|Series||CIHM/ICMH Microfiche series = CIHM/ICMH collection de microfiches -- no. 41375, CIHM/ICMH microfiche series -- no. 41375|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||3 microfiches (132 fr.).|
|Number of Pages||132|
Humorous Stories and Sketches. Mark Twain's inimitable blend of humor, satire, and masterly storytelling earned him a secure place in the front rank of American writers. This collection of eight stories and sketches, among them the celebrated classic "The Notorious Jumping Frog of Calaveras County," shows the great humorist at the top of his form/5. Mark Twain’s Sketches, New and Old. Now First Published in Complete Form. Hartford, Connecticut and Chicago, Illinois: The American Publishing Company, Large, square octavo, original gilt-stamped blue cloth, custom chemise. First edition, first issue, of this collection of 63 humorous pieces by Twain. Mark Twain's Sketches, New and Old Author Twain, Mark Illustrator Over b/w Illustrations Format/binding Hardcover Book condition Used - Good + Jacket condition No Jacket Quantity available 1 Edition First Edition Binding Hardcover Publisher American Publishing Company Place of Publication Hartford, CT and Chicago Date published KeywordsBook Edition: First Edition. Mark Twain Howard Pyle Illustrated First Printing Saint Joan of Arc. Six images of this year-old book are shown below; it has all required first printing points (described below). The book is: Saint Joan of Arc, by Mark Twain, Published by Harper and Brothers, , first edition thus (i.e., this is the first printing illustrated by Howard Pyle).
He churned out news stories, editorials and sketches, and along the way adopted the pen name Mark Twain — steamboat slang for 12 feet of water. Twain Born: Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain HC Book Illustrated Harper and Bros Classic children's book,The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, by Mark Twain. Illustrated by Worth Brehm, published in This copy is in good/very good condition. The book is in very good condition - no torn pages and the binding is tight. Roughing It () is Twain’s second book, a comedic romp through the Wild West with hilarious sketches of the author’s misadventures. The book recounts Twain’s flight . Types of Mark Twain Rare Books And Memorabilia Books. Sotheby's in New York sold: A copy of The Writings of Mark Twain () for $96, in April of A copy of The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County, and Other Sketches () for $, in April of
Old Mark Twain books vary in value based on the condition, the actual printing date and whether a signature is original or a printed facsimile. A collection of Mark Twain books consisting of twenty-five volumes, published between and sells for $40, without signatures on any of them. This Library of America book, with its companion volume, is the most comprehensive collection ever published of Mark Twains short writings the incomparable stories, sketches, burlesques, hoaxes, tall tales, speeches, satires, and maxims of Americas greatest humorist/5. “ALL MODERN LITERATURE COMES FROM ONE BOOK BY MARK TWAIN. IT’S THE BEST BOOK WE’VE HAD” TWAIN, Mark. Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. New York, First edition, first issue, of “the most praised and most condemned 19th-century American work of fiction” (Legacies of Genius, 47), with illustrations by Edward Kemble. $12, Read More. Description. This is a set of Author’s National Edition of The Writing of Mark Twain. Each volume has a single drawing related to the contents (see example image) and a standardized title page (see example image). Each volume has the inscription “This is the authorized Uniform Edition of my books.