Book #12531

Queen Victoria's Jubilee - Original Limited/numbered Edition

Mark Twain, Samuel Langhorne Clemens
Queen Victoria's Jubilee - Original Limited/numbered Edition. Mark Twain, Samuel Langhorne Clemens.

Binding: Card Covers
Book Condition: Very Good+
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Size: 8vo
Publisher: Boston: Private Printing, 1910.

A very handsome unrestored first and only edition in book form, privately printed for private distribution only, limited to 195 numbered copies of which this is 111, not dated, assumed to be 1910 (BAL 3514). Title-leaf printed on lightly calendered paper; otherwise printed on laid paper watermarked Enfield S. Co 1887. Rare.

"The Great Procession of June 22, 1897, In the Queen's Honor, Reported Both in the Light of History, and As A Spectacle, by Mark Twain." (from the front cover). First published in the New York Journal, June 22-23, 1897. Reprinted in New York American, May 22, 29, 1910.

Price: $1,500.00

Author Bio

Mark Twain

Samuel Langhorne Clemens (November 30, 1835 – April 21, 1910), pen name Mark Twain, was American humorist, satirist, lecturer and writer. Twain is most noted for his novels Adventures of Huckleberry Finn and The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and was called "the father of American literature" by American author William Faulkner.