powers. With understatement and precision he writes about the lonely and the sad, about those that barely have control over their lives and those who have something to hide. In 'Three People' a father waits for the proposal for his daughter that will never come; in 'Against the Odds', a con-woman has business that take... View more info

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Felicia's Journey

By: Trevor, William

Price: $15.00  $12.00

Publisher: Viking: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2274100

ISBN: 0670857459

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Tiny tear to bottom jacket corner. 1994 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 212, [6] pp. 8vo. Young and pregnant, Felicia leaves her Irish hometown to search for her boyfriend in the English Midlands, only to fall in with the obese, fiftyish Mr. Hilditch, in a chilling tale of psychological suspense. View more info

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Miss Gomez and the Brethren

By: Trevor, William

Price: $75.00  $60.00

Publisher: The Bodley Head: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2286126

ISBN: 037001460X

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. 1/4 inch closed tear to rear jacket corner. 1971 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 291, [1] pp. First published by The Bodley Head in 1971, in which an inhabitant of the boarded-up wasteland of Crow Street in southwest London, Miss Gomez, is convinced that she has a mission in life: to prevent a sex crime shortly to be committed. View more info

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Barchester Towers

By: Trollope, Anthony

Price: $10.00  $8.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1982

Seller ID: 2197228

Condition: Near Fine


Faux leather reprint. 1982 Hard Cover. 533, [1] pp. 8vo. Crimson faux leather, gilt titles & decorations, all edges gilt. Illustrations by Edward Ardizzone. Anthony Trollope was well aware that the seemingly parochial power struggles that determine the action of Barchester Towers -- struggles whose comic possibilities he exploits to hilarious effect -- actually went to the heart of mid-Victorian English society, and had, in other times and other guises, led to civil war and constitutional upheaval. Thai awareness heightens the comedy and intensifies the drama in this magnificent novel and it t... View more info

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Tolstoy

By: Troyat, Henri

Price: $6.00  $4.80

Publisher: Harmony Books: 1980

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2201647

ISBN: 0517540924

Condition: Good


Wrappers rubbed, quarter-inch tear to top edge of front wrapper, green stain along bottom page ridge. 1980 Trade Paperback. 792 pp. Translated from the French by Nancy Amphoux. Leo Tolstoy embodies the most extraordinary contradictions. He was a wealthy aristocrat who preached the virtues of poverty and the peasant life, a misogynist who wrote Anna Karenina, and a supreme writer who declared, Literature is rubbish. From Tolstoy's famously bad marriage to his enormously successful career, Troyat presents a brilliant portrait that reads like an epic novel written by Tolstoy himself. CONTENTS: TH... View more info

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Chekhov [Anton]

By: Troyat, Henri; Heim, Michael Henry

Price: $10.00  $8.00

Publisher: E.P. Dutton: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2293017

ISBN: 0525244069

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Edges faintly foxed, spine leans forward a bit, jacket price clipped, ink name on front endpaper. 1986 Hard Cover. viii, [2], 364, [2] pp. 8vo. Describes the Russian master's life in a full portrait that describes his nightmarish childhood, his early twenties as a doctor and a writer and his struggle with tuberculosis, and his last years when he fell in love for the first time. View more info

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Summer in Baden-Baden: A Novel

By: Tsypkin, Leonid; Keys, Roger and Angela; Sontag, Susan

Price: $6.00  $4.80

Publisher: A New Directions Book: 2001

Seller ID: 2278537

ISBN: 0811215482

Condition: Near Fine


A very nice copy. 2001 Trade Paperback. xxi, 146 pp. Introduction by Susan Sontag. A complex, highly original novel, Summer in Baden-Baden has a double narrative. It is wintertime, late December: a species of now. A narrator?Tsypkinis on a train going to Leningrad. And it is also mid-April 1867. The newly married Dostoyevskys, Fyodor, and his wife, Anna Grigor'yevna, are on their way to Germany, for a four-year trip. This is not, like J. M. Coetzee's The Master of St. Petersburg, a Dostoyevsky fantasy. Neither is it a docu-novel, although its author was obsessed with getting everything right. ... View more info

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Collected Works of Ivan Turgenev: Two Complete Novels, Fathers and Sons and Smoke, Plus Nine of His Best Short Stories (Masterworks Library)

By: Turgenev, Ivan

Price: $15.00  $12.00

Publisher: Greystone Press: 1962

Seller ID: 2261615

Condition: Very Good


Jacket edges lightly rubbed with a few minor chips and tears, small faint stain on jacket spine; no publisher date (circa mid-1900s), pages lightly toned. 1962 Hard Cover. 502 pp. CONTENTS: Fathers and Sons; Smoke; Desperate Character; Strange Story; Punin and Barburin; Old Portraits; The Brigadier; Pyetuschkov; The Jew; An Unhappy Girl; Three Portraits. Ivan Sergeyevich Turgenev (/t??r'g?nj?f, -'ge?n-/;[1] Russian: ???´? ?????´???? ?????´???, IPA: [?'van s??r'g?e?v??t? t?r'g?en??f]; November 9 [O.S. October 28] 1818 – September 3, 1883) was a Russian novelist, short story writer, poet, p... View more info

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On the Eve

By: Turgenev, Ivan; Budberg, Moura (Translator)

Price: $20.00  $16.00

Publisher: The Cresset Press: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2197643

Condition: Very Good


First English translation. Includes original jacket. Pages toned, boards, jacket reverse and endpapers foxed. 1950 Hard Cover. 118 pp. First appearance in English of Turgenev's third book. Translated from the Russian by Moura Budberg. Turgenev is an author who no longer belongs to Russia only. During the last fifteen years of his life he won for himself the reading public, first in France, then in Germany and America, and finally in England. In his funeral oration the spokesman of the most artistic and critical of European nations, Ernest Renan, hailed him as one of the greatest writers of our... View more info

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The Black Cat: A Monthly Magazine of Original Short Stories. No. 41. February, 1899.

By: Turner, Geik; Peabody, Ernest; Howard, Charles Bryant; Wood, Joanna E.; Pollock, Frank L.

Price: $20.00  $16.00

Publisher: The Shortstory Publishing Company: 1899

Seller ID: 1959833

Condition: Good


Wrappers toned with minor loss from top edge of rear wrapper, top edge lightly stained, pencil scribble on two pages. 1899 Stapled Binding. vi, 44, vii-xxiv pp. A single issue of the 19th century magazine featuring short stories, most well-known for publishing Jack London's A Thousand Deaths (just two issues after this one). Numerous ads precede and follow text - our favorites are for: The Sororis Shoe; Monarch and Defiance Bicycles; Dr. Ayer's Cherry Pectoral Plaster; Schlitz; 'Drunkenness Cured' (this one doesn't even name the product); The Dann Patent Reclining Go Cart; and The Natural Body... View more info

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Beowulf (Norton Critical Edition)

By: Tuso, Joseph F.

Price: $7.00  $5.60

Publisher: Norton: 1975

Seller ID: 2278595

Condition: Good


Wrappers rubbed. 1975 Trade Paperback. This Norton Critical Edition presents the highly acclaimed Donaldson prose translation of Beowulf in its entirety. This accurate translation together with its useful annotation fully conveys the meaning and spirit of the Anglo-Saxon original. 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  $37.60

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  $11.20

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  $24.00

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  $8.00

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: ... View more info

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Essays and Sketches of Mark Twain

By: Twain, Mark

Price: $6.00  $4.80

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

By: Twain, Mark

Price: $10.00  $8.00

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  $6.40

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  $5.60

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  $5.60

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  $120.00

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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The Prince and the Pauper

By: Twain, Mark

Price: $10.00  $8.00

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  $100.00

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 Adventures of Tom Sawyer

By: Twain, Mark

Price: $7.00  $5.60

Publisher: Harper & Brothers: 1920

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2297896

Condition: Very Good


No jacket. Front board lightly soiled, two small stains on bottom page ridge, ink name on front paste-down endpaper. 1920 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 290 pp. 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 fence the next day as punishment. He cleverly persuades hi... View more info

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The Family Mark Twain

By: Twain, Mark

Price: $8.00  $6.40

Publisher: Harper & Brother Publishers: 1935

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2300593

Condition: Very Good


Book club edition. Front hinge just beginning to weaken. 1935 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xxiv, 1462 pp. 8vo. 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; ... 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  $60.00

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. We have more books available by this author!. 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 ... 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  $40.00

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  $20.00

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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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

By: Twain, Mark [Clemens, Samuel L.

Price: $7.00  $5.60

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1922

Seller ID: 2298307

Condition: Very Good


Light stain to jacket, jacket edges rubbed with a few small chips, quarter inch tear along edge of front jacket panel. Board edges lightly rubbed, ink name and address on front free endpaper. 1922 Hard Cover. 290 pp. 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 fence the next day as punishm... View more info

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Tom Sawyer (Whitman Classics, 1603)

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

Price: $7.00  $5.60

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. We have more books available by this author!. 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 ... View more info