140 p. Printed S.W. Green. Bound in green cloth. Ad at the rear for Twain's scrap book and an illustration of the scrao book on the inside back cover. Great blue end papers. A very nice copy with minor rubiing to the binding. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Punch, Brothers, Punch! And Other Sketches.
Publisher: Slote, Woodman & Co.
Publication Date: 1878
Book Description Slote, Woodman & Co., New York, 1878. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. First Edition, Second Issue. Publisher's blue cloth, lettering and illustration stamped in black on front board, gilt-stamped lettering on spine, blind-stamped ornament on rear board; 12mo; pp. 140,  (facsimile ALS from Twain to his publisher, ads). Second issue, with corrections to text and facsimile of Twain's signature on title-page. Spine, front hinge, and rear board scuffed; spine tips and corners lightly bumped and frayed; some faint browning here and there throughout text block, but overall clean and unmarked. Bookseller Inventory # JC10706
Book Description (1878), NY, 1878. First edition, second state with the author's name on the title page written as a facsimile signature. Bookplate on e.p. A good copy in terra cotta cloth, blue e.p. Flyleaf loose, some rubbed. BAL 3378. Bookseller Inventory # 5755
Book Description Slote, Woodman & Co.,, New York:, 1878. First edition, second issue. Blue cloth decoratively stamped in black. Minor wrinkling to front free endpaper and next two pages, spine tips fraying, still very goo with hinges firm, in custom mylar cover. Blanck, 3378. Bookseller Inventory # Embry 126889
Book Description Slote Woodman & Co, New York, 1878. Paperback. Book Condition: Fair. First edition, first issue. 140 pp. 16mo. Paperback. 1st edition, 1st issue: "Mark Twain" in Roman font on front cover; pg 91, 4th line from bottom reads "health offi . could hardly sweeten". Edgeworn w/ sm. chips/tears. Creasing to corners. Spine and joints sunned. Creasing, tears to spine, 1 1/2" strip of paper missing from spine. Covers partially detached. Pgs lightly browned. Some pg corners dogeared. Bookseller Inventory # 144698
Book Description Slote, Woodman & Co., New York, 1878. Cloth. Book Condition: Very Good+. Thin 16mo. An attractive, unrestored mixed state copy, second state (Edition as per BAL) with author's name in facsimile autograph, laid paper. In black stamped green cloth, gilt stamped spine with first state, undecorated cream end-papers; second state scrap book illustration measuring 3"x5" on rear paste down. BAL 3378. Almost Near Fine condition, spine ends slightly rubbed; Punch, brothers, punch with care! Punch in the presence of the passenjare!.Contains the first use of the telephone in a work of fiction in "The Loves of Alonzo Fitz Clarence, etc." ; [ii], 140,  pages. Bookseller Inventory # 29146
Book Description Slote, Woodman & Co., 1878. 1st Edition. First state with all points: 1) Twain's name on title page in Roman type (later issues had facsimile signature); 2) Fourth line from bottom on page 91 reads "health offi.could" where later issues have "health officer's funeral could"; and 3) Page 101 has a total of 13 lines of text. Very good plus in green boards with a touch of rubbing to spine ends and corners. A trace of foxing to endpapers, otherwise clean and bright. An excellent copy. Bookseller Inventory # 7039
Book Description Slote, Woodman & Co.,, New York:, 1878. TWAIN, Mark. PUNCH, BROTHERS, PUNCH! and Other Sketches. Eighteenmo, red coated pictorial wrappers, 140 pages [followed by four pages of ads. A bibliographically important issue, as the rear cover prints the text of a long letter by Mark Twain about his patent scrap book which does not appear in the first issue binding. Spine has light wear, with quarter-inch chip and one-inch tear on lower spine, light wear and creasing to wrappers, else a near fine copy; fragile binding, difficult to find in nice condition. First edition, second issue, second wrappered binding [see BAL 3378]. Bookseller Inventory # 30244
Book Description Slote, Woodman & Co., New York, 1878. 140  pp. 12mo, publisher's red wrappers printed in gold and black; preserved in a custom slipcase and chemise. First edition. BAL 3378; state I; first state of binding. Front wrapper neatly reatttached; tiny chips to corner of wrapper and bottom of spine; old gift inscription. Bookseller Inventory # 23324
Book Description Slote Woodman, New York, 1878. 140  pp. 12mo, publisher's blue cloth. First edition, first state. BAL 3378. Slight rubbing to extremities of spine and corners, else a nice, tight copy with fresh endpapers and the gold on the spine bright. Bookseller Inventory # 10790
Book Description Slote, Woodman Co. (1878), New York, 1878. First Edition, First Binding. Sixteenmo. Original green cloth with blindstamp and black lettering and decoration to front cover, blindstamp to rear cover, gilt lettering and black decoration to spine. Light yellow endpapers. Short story collection by famous American humorist writer and author of "Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" (1884). Very good, light wear to spine ends, very light foxing to pages. Bookseller Inventory # 30884