New York: Charles Winthrope and Sons, 2010. Facsimile edition. Hardcover. 15 volume set includes Tom Sawyer Abroad, The Celebrated Jumping Frog, The Prince and the Pauper, Huckleberry Finn, A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court, The Innocents Abroad: Or the New Pilgrim's Progress, The American Claimant, Personal Recollections of Joan of Arc, Adventures of Tom Sawyer, The Gilded Age: A Tale of Today, Pudd'nhead Wilson: Those Extraordinary Twins, A Tramp Abroad, The Mysterious Stranger, and Life on the Mississippi. Small and large octavos bound in multicolored cloth. All volumes stamped with metallic and ink lettering and decoration and include original illustrations and an illustrated frontispiece. Gilded, deckled and speckled text block edges. Spines occasionally rolled, boards sporadically bowed. Edges and spines very infrequently bumped. Sporadic stains to the front boards
Set also includes two bronze bookends measuring about 18cm tall by 14cm wide and 12cm deep; and a bust of Mark Twain measuring about 16.5cm tall 11cm wide and 10cm deep. Very good. Item #59720
Facsimile reproductions of several classic novels by Mark Twain, densely illustrated with E.W. Kemble's drawings recreated in precise detail by Charles Winthrope & Sons of New York. Extravagant when published, these reproductions mimic the originals at the minutest detail and many come with bonus ephemera: fascinating period newspaper ads, reviews, and articles concerning Twain.