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A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court / 1st Edition, Second State / 1889

A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court / 1st Edition, Second State / 1889

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By Mark Twain

Mark Twain's classic novel is an entertaining and thought-provoking satire of the medieval world. It follows the adventures of an engineer who is transported to King Arthur's court. Enjoy Twain's wit, humor, and inherent questioning of societal norms. 

Book: Good | Dust jacket: No Jacket.

The boards are olive-green cloth with a stamped cover design in gold, blue, and black. The book's boards have shelf wear with bumped edges and corners. There is discoloration and fraying on the corners. The spine also has rubbing to the head and tail. Light soiling alongside text block edge. The front endpaper corner has adhered to the front pastedown. The book is cracked between the frontispiece and the title page

This copy of the book has matching dates 1889 on the title and copyright pages, indicating a first edition [BAL 3429]. This copy of the book also has the second issue points:

  • There is no half-title printed on the recto of the frontispiece.
  • Lacks the "S" like ornament between "The" and "King" on page 59. 
  • It also has the type breaks on the last 3 lines of page 72.

Title: A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court.
Publisher: New York: Charles L. Webster & Co.
Publication Date: 1889
Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Good
Edition: 1st Edition, Second State
Pages: pp xiv, xv, 575, [2 ads]

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