1889. Item #57853
Twain, Mark. A CONNECTICUT YANKEE IN KING ARTHUR'S COURT. New York: Charles L. Webster & Company, 1889. 575p., original publisher's binding, 1/2 pebble grain morocco, marbled edges and end papers, light wear to edges, slight browning of paper, 1/2" faded spot on front cover, g-vg. 1st edition. BAL 3429- This copy has blank fly-title on p.(i); earliest state of p.(59). The illustrations are by Dan Beard. A satiric novel set in the time of King Arthur. Ticket of publishers and booksellers protective assn #3657 on lower right of rear free endpaper.