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Mark Twain. New York: Charles L. Webster & Co. 1885.
Rare blue cloth first edition bound to match the blue binding of “The Adventures of Tom Sawyer”. First state points include title page with copyright notice on verso (1884) tipped-in, “him and another man” illustration listing on page 13 incorrectly listed as on page 88 instead of page 87, page 57, 11 lines up, “with the was” instead of “with the saw”, portrait frontispiece cloth under bust visible with “Heliotype” imprint, heading for Chapter 6 on page 9 reads “decided” instead of “decides”, page 143, “l” missing in “Col.” that is part of the illustration at top line of text; “b” in “body” line 7 broken, page 59, 7 lines up, “le” instead of “let”, page 59, six lines up, the “d” in “would” is broken type with the top of the stem of the “d” pointing to the left. Recased with new endpapers. With one of a kind Custom Leather Clamshell Case especially designed to match the book.
Genre: Fiction, Literature
Adam Ferguson. A. Millar & T. Caddel, London and A. Kincaid & J. Bell, Edinburgh 1767
First Printing. The most well-known book by the "father of modern sociology". Ferguson drew on classical authors and contemporary travel literature, to analyze modern commercial society, with a critique of its abandonment of civic and commercial virtues. The book has been seen as an innovative attempt to reclaim the tradition of republican citizenship in modern Britain and an influence on the ideas of republicanism held by the American Founding Fatherrs. Rebound in contemporary leather, with raised bands, with mild to moderate foxing.
Garvey, Marcus and Amy Jacques-Garvey (ed.). New York: Universal Publishing House 1923.
First Printing. Wraps. Corners creased. Some minor soiling. "Dedicated to THE TRUE AND LOYAL MEMBERS OF THE UNIVERSAL NEGRO IMPROVEMENT ASSOCIATION In The Cause Of AFRICAN REDEMPTION".