The Washoe Giant In San Francisco Being Heretofore Uncollected Sketches By Mark Twain Published In The Golden Era In The Sixties...collected And Edited, With An Introduction By Franklin Walker - 1st Edition/1st Printing
Mark Twain, Franklin Walker
A very handsome First Edition/First Printing in Fine/Fine condition, title page in black and green with green rough paper boards sides and white laid end papers, printer's imprinting p. <144> [BAL 3559] Slight fading on front and back end papers and light pencil markings on back end papers;
These thirty-eight sketches represent the wild and wooly Mark Twain who was hesitant to include them in his first collection because he was afraid the sketches might be too unrefined for his more traditional Eastern clientele. "Those Blasted Children, " "The Lick House Ball, " "The Kearny Street Ghost Story" are Twain on the way up.
Collected, edited, and introduced by Franklin Walker.