Book #29146

Punch, Brothers, Punch! And Other Sketches

Mark Twain, Samuel Langhorne Clemens
Punch, Brothers, Punch! And Other Sketches. Mark Twain, Samuel Langhorne Clemens.

Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Very Good+
Size: Thin 16mo; [ii], 140, [4] pages
Publisher: New York: Slote, Woodman & Co., c1878.

An attractive, unrestored mixed state copy, second state (Edition as per BAL) with author's name in facsimile autograph, laid paper. In black stamped green cloth, gilt stamped spine with first state, undecorated cream end-papers; second state scrap book illustration measuring 3"x5" on rear paste down. BAL 3378. Almost Near Fine condition, spine ends slightly rubbed.

Punch, brothers, punch with care! Punch in the presence of the passenjare!.

Contains the first use of the telephone in a work of fiction in "The Loves of Alonzo Fitz Clarence, etc."

Price: $290.00

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.