The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain illustrated by Baldwin Hawes 1947 A Rainbow Classic The World Publishing Company

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Introducing a cherished edition of Mark Twain's "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn," a quintessential piece of American literature, published in 1947. This Rainbow Classic from The World Publishing Company offers readers a chance to relive Huck's escapades along the Mississippi River, all brought to life by the stunning illustrations of Baldwin Hawes.


  • Title: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
  • Publication Date: 1947
  • Publisher: The World Publishing Company
  • Format: Hard Cover with Dust Jacket
  • Pages: 377
  • Dimensions: 9x6x1
  • Language: English
  • Condition: Wear on the book boards and tear on the dust jacket, as depicted in photos.

Key Features:

  • Dive into Huck's iconic adventures, from his moments with Tom Sawyer to his unique bond with Jim, exploring themes of freedom, morality, and society's imperfections.
  • Mark Twain, the pen name of Samuel Langhorne Clemens, stands as one of the pillars of American literature. His keen observations and distinctive wit have left an indelible mark on literature.
  • Being a Rainbow Classic, this edition holds a special place in vintage book collections, appealing to both Mark Twain enthusiasts and lovers of classic literature.
  •  Perfect for literature enthusiasts, educators, or as a distinctive gift to commemorate a special occasion.
  • The hard cover ensures longevity, keeping the pages safe, while the dust jacket brings an added layer of protection and aesthetic appeal.
  •  The detailed illustrations by Baldwin Hawes add a touch of classic charm to the already captivating narrative, making it a visual and literary treat.

In Summation:

"The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" stands as an emblem of American literature. This vintage edition offers not just the joys of Twain's writing but the beauty of Baldwin Hawes' illustrations. A true treasure for any bookshelf.


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