The Innocents Abroad, Or The New Pilgrim’s Progress;
American Publishing Company.
Being some account of the steamship quaker city's pleasure excursion to europe and the holy land; with descriptions of countries, nations, as they appeared to the author. with two hundred and thirty-four illustrations. by mark twain, (samuel l. clemens). (issued by subscription only, and not for sale in the book stores. residents of any state desiring a copy should address the publisher, and an agent will call upon them).
Large 8vo. 9 x 6 inches. 651 pp. Bound in original black cloth, gilt, with black decorative title blocks. Some wear to extremities and hinges just starting to crack. Slight spotting of flyleaves, but otherwise a very good clean copy. Illustrated by 2 engraved frontispieces, 14 engraved plates and by numerous text figures. Subscription edition of Mark Twain's best selling travel book, The Innocents Abroad. It describes his cruise in the Quaker City in 1867 with frequent excursions ashore. The author's characteristic opinionated narrative covers visits to France, Italy, Greece, North Africa, Turkey and Russia. The title was first published in 1867.
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