First Edition, First Issue of "The Prince and the Pauper"
TWAIN, Mark. Prince and the Pauper. A tale for young people of all ages. With one hundred and ninety-two illustrations. Boston: James R. Osgood and Company , 1882.
First American edition, first issue, with Franklin Press imprint on verso of title-page, and the three uncorrected texts. Octavo (8 1/4 x 6 1/2 inches; 210 x 165 mm). [1]- 411, [5, blank] pp. BAL binding state B, with true binder's endpapers at front and back, and top rosette on spine 1/16-inch below fillet. With 192 text illustrations.

Original green cloth lettered and pictorially stamped in gold and black on front cover and spine. Hinges expertly repaired. Extremities very slightly rubbed. Overall an excellent copy.

BAL 3402. Johnson, Twain, pp. 39-41.

HBS # 67885 $500