Book #29875

The American Claimant - 1st Edition

Mark Twain, Samuel Langhorne Clemens

Binding: Original Cloth
Book Condition: Very Good+
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Size: 8vo; i-xvi, 17-277, [1], 8pp. adv., [2] pages
Publisher: New York: Charles L. Webster & Co., 1892.
Illustrator: Illustrated by Daniel Carter Beard

Price: $290.00

First edition, BAL 3434, original unrestored olive-green cloth binding in better than Very Good condition, little rubbing to extremities.

The American Claimant is Twain's comedy of mistaken identities and multiple role switches, all revolving around the serious debate between the hereditary aristocracy of Europe and the democracy of America; B & W Illustrations.

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.