London: Chatto and Windus, 1880. [Literature] FIRST UK EDITION. Single volume issue without advertisements. Octavo (19 x 14cm), pp.[xxv]; 564. Publisher's red cloth lettered in gilt to spine and upper board, embossed in black to spine and boards, patterned endpapers. Pictorial frontispiece. Some spotting to textblock and edges. Bumped corners, sunning and slight wear to spine, some fraying to foot of spine, marks to top part of upper board. Very good. Twain presents both autobiographical and fictional events in his travel book on central and southern Europe. The character Harris is created for the book, and alongside Twain they travel through Germany, Switzerland, France and Italy. It is the fourth out of Twain's six travel books. Item #51845
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