Book #14273

Mark Twain's (burlesque) Autobiography And First Romance

Mark Twain, Samuel Langhorne Clemens
Mark Twain's (burlesque) Autobiography And First Romance. Mark Twain, Samuel Langhorne Clemens.
Mark Twain's (burlesque) Autobiography And First Romance

Binding: Self-wraps
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: First Edition
Size: Thin 12mo
Publisher: New York: Sheldon & Company, 1871.

A most attractive, unrestored first edition/second State copy in Very Good condition. Ball, Black, & Co. Advertisement on copyright page, BAL 3326. Printed self-wrapper. Some chipping and slight tearing along edges, spine and corners of cover with a brownish stain on front center. Minor browning of pages. Inside tight and clean.

Twain's fictional history of his ancestry with anonymous illustrations satirizing Jay Gould and the Erie Railroad scandal.

Price: $280.00

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.