The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

$75.00

Twain, Mark; Paul Galdone (Illust.)

SKU: 2080 Category: Tags: ,

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Twain, Mark; Paul Galdone (Illust.). The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. New York: Modern Library Giant Edition, 1940. First Modern Library Edition in First Issue Dustjacket. pp. x, 591. Thick 8vo. Lovely red cloth over boards with gilt lettering to the spine, and front board; illustrated endpapers. Replete with many black-and-white illustrations, drawings, etc. Remarkably well-preserved showing only light bumping to spine ends. Internally, the contents remain bright, clean, and unmarked with tight, sound binding; very good+ and housed in very good+ dustjacket showing a few rare occasional chips along the edges of the panels (dustjacket now housed in protective mylar cover). Base of dutjacket lists “G49” to denote the sequence of this title in the catalogue of Modern Library Giant Editions; verso of the dustjacket list 379 titles. A very lovely edition of an American classic. Hardcover. (#2080) $75.00