TOM SAWYER FIRST PRINTING Listed in THIS 1931 LOUIS EPSTEIN'S BOOKSHOP CATALOG
1931 Louis Epstein's Bookshop, Los Angeles, Catalog. "A Catalogue of First and Limited Editions & Rare Books, Including a First Issue of the First Edition of TOM SAWYER by MARK TWAIN". Booklet / Bookseller's Catalog, printed paper covers, side stapled, 4x7 inches, 36 pages. Published by Louis Epstein's Bookshop, Los Angeles, July, 1931. The Tom Sawyer book is the first item offered, taking up the backside of the title page. It is being offered in this 1931 catalog for $1,450. The rest of the catalog contains your normal mix of 297 rather common first editions with very brief descriptions. No illustrations. This bookseller's catalog is in GOOD condition, the covers have small closed tears, creases, and chips to the edges where they overhang the inner pages, otherwise tight, bright, clean and unmarked. An interesting look at an offering of the first issue of Tom Sawyer in the midst of the Great Depression.