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The adventures of Huckleberry Finn / by Mark Twain ; with the original illustrations by E.W. Kemble, and a new introduction by Booth Tarkington.

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  • Physical Description: 494 pages, 2 unnumbered pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
  • Publisher: New York [N.Y.] : The Limited Editions Club, 1933.

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General Note:
Title-page printed in red and black.
"For this edition the text of the first printing has been followed"--Colophon.
"The original illustrations, by E.W. Kemble, have been faithfully reproduced. Fifteen hundred copies have been printed for the members of the Limited Editions Club. Designed by Carl Purlington Rollins, at the Printing-Office of the Yale University Press"--Colophon.
Issued in slipcase.
Issued as number 4 of series 4. See: Limited Editions Club bibliography.
Title-page decoration newly made by E.W. Kemble; set in monotype Bell; Worthy Text rag paper; bound by Boston Bookbinding Company in full green cloth with striped pattern, gold-stamped.
LC copy is numbered "copyright copy."
Citation/References Note:
Newman, R.G. Great and good books, 40
Limited Editions Club. Bibliography of the fine books published by the Limited Editions Club, 1929-1985, no. 40
Limited Editions Club. Monthly letter of the Limited Editions Club, no. 44
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Genre: Adventure fiction.
Humorous fiction.
Action and adventure fiction.
Humorous fiction.

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