Boston: James R. Osgood and Company, 1882. First American edition, second issue, with corrected text, and in the publisher's 3/4 leather binding. Leather bound. 411pp. Octavo [22 cm] 3/4 leather with speckled paper over boards, a gilt tooled spine, and single gilt-ruled borders on the covers. Marbled text block edges and endpapers (not white endpapers). With some abrasions to the boards, and the the underlying boards exposed at the edges. There is a contemporary owner's inscription on the front flyleaf. With imprint of Franklin Press. Johnson, p. 39-41. BAL 3402. McBride, p. 83. Very good. Item #56691
With One Hundred and Ninety-Two Illustrations. A first American edition of Mark Twain's The Prince and the Pauper, published shortly after the London and Montreal editions.