New York London: W. W. Norton & Company, 2001. Henry Holiday. First Edition, First Printing. Pictorial cloth. Small 4to (10 7/8" x 8 3/4" x 1 3/4"), black cloth with silver lettering on spine and embossed silver image of Huck escaping through a window on front cover, archival mylar-protected pictorial dust jacket (unclipped) with full-color images of Huck, Jim, and Aunt Sally by E. W. Kemble framed by elaborate silver gilt borders, pictorial blue-gray endpapers, clxv, [clxvi-clxviii] + 480 pages. Weight 4 lbs. 4 oz. As New / As New. Item #6029
Michael Patrick Hearn is an American literary scholar as well as a man of letters specializing in children's literature and its illustration. His works include The Annotated Wizard of Oz (1971/2000), The Annotated Christmas Carol (1977/2003), and The Annotated Huckleberry Finn (2001). Huckleberry Finn was originally published in Great Britain during 1884; in the U.S. in 1885.
BRILLIANT scholarship with many annotations, original illustrations, and Twainl's full text of this Great American classic. As NEW condition for book and dust jacket (unclipped).