Book #29144

The Jumping Frog - 1st Edition

Mark Twain, Samuel Langhorne Clemens
The Jumping Frog - 1st Edition. Mark Twain, Samuel Langhorne Clemens.
The Jumping Frog - 1st Edition

Binding: Original Cloth
Book Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Size: 8vo; [4], 66, [2] pages
Publisher: New York and London: Harper & Brothers, 1903.
Illustrator: Illustrated by F. Strothman

A just about Fine first edition in the original red decorated cloth, gently rubbed and little fading to spine. In the elusive, nearly Fine dust-jacket with only a minor chip to the bottom of the spine. In custom made 1/3 leather cloth double slipcase. Hard to imagine a nicer copy can be found.

The Jumping Frog in English, then in French, then clawed back into a civilized language once more by patient, unremunerated toil. First separate publication, save for a note at pp 64 - <66> reprinted from its first appearance in Sketches, 1875. BAL 3477.

Price: $5,900.00

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.