Category Archives: Samuel L. Clemens

Samuel L. Clemens Desirable ‘double’ ink signature

Desirable ‘double’ ink signature, “With great pleasure—Yrs truly, S. L. Clemens, Mark Twain, Jan. 28/80,” on an off-white sheet. Double-matted and framed with a photo of Clemens in his study and a small plaque to an overall size of 23 x 18.5. In fine condition. Pre-certified PSA/DNA and RR Auction COA.




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RR Auction Samuel L. Clemens “Mark Twain” Signed Book A Horse’s Tale First Edition

RR Auction Mark TwainSigned book: A Horse’s Tale. First edition. NY: Harper and Brothers, 1907. Hardcover, 5.5 x 8.25, 153 pages. Signed in black ink on the front pastedown, “Mark Twain.” Autographic condition: fine. Book condition: G+/None. Red cloth-covered boards; mild wear to edges, with small tears in cloth at corners; spine sunned (title ink has disappeared); approximately 1.5″ light waterstain to front at spinetail, affecting exterior only; light rubbing to front, with portion of title gone; light soiling, front hinge cracked; approximately 1″ tear to upper edge of title-page. Clemens wrote this story as a protest against bull fighting at the request of Minnie Maddern Fiske. Pre-certified PSA/DNA and RR Auction COA.


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