Book #29183

The Curious Republic of Gondour and Other Whimsical Sketches - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Samuel L. Clemens, Mark Twain
The Curious Republic of Gondour and Other Whimsical Sketches - 1st Edition/1st Printing. Samuel L. Clemens, Mark Twain.

Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Size: Small 8vo; [x], 140, [2] pages
Publisher: New York: Boni and Liveright, 1919.

A wonderful first edition/first printing in about Fine condition. Rough yellow paper boards sides with white cloth shelfback; black lettering and border design, BAL 3527. The Very Good+, slightly spine-faded dustjacket shows some chipping with a few small tears. Scarce to find with acceptable wrapper.

A collection of sketches, most of which were taken from a series the author wrote for The Galaxy from May 1870, to April 1871. The rest appeared in The Buffalo Express.

Price: $1,400.00

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.