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AUCTION 18

Texas, California, the Southwest U.S., Mexico & the Borderlands:
Interesting books, broadsides, maps & ephemera

Lot 86

86. WALL, Bernhardt. In Mark Twain's Missouri. Lime Rock, 1931. 18 etchings (plus cover etching), 13 signed by Wall. Various colored inks, heavy wove paper. Original hand-bound grey cloth over plain grey boards, etching on upper cover (25.2 x 23 cm), plain grey dust wrapper with Wall’s ms. title in ink on spine. Boards and jacket slightly browned, otherwise very fine. Wall’s pencil ms. warm presentation to Howard and Dorothy.

     Limited edition (#3 of 100 signed copies). Weber, p. 37: "This book resulted from a tour in 1926 'amidst the scenes of Mark Twain's early childhood.' The frontispiece is based on a sketch of Mark Twain by Wall at New York City in 1904." ($500-1,000)

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