Book #19936


Mark Twain, Samuel Langhorne Clemens
Book #19936 Death-Disk. Mark Twain, Samuel Langhorne Clemens.

Binding: Pamphlet
Book Condition: Near Fine
Publisher: New York: Edgar S. Werner, c1913.

A nicely maintained publication, staples rusty as expected, spine of printed wrapper split above top staple, else Fine, and very clean condition. Reprinted from "My Debut as a Literary Person" from 1903. BAL 3676.

Death-Disk was as inspired by the historical account of the execution of Colonel John Poyer of Pembroke, Wales on April 21, 1649. A small child was given the responsibility of selecting which of three rebel leaders of a civil uprising would receive a death penalty...; 5 printed pages.

Price: $53.79

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.