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Mark Twain's Author's National Edition, Vol. 12: The Innocents Abroad, Vol. II (Vintage, Hardcover)
"This book is a record of a pleasure trip," Mark Twain wrote in the Preface. Originally published in 1867, this travelogue includes portions of letters he wrote to the Daily Alta California, New York Tribune, and New York Herald. This is the second of two volumes dedicated to The Innocents Abroad in the 1922 Author's National Edition set.
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GOOD: This book is from the early 20th Century and is in excellent condition for a book of this age. The library that previously held this book has placed stamps on the inside front cover. Although the pages are yellowed, they are still attractive and readable. There is a separation between the table of contents and title pages, but overall the text block remains intact. The cover is a dark green and the spine has golden foil lettering.
This is Volume 12 from the 1922 set of Author’s National Edition of The Writing of Mark Twain. Each volume has a single drawing related to the contents, a standardized title page, and the inscription “This is the authorized Uniform Edition of my books. Mark Twain” — Note this is a copy of Mark Twain’s signature, NOT an original.
In this volume, Copyright 1911, is the second of two volumes of The Innocents Abroad, also known as The New Pilgrim’s Progress, a chronicle of Twain’s traveling adventures along the Mediterranean into Europe and ultimately to the Holy Land.
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