Book #29142

Editorial Wild Oats - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Mark Twain, Samuel Langhorne Clemens
Book #29142 Editorial Wild Oats - 1st Edition/1st Printing. Mark Twain, Samuel Langhorne Clemens.
Editorial Wild Oats - 1st Edition/1st Printing
Editorial Wild Oats - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Binding: Original Cloth
Book Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
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) ; 8vo; [vi], 82, 6 plates pages.

Price: $1,096.88

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.