THE ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN (TOM SAWYER'S COMRADE)
New York: Harper and Brothers, 1923. Worth Brehm. Hardcover. Sunning to spine. Shaken. Moderate scuffing to paste-on illustration and board extremities. Corners nudged and edges frayed. Gilt lettering to spine of black, cloth-covered boards. Color paste-on illustration on front. Color illustration of Huck Finn to frontispiece. 12 additional black and white illustrations. Clean, tight. 421 pp. Nice reading copy. GOOD. Item #86074
One of the Great American Novels. The story is told in the first person using vernacular English of the era and region. Huck finds that being "civilized" is confining and escapes from his guardian with the help of his friend, Tom Sawyer. Circumstances reunite him with his shiftless father, "Pap" and Huck finds himself under Pap's custody and leaves town with him only to face more unknown adventures.