Saint Joan Of Arc - 1st Edition
Mark Twain, Samuel Langhorne Clemens
A charming First Edition, original decorated cloth boards in Near Fine condition, in the scarce dustjacket with little chipping to top to spine and corners. Small contemporary bookseller label to paste down. First state with end papers printed in green and marginal decoration on page 18 in correct position. BAL 3689;
Mark Twain's second book about Joan of Arc, reprinted from The $30,000 Bequest and Other Stories, 1906. Twain, a big admirer of Joan of Arc, is quoted of have said after finishing his own biography about her "Possibly the book may not sell, but that is nothing, it was written for love"
Binding: Original Cloth
Book Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Size: 8vo; , xvi, 32,  pages
Publisher: New York And London: Harper & Brothers Publishers, c1919.
Illustrator: Illustrated by Howard Pyle, Wilfred J. Jones; B&W and Color Illustrations