ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN (TOM SAWYER'S COMRADE) - LIMITED EDITION, SIGNED
West Hatfield: Pennyroyal Press, 1985. Limited Edition. A sumptuously-produced edition of Twain's most enduring work - the quintessential American novel. With a foreword by Henry Nash Smith, and a note on the text by Robert H. Hirst, General Editor of the Mark Twain Project. Item #6600
One of 350 copies specially bound and signed by the illustrator, this one unnumbered on the colophon, and likely out-of-series. Folio (33.5cm); full evergreen crushed morocco by Gray Parrot, with titling and stylized centennial emblem stamped in gilt within a quadruple-ruled frame on spine and covers; ochre endpapers; publisher's beige cloth slipcase, housing a matching portfolio containing 49 loose wood engravings by Barry Moser (each of them signed) which appear throughout the text. Hint of sunning to spine, else Fine in a Fine slipcase; portfolio and contents Fine.