the name Tom Sawyer brings to mind adventure and youth mischief.
His spirit has captured the minds and imaginations of both
young and old for over a century.
single page item is a reproduction of the first page of Mark
Twains classic novel, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer.
It makes for a terrific piece to frame and decorate a study
or den for any Mark Twain fan!
page is standard 8.5" x 11" in size and has been
hand antiqued via our own unique paper aging process to achieve
a look you wont find anywhere else.
actual page contains the following text (though please note
that the formatting and font will be different as viewed on
this page see photo for exact formatting and look!):
Adventures of Tom Sawyer
gone with that boy, I wonder? You TOM! No answer. The
old lady pulled her spectacles down and looked over them about
the room; then she put them up and looked out under them.
She seldom or never looked through them for so small a thing
as a boy; they were her state pair, the pride of her heart,
and were built for style, not serviceshe
could have seen through a pair of stove-lids just as well.
She looked perplexed for a moment, and then said, not fiercely,
but still loud enough for the furniture to hear:
I lay if I get hold of you Ill
did not finish, for by this time she was bending down and
punching under the bed with the broom, and so she needed breath
to punctuate the punches with. She resurrected nothing
antiqued paper is delicately laced with a subtle hint of gold
in the creases creating an almost magical look. (Although
its difficult to catch with a camera, you can see in
the image below how the shimmering is caught in the light)
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