Antique (1883) first Canadian edition hard cover book Mark Twain Life on the Mississippi published by Dawson Brothers, Montreal, Canada.
This hardcover book is complete at 547 pages | NO dust jacket (series was published without dust jackets).
Story overview: Life on the Mississippi is a classic memoir of Mark Twain's days as a steamboat pilot on the Mississippi River before the American Civil War. Also a travel book, it recounts Twain's journey along the Mississippi, from St. Louis to New Orleans, many years after the War.
Condition: In FAIR! antique condition. Wear, rub, scuffs and blemishes are apparent to the covers and there are some breaks at the spine. NO! pages separated from the bind. A few light tears to the internal pages. Internal pages show MODERATE! foxing. All text is clear and legible and all illustrations are bright and vivid. Gold-embossed spines do show rub, wear and discoloration. A person's name has been written into the front overleaf and to the frontispiece. The book shows water spots to the pages from dampness throughout (please review each of the posted photos for a complete visual of the item).
Approximate measurements: 7-1/2" x 5-1/4" | hardcover | complete at 547 pages | NO dust jacket
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