INNOCENTS

[ Mark Twain ] Autograph Quotation about Adam as a "blood relation" from "The Innocents Abroad Or the New Pilgrim's Progress" (first published 1869) Signed as both "Sam[ue]l L. Clemens" amd '"Mark Twain"'

Author: 
Samuel L. Clemens ["Mark Twain" ]
Mark Twain
Publication details: 
[Headed notepaper] Farmington Avenue, Hartford. At foot: "Hartford, U.S., June 1, 1874".
£2,800.00
Mark Twain

See image. Strip cut from album page, 11w x 35l cm, parts of signatures, collectible just about if complete but inferior (Londonderry,C.E. Tisdall, etc), and descriptions on reverse, making the paper stiffer, small closed tear on a fold mark. Text , boldly written,is a quotation from "The Innocents Abroad or the New Pilgrim's Progress", p.189, complete in itself, concluding with reference to "The New Pilgrim's Progress", and signed 'Saml L. Clemens | "Mark Twain"' with place and date as described above. The text starts with '"The tomb of Adam!

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