Book #24797

Adventures Of Huckleberry Finn

Mark Twain, Samuel Langhorne Clemens
Book #24797 Adventures Of Huckleberry Finn. Mark Twain, Samuel Langhorne Clemens.
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Binding: Leather
Book Condition: Fine
Publisher: West Hatfield, MA: Pennyroyal Press, 1985.
Illustrator: Illustrated by Barry Moser

Hand-crafted and published by the Pennyroyal Press in an edition of 350 sets, this being #215, with the folio of 49 individual prints, originally unsigned, at the 100 year anniversary of the publication of the first edition. While uncalled for with this publication, in this set, Mr. Moser has signed each print in the folio. This is one of only 4 known examples of this set complete with the folio of 49 prints each individually signed by Barry Moser.

Mark Twain's famous tale in a stunning presentation with forty-nine wood engravings by Barry Moser. Publisher's full green morocco gilt by E. Gray Parrot. Triple gilt-rule borders on covers, with the dates 1885-1985 stamped in gilt within roundel in the center of the upper cover. The spine is lettered in gilt, with paste paper linen end-sheets by David Bourbeau. Printed on Mohawk Letterpress, accompanied with a signed suite of the 49 prints, (same images as the engravings in the book) all encased in a linen chemise. Book and print folio in slip-case; Wood engravings; Large 4to; xxxii, 419, [7] pages; Please read below the original description to me from the previous owner (Cedar Rapids Library) - I own 2 sets of only 4 compete sets with the artists signature on all 49 prints. Pics to follow if you wish? This is one of only 4 known examples of this set complete with the folio of 49 prints each individually hand signed by Barry Moser. This edition was hand-crafted and published by the Pennyroyal Press in an edition of 350 sets with the folio of 49 individual prints unsigned by Barry Moser. However, Mr. Moser has signed each print in the folio (for the benefit of the library) making these sets exceptional. One set was purchased (from us) by The University Of Tennessee, Chattanooga, for the University Library - Mr. Moser's Alma mater. One set was purchased (from us) by a bookseller-friend. We have two sets remaining. Joachim- I own the two remaining sets. : -) "Huckleberry Finn". Mark Twain. Pennyroyal Press. West Hatfield, MA. 1985. Large quarto. Xxii, 419 pp. With Forty-nine wood engravings by Barry Moser. Publisher's full green morocco gilt by E. Gray Parrot. Triple gilt-rule borders on covers, with the dates 1885-1985 stamped in gilt within roundel in the center of the upper cover. The spine is lettered in gilt, with paste paper linen end-sheets by David Bourbeau. Printed on Mohawk Letterpress, accompanied with a signed suite of the 49 prints, (same images as the engravings in the book) all encased in a linen chemise. Book and print folio slip-cased. Complete with the original numbered shipping box. [about] 10.5" X 13.5" X 3". Dale Steffey Books in Bloomfield, IN owns the third copy ; Signed by Illustrator.

Price: $4,500.00

Author Bio

Mark Twain

Samuel Langhorne Clemens (November 30, 1835 – April 21, 1910), pen name Mark Twain, was American humorist, satirist, lecturer and writer. Twain is most noted for his novels Adventures of Huckleberry Finn and The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and was called "the father of American literature" by American author William Faulkner.