Book #29167

The £1,000,000 Bank-Note

Mark Twain, Samuel Langhorne Clemens

Binding: Original Cloth
Book Condition: Fine in Very Good dust jacket
Size: 8vo; frontispiece, [iv], 52, [2] pages
Publisher: New York and London: Harper & Brothers Publishers, c1917.

Price: $990.00

A Fine Harper & Brothers edition in the original red, gilt decorated cloth, published in May 1917 (E-R) and following the 1892 first edition published by Charles L. Webster. In the scarce, still Very Good dust-jacket with a few chips and closed tears.

The astonishing tale of a pauper who couldn't get a £1,000,000 bank-note changed, yet who was enriched by its mere possession.

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.