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‘Tom and Huck are leaving home’

What Gerald Bartholomew calls an “accidental discovery” in the late 1960s grew during the years to a collection of more than 1,100 books and other Mark Twain-related items.“When my grandparents remodeled, I found a 20-volume set of the works of Mark Twain in the basement,” he recalled. “But there were four or five volumes missing. That set off a quest to find them. More than 40 years later, I’ve found those plus 400 or 500 more books. It’s just one of those serendipity things.”Although it took nearly a lifetime to amass the articles, he’s now letting them go in a …

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