Binding: Original Cloth
Book Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Size: 8vo; [vi], 82, 6 plates pages
Publisher: New York And London: Harper & Brothers, 1905.
First edition/first printing in bright red cloth in about Fine condition, only light acidic staining to pages opposite from plates, in very scarce dustjacket, lightly edge-worn. Copyright page with "published September 1905". An exceptional copy, hard to imagine a nicer copy to be found. BAL 3665. In custom made leather/cloth slip case.
"This volume contains several of Mark Twain's funniest sketches, all narrating various journalistic experiences of his youth. These bits of literary whimsicality and adventure have become widely popular among the veteran humorist's well known writings" (from the dust-jacket).