How To Tell A Story And Other Essays - 1st Edition/1st Printing
Mark Twain, Samuel Langhorne Clemens
A bright First Edition/First Printing copy in Fine condition in the original red cloth with limited rubbing along cover and spine, uncut pages, top edges gilt, error "ciper" for "cipher" on p. 187, line 16, 2 pages of advertisement in back [BAL 3449]. Scarce in this condition;
Mark Twain's series of essays describing his own writing style, attacking the idiocy of a fellow author, defending the virtue of a dead woman, and trying to protect ordinary citizens from insults by railroad conductors.