Mark Twain: Rare Book Exhibit

Mark Twain Collection
at the WVU Libraries

This is a list of the Mark Twain books in the Rare Book Room at the West Virginia University Libraries, including the books in this exhibit.

Author:            Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 

Title:             The writings of Mark Twain [pseud.]

Primary Material:  Book

Publisher:         Hartford, Conn., American Publishing Co. [1899-1900]

Description:       Edition De Luxe.
                   22 v. fronts., illus., plates, ports. 22 cm.

Notes:             Vol. 22 contains first edition material.
                   Engraved t.-p.
                   Each volume has also and individual title page.
                   Imperfect: illustration listed for v.5, p. 266 wanting.
                   "The edition de luxe of Mark Twain's works is limited to
                      one thousand copies, of which this is no. 410."
                   Uncut.
                   Bound in green buckram with paper label on spine.
                   Johnson, M. De V. A bibliography of the works of Mark
                      Twain, 1935, p. 68 (for v.22) and p. 151.

Table of Contents: v.1-2. The innocents abroad.
                   v.3-4. A tramp abroad.
                   v.5-6. Following the equator.
                   v.7-8. Roughing it.
                   v.9. Life on the Mississippi.
                   v.10-11. The gilded age.
                   v.12. The adventures of Tom Sawyer.
                   v.13. The adventures of Huckleberry Finn.
                   v.14. Pudd'nhead Wilson and Those extraordinary twins.
                   v.15. The Prince and the pauper.
                   v.16. A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's court.
                   v.17-18. Personal recollections of Joan of Arc.
                   v.19. Sketches, new and old.
                   v.20. Tom Sawyer abroad. Tom Sawyer, detective, and other
                      stories, etc., etc.
                   v.21. The American claimant and other stories and sketches.
                   v.22. How to tell a story and other essays.


Call Number:       817 C591A3
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Author:            Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 

Other Author(s):   Warner, Charles Dudley, 1829-1900. 

Title:             The writings of Mark Twain.

Primary Material:  Book

Subject(s):        Joan, 1412-1431. 
                   Voyages around the world.
                   Christian Science.
                   Mississippi River--Description and travel.

Publisher:         Hartford, Conn. : American Pub. Co., 1899-1907.

Description:       Autograph edition.
                   25 v. : ill. ; 22 cm.

Notes:             Each vol. has engraved general t.p. and also special t.p.
                   "The autograph edition of Mark Twain's Works is limited to
                      five hundred and twelve copies, of which this is no.
                      104."
                   Letter by Samuel L. Clemens pasted in front of v.1.
                   Some prints are signed by the artist.
                   Bound in half morocco with marbled boards; marbled lining
                      papers.

Table of Contents: v.1-2. The innocents abroad.
                   v.3-4. A tramp abroad.
                   v.5-6. Following the equator.
                   v.7-8. Roughing it.
                   v.9. Life on the Mississippi.
                   v.10-11. The gilded age, by Mark Twain ... and Charles
                      Dudley Warner.
                   v.12. The adventures of Tom Sawyer.
                   v.13. Huckleberry Finn.
                   v.14 Pudd'nhead Wilson.
                   v.15. The prince and the pauper.
                   v.16. A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's court.
                   v.17-18. Joan of Arc, by the Sieur Louis de Conte [pseud.]
                      ... tr. out of the ancient French by Jean François Alden
                      [pseud.].
                   v.19. Sketches, new and old.
                   v.20. Tom Sawyer abroad.  Tom Sawyer, detective, etc.
                   v.21. The American claimant, etc.
                   v.22. How to tell a story, etc.
                   v.23. My début as a literary person, etc.
                   v.24. The $30,000 bequest, etc.
                   v.25. Christian Science.


Call Number:       817 C591A4
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Author:            Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 

Other Author(s):   Bennett, James O'Donnell, 1870-1940. 
                   Honce, Charles, 1895-1975. 

Title:             The adventures of Thomas Jefferson Snodgrass [by] Mark
                      Twain [pseud.] edited by Charles Honce, with a foreword
                      by Vincent Starrett, and a note on "A celebrated village
                      idiot" by James O'Donnell Bennett.

Primary Material:  Book

Subject(s):        Clemens, Orion, 1825-1897. 

Publisher:         Chicago, P. Covici, inc., 1928.

Description:       1st ed.
                   xxiii, [1], 59 p. 24 cm.

Notes:             "This edition of The adventures of Thomas Jefferson
                      Snodgrass is limited to three hundred and seventy-five
                      numbered copies of which this is no. 218."
                   First published in the Keokuk Saturday post and the Keokuk
                      daily post, 1856-57 cf. Introd.
                   The "celebrated village idiot" is Orion Clemens.
                   Johnson, M. De V. A bibliography of the works of Mark
                      Twain. p. 107-108.

Call Number:       817 C591ad
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Author:            Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 

Title:             The American claimant, by Mark Twain [pseud.]

Primary Material:  Book

Publisher:         New York, C.L. Webster & Co., 1892.

Description:       1st ed.
                   4 p. l., xi-xv, 17-277 p. incl. front., illus. 21 cm.

Notes:             Advertisements, 8 pages, at end.
                   Bound in olive green twilled cloth.
                   Johnson, M. De V. A bibliography of the works of Mark
                      Twain, p. 53.


Call Number:       817 C591am2
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Author:            Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 

Other Author(s):   Beard, Daniel Carter, 1850-1941. 
                   Hurst, Hal, 1865- 

Title:             The American claimant, by Mark Twain (Samuel L. Clemens)
                      With 81 illustrations by Dan Beard and Hal Hurst.

Primary Material:  Book

Publisher:         London, Chatto & Windus, 1892.

Description:       xi, 258 p. incl. front., illus. 20 cm.

Notes:             First English edition.
                   Advertisements, 32 pages, at end dated May, 1892.
                   Bound in red cloth.
                   Johnson, M. De V. A bibliography of the works of Mark
                      Twain, p. 53.


Call Number:       817 C591am3
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Author:            New England Society in the City of New York.

Other Author(s):   Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 

Title:             Seventy first anniversary celebration of the New-England
                      Society in the City of New York at Delmonico's, December
                      22, 1876.

Primary Material:  Book

Publisher:         New York, n.p. [1876?]

Description:       116 p. 23 cm.

Notes:             "Address of Mr. Samuel L. Clemens": p. 50-54.
                   Johnson, M. De V. A bibliography of the works of Mark
                      Twain, p. 244.


Call Number:       817 C591as
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Author:            Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 

Title:             Be good, be good, a poem by Mark Twain [pseud.]

Primary Material:  Book

Publisher:         New York, Priv. Print., 1931.

Description:       [4] p. 21.2 cm.

Notes:             First edition: single fold.
                   Printed on vellum in blue ink.
                   Johnson, M. De V. A bibliography of the works of Mark
                      Twain. 1935. p. 135.


Call Number:       817 C591b
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Other Author(s):   Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 

Title:             A Ballotd : owed phor the tymz not the knusepaper / by
                      Twark Main, skulemarster.

Primary Material:  Book

Publisher:         Harfford Sitteigh [i.e. Hartford, Conn. : s.n.], 1871.

Description:       broadside ; 45.5 x 30 cm.

Notes:             A political dodger attributed to Mark Twain.
                   Johnson, M. De V. A bibliography of the works of Mark
                      Twain. 1935. p. 132.


Call Number:       817 C591ba
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Author:            Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 

Other Author(s):   Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 

Title:             A boy's adventure : The whipping boy's story / Mark Twain.

Primary Material:  Book

Publisher:         [Privately printed, ca.1929]

Description:       [4] p. ; 21 cm.

Notes:             Caption title.
                   Reprinted "From the Bazaar Budget, Hartford, Friday, June
                      4, 1880."
                   "100 copies only printed. This is no. 85."--Cf. Manuscript
                      note by Merle Johnson.
                   Johnson, M. De V. A bibliography of the works of Mark
                      Twain. 1935. p. 41.


Call Number:       817 C591bo
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Author:            Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 

Title:             A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's court / by Mark
                      Twain.

Primary Material:  Book

Publisher:         New York : Charles L. Webster & co., 1889.

Description:       xv, 17-575 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.

Notes:             First edition, first state.
                   Advertisements, 2 pages, at end.
                   Half-title on recto of frontispiece; illus. on p.59 has a
                      scroll decoration between the words "The" and
                      "King."--Unbroken type at the lower left of p. 72. Stamp
                      at final end paper numbered C 4444.
                   Green end papers with an all over printed floral design.
                   Bound in green twilled cloth with stamping in gold, blue
                      and black.
                   Johnson, M. De V. A bibliography of the works of Mark
                      Twain, p. 50.


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Author:            Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 

Title:             A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's court / by Mark
                      Twain.

Primary Material:  Book

Publisher:         New York : Charles L. Webster & Co., 1889.

Description:       xv, 17-575 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.

Notes:             First edition; first state.
                   Advertisements, 2 pages, at end.
                   On cover: A Yankee in King Arthur's court.
                   Half-title on recto of frontispiece; no scroll decoration
                      between "The" and "King" in the illus. on p.
                      59.--Perfect type on p. 72. Stamp at final end paper
                      numbered A 4683.
                   Olive green end papers with an all over floral design.
                   Bound in green twilled cloth with stamping in gold, blue
                      and black.
                   Johnson, M. De V. A bibliography of the works of Mark
                      Twain, p. 50.


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Author:            Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 

Title:             A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's court, by Mark Twain
                      .

Primary Material:  Book

Publisher:         New York, Charles L. Webster & Company, 1889.

Description:       xv, 17-575 p. illus. 22 cm.

Notes:             First edition, first state.
                   Advertisements, 2 pages, at end.
                   On cover: A Yankee in King Arthur's court.
                   Half-title on recto of frontispiece; scroll decoration
                      between "The" and "King" in the illus. on p.
                      59.--Defective type on p. 72.
                   Green end papers with an all over floral design.
                   Bound in green twilled cloth with stamping in gold, blue
                      and black.
                   Publisher's stamp wanting from back fly leaf.
                   Johnson, M. De V. A bibliography of the works of Mark
                      Twain, p. 50.


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Author:            Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 

Title:             A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's court, by Mark Twain.

Primary Material:  Book

Publisher:         New York, Charles L. Webster & Company, 1889.

Description:       xv, 17-575 p. illus. 22 cm.

Notes:             First edition, later state.
                   Advertisements, 2 pages, at end.
                   On cover: A Yankee in King Arthur's court.
                   Without half-title on recto of frontispiece. Scroll
                      decoration between "The" and "King" in the illustration
                      on p. 59. Defective type on p. 72.
                   Olive green end papers with an all over floral design.
                      Stamp at final end paper numbered C 887.
                   Bound in green twilled cloth with stamping in gold, blue
                      and black.
                   Pencilled autograph: A.F. Bromley.
                   Johnson, M. De V. A bibliography of the works of Mark
                      Twain, p. 50.


Call Number:       817 C591c2d
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Author:            Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 

Other Author(s):   Beard, Daniel Carter, 1850-1941. 
Title:             [Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court. 1889]
                   A Yankee at the court of King Arthur, by Mark Twain (Samuel
                      L. Clemens)  [publisher's device] With 220 illustrations
                      by Dan. Beard.

Primary Material:  Book

Publisher:         London, Chatto & Windus, Piccadilly, 1889. [All rights
                      reserved]

Description:       xvi, 525 p. illus. 20 cm.

Notes:             First English edition.
                   Publisher's catalog, dated October 1889, 32 p., inserted at
                      end.
                   Bound in red cloth.
                   Johnson, M. De V. A bibliography of Mark Twain, p. 51.


Call Number:       817 C591c3
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Author:            Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 

Title:             A champagne cocktail and a catastrophe : two acting
                      charades / by Mark Twain.

Primary Material:  Book

Publisher:         [New York : s.n., 1930?]

Description:       [8] p. ; 19 cm.

Notes:             Cover title.
                   "Printed from the original manuscript in the possession of
                      Robin and Marian MacVicars who present this Mark Twain
                      gem in a limited edition, now for the first time
                      printed, to their friends. Xmas 1930."
                   "Printed in New York City, about 1930 ... Robin and Marian
                      MacVicars are figments of the imagination." -- Blanck,
                      Bibliography of American Literature.
                   Johnson, M. De V. A bibliography of the works of Mark
                      Twain. 1935. p. 108.


Call Number:       817 C591cc
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Author:            Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 

Title:             Christian science, with notes containing corrections to
                      date, by Mark Twain [pseud.] ...

Primary Material:  Book

Subject(s):        Christian Science.

Publisher:         New York, London, Harper & Brothers, 1907.

Description:       4 p. l. [3]-362 p. front. (port.) 2 pl. 21 cm.

Notes:             First edition, first issue: Caption below frontispiece
                      is"Mark Twain" in autograph facsimile, page [3] line 9
                      has perfect "r" in the word "farmhouses", page 5, line
                      14 has the original "W" in the word "Why". Preliminary
                      leaf 2, recto, listing the illustrations, has 7 lines,
                      including all carry-over lines.
                   Bound in original red cloth, circular M T monogram stamped
                      in gold on front cover and in blind on back cover.
                   Johnson, M. De V. A bibliography of the works of Mark
                      Twain, p. 87-89.

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Author:            Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 

Title:             Christian science, with notes containing corrections to
                      date, by Mark Twain [pseud.]

Primary Material:  Book

Subject(s):        Christian Science.

Publisher:         London, Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1907.

Description:       4 p.l. [3]-362p. front. (port.) plates. 19.4 cm.

Notes:             First edition, early state. Caption below frontispiece is
                      "Mark Twain" in autograph facsimile. Page [3], line 9,
                      letter "r" of word "farm-houses" is missing; page 5,
                      line 14 has perfect letter "W" in word "Why".
                      Preliminary leaf 2, recto, listing the illustration has
                      7 lines including carryoverlines. Stamp of Arthur S.
                      Dayton on fly leaf.
                   Bound in original red cloth, circular M T monogram in gold
                      on front cover and in blind on back cover.
                   Johnson, M. De V. A bibliography of the works of Mark
                      Twain, p. 87-89.


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Author:            Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 

Title:             Christian science, with notes containing corrections to
                      date, by Mark Twain [pseud.]

Primary Material:  Book

Publisher:         New York, Harper, 1907.

Description:       362 p. front. (port.) 2 pl. 20.5 cm.

Notes:             First edition, later or intermediate state. Caption below
                      frontispiece is "Mark Twain" in autograph facsimile.
                      Page [3], line 9, the letter "r" appears to have been
                      replaced in the word "farm-houses"; page r, line 14 the
                      letter "W" has been inserted in the word "Why".
                      Preliminary leaf 2, recto, listing the illustrations has
                      only 5 lines. Inscription "Mr Samuel Woods, June 19,
                      1907. From Ruth." on front fly-leaf.
                   Bound in original red cloth, circular M T monogram stamped
                      in gold on front cover and in blind on back cover.
                   Johnson, M. De V. A bibliography of the works of Mark
                      Twain, p. 87-89.


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Author:            Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 

Title:             Cosmopolitan, v. 27, 1899, no. 6.
                   Christian Science and the book of Mrs. Eddy / by Mark Twain
                      [i.e. S. L. Clemens]

Primary Material:  Book

Subject(s):        Eddy, Mary Baker, 1821-1910. 
                   Christian Science.

Publisher:         Irvington, N.Y. : Cosmopolitan Press, 1899.

Description:       p.[585]-594 ; 25 cm.

Notes:             First printing.
                   Caption title.
                   Johnson, M. De V. A bibliography of the works of Mark
                      Twain. 1935. p. 207.


Call Number:       817 C591cs
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Author:            Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 

Title:             The curious republic of Gondour, and other whimsical
                      sketches, by Samuel L. Clemens ...

Primary Material:  Book

Publisher:         New York, Boni and Liveright, 1919.

Description:       1st ed.
                   vii p., 1 l., 140 p. 20 cm.

Notes:             "Most of the sketches in this volume were taken from a
                      series the author wrote for the Galaxy from May, 1870,
                      to April, 1871. The rest appeared in the Buffalo
                      express."
                   Bound in yellow boards, white cloth back.
                   Johnson, M. De V. A bibliography of the works of Mark
                      Twain, p. 96.


Call Number:       817 C591cu
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Author:            Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 

Title:             A double barrelled detective story, by Mark Twain [pseud.]
                      ... illustrated by Lucius Hitchcock.

Primary Material:  Book

Publisher:         New York, London, Harper & Brothers, 1902.

Description:       3 p. l., 3-179 p. front., plates. 21 cm.

Notes:             First American edition: Library copy has only 2 fly leaves
                      instead of 3 at end.
                   Illustrated lining papers with varying arrangements of
                      designs.
                   Bound in original red cloth.
                   Johnson, M. De V. A bibliography of the works of Mark
                      Twain, p. 75.


Call Number:       817 C591d
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Author:            Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 

Title:             A dog's tale, by Mark Twain [pseud.] illus. by W.T.
                      Smedley.

Primary Material:  Book

Publisher:         New York, London, Harper & Brothers, 1904.

Description:       2 p. l., 35, [1] p. 4 col. pl. (incl. front.) 21 cm.

Notes:             First American trade edition with imprint: New York and
                      London. Presumably issued simultaneously with the first
                      English edition.
                   "Mark Twain's famous dog story ... firs appeared in
                      Harper's magazine." Cf. dust jacket.
                   Bound in red cloth with stamping in white and black.
                   Johnson, M. De V. A bibliography of the works of Mark
                      Twain, p. 78.


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Author:            Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 

Title:             Extract from Captain Stormfield's visit in heaven, by Mark
                      Twain [pseud.]

Primary Material:  Book

Publisher:         New York and London, Harper & Brothers, 1909.

Description:       3 p.l. 1-[120]p. front. 20.6 cm.

Notes:             First edition, first issue, measuring 3/4" in thickness.
                   Bound in original red cloth with picture on cover.
                   Johnson, M. De V. A bibliography of the works of Mark
                      Twain, p. 91.


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Author:            Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 

Title:             Extract from Captain Stormfield's visit to heaven, by Mark
                      Twain [pseud.]

Primary Material:  Book

Publisher:         New York, London, Harper & Brothers, 1909.

Description:       2 p. l., 120 p., 1 l. front. 21 cm.

Notes:             First edition, second issue, measuring less than 3/4" in
                      thickness.
                   Bound in original red cloth with picture on cover.
                   Pencilled note on front fly leaf: For Honnes 12-25-09.
                   Johnson, M. De V. A bibliography of the works of Mark
                      Twain, p. 91.


Call Number:       817 C591eb
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Author:            Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 

Title:             English as she is taught, by Mark Twain [pseud.] with
                      biographical sketch of author by Matthew Irving Lans.

Primary Material:  Book

Subject(s):        Examinations--Questions.

Publisher:         Boston, Mass., Mutual Book Company [c1900]

Description:       28 p. 19 cm.

Notes:             First American edition in book form, first state: p. 16,
                      line 5, the word "five" misspelled "fivc."
                   Page of publisher's advertisements at end.
                   "A review of Caroline B. Le Row's little book 'English as
                      she is Taught', New York [c1887]' Johnson, P. 72.
                   Copy "a" Bound in grey paper wrappers.
                   Copy "b" Bound in original green cloth. Printed matter of
                      front cover repeated on back cover.
                   Copy "b" Bookplate of Ward Bonsall on inside front cover.
                   Johnson, M. De V. A bibliography of the works of Mark
                      Twain, p. 71.


Call Number:       817 C591en
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Author:            Le Row, Caroline, 1843- 

Other Author(s):   Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 

Title:             English as she is taught; being genuine answers to
                      examination questions in our public schools, collected
                      by Caroline B. Le Row; with a commentary thereon by Mark
                      Twain [pseud.]

Primary Material:  Book

Subject(s):        English language--Study and teaching.
                   English language--Errors of usage.

Publisher:         London, T. F. Unwin, 1887.

Description:       xii, 109, [1] p. 16 cm.

Notes:             First edition in book form of Mark Twain's Commentary
                      published in London before the first American edition.
                   Bound in imitation alligator skin cloth.
                   Autograph: D.M. Birkett, 1887.
                   Johnson, M. De V. A bibliography of the works of Mark
                      Twain, p. 72.


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Author:            Le Row, Caroline Bigelow, 1843- 

Title:             English as she is taught. Genuine answers to examination
                      questions in our public schools. Collected by Caroline
                      B. Le Row.

Primary Material:  Book

Subject(s):        English language--Study and teaching--United States.
                   English language--Errors of usage.

Publisher:         New York, Cassell Publishing Company [c1887]

Description:       First American edition.
                   ix, 109 p. 15 1/2 cm. x 11 1/2 cm.

Notes:             Contains a four line extract of Mark Twain's review of the
                      book which appeared in the Century Magazine for April
                      1887, on verso of half-title.
                   Johnson, M. De V. A bibliography of the works of Mark
                      Twain, p. 72.


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Author:            Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 

Title:             Europe and elsewhere, by Mark Twain [pseud.] with an
                      appreciation by Brander Matthews and an introduction by
                      Albert Bigelow Paine.

Primary Material:  Book

Publisher:         New York, London, Harper & Brothers [c1923]

Description:       xxxv p., 1 l., 406 p. front., illus. 20 cm.

Notes:             First edition: "E-X" on verso of title page.
                   First appearance in book form for all items except "A
                      memorable midnight experience", Queen Victoria's
                      jubilee, and "To the person sitting in darkness."
                   Bound in red cloth.
                   Johnson, M. De V. A bibliography of the works of Mark
                      Twain, p. 100.


Call Number:       817 C591eu
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Author:            Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 

Title:             Eve's diary translated from the original ms, by Mark Twain
                      [pseud.]  Illustrated by Lester Ralph.

Primary Material:  Book

Publisher:         London, Harper & Brother's Publishers, 1906.

Description:       109 p., 2 l. incl. front. illus. 21 cm.

Notes:             First publication as a separate work.
                   Bound in red cloth with stamping in black, green and white.
                   Johnson, M. De V. A bibliography of the works of Mark
                      Twain, p. 84.


Call Number:       817 C591ev
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Author:            Howells, William Dean, 1837-1920. 

Other Author(s):   Alden, Henry Mills, 1836-1919. 
                   Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 
                   Phelps, Elizabeth Stuart, 1844-1911. 
                   Roach, Abby Meguire.
                   Pottle, Emery Bemsley.
                   Hibbard, George A. (George Abiah), 1858-1928. 
                   Stetson, Grace Ellery Channing, 1862-1937. 

Title:             Their husbands' wives, ed. by William Dean Howells and
                      Henry Mills Alden.

Primary Material:  Book

Publisher:         New York, London, Harper & Brothers, 1906.

Description:       2 p. l., 181 p. 18 cm.

Notes:             First edition containing the first printing in book form of
                      Mark Twain's Eve's diary.
                   Bound in green cloth.
                   Autograph: Pencil note by Merle Johnson.
                   Pasted in: Certificate signed by Albert Bigelow Paine:"
                      From the Library of Samuel Langhorne Clemens ...".--Slip
                      bearing the signature of W.D. Howells.--Bookplate: Ex
                      libris. William Hartmann Woodin.
                   Johnson, M. De V. A bibliography of the works of Mark
                      Twain, p. 85.

Table of Contents: [Clemens, S.L.] Eve's diary.
                   Phelps, E.S. Covered embers.
                   Roach, A.M. Life's accolade.
                   Pottle, E. The bond
                   Hibbard, G. The eyes of affection.
                   Channing, G.E. "The marriage question."


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Author:            Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 

Title:             Editorial wild oats, by Mark Twain.

Primary Material:  Book

Publisher:         New York, Harper, 1905.

Description:       82 p. plates. 21 cm.

Notes:             First edition of this collection, but all matter reprinted.
                   Bound in red cloth.
                   Potter, J.K. Samuel L. Clemens. First editions and values,
                      p. 62.

Table of Contents: My first literary venture. 
                   Journalism in Tennessee. 
                   Nicodemus Dodge 
                   printer. 
                   Mr. Bloke's item. 
                   How I edited an agricultural paper. 
                   The Killing of Julius Caesar localized.


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Author:            Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 

Title:             Extracts from Adam's diary, translated from the original
                      MS., by Mark Twain [pseud.] Illustrated by F.
                      Strothmann.

Primary Material:  Book

Publisher:         New York, Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1904.

Description:       3 p.l. [1]-89 [1] p. front., illus. 20.1 cm.

Notes:             First publication as a separate work.
                   Bound in red cloth.
                   Johnson, M. De V. A bibliography of the works of Mark
                      Twain, p. 80.


Call Number:       817 C591ex
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Author:            Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 

Title:             Following the equator; a journey around the world, by Mark
                      Twain [pseud. of Samuel L. Clemens]

Primary Material:  Book

Subject(s):        Voyages around the world.
                   Australia.
                   India.

Publisher:         Hartford, Conn., The American Publishing Company, 1897.

Description:       712 p. front. (port.) illus., plates. 24 cm.

Notes:             First edition, first state with single publisher's imprint.
                   Bound in blue cloth, with gold and color stamping, picture
                      of elephant on front cover.
                   Published in London, Nov. 25, 1897 under title More tramps
                      abroad.
                   Johnson, M. De V. A bibliography of the works of Mark
                      Twain, p. 65-68.


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Author:            Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 

Other Author(s):   Warner, Charles Dudley, 1829-1900. 

Title:             The gilded age, a tale of to-day. By Mark Twain [pseud.]
                      author of "Innocents abroad," "Roughing it," etc. and
                      Charles Dudley Warner, author of "My summer in a
                      garden," "Back Log studies," etc., Fully illustrated
                      from new designs by Hoppin, Stephens, Williams, White,
                      etc., etc.  Sold by subscription only.

Primary Material:  Book

Publisher:         Hartford, Conn., The American Publishing Company, 1873.

Description:       xvi, [17]-574, [2] p. front., illus., plates., fold. map.
                      23 cm.

Notes:             Copy "a" First edition, first state: p. 353 has 38 line of
                      text (the first two lines of text repeating by error the
                      last two lines of text on the preceding page) this being
                      the "Kingpoint" as established by F.C. Willson. This
                      copy also has the following points: "Eschol Sellers"
                      instead of "Beriah Sellers"on p. vii, head of p. 27, p.
                      247, p. 344. Page xvi ends with "211 Alice". Page 246,
                      5th line from bottom "Hallelujah" in perfect type, no
                      comma after it; p. 280 period at end of line 18. No
                      illus. on p. 403. Page 409, line 14, initial "W" in
                      "Washington" shows sign of wear; p. 473, the "C"
                      "Chapter LII" is perfect, but "L" in "Le Tartuffe" is
                      missing, this latter point being usually considered a
                      sign of a later state.
                   Copy "b" 1st ed., 1st issue, intermediate state. no. illus.
                      on p. 403.
                   Copy "c" 1st ed., 1st issue, intermediate state. 2l. of
                      advertisements at end. illus. on p. 403.
                   Copy "d" 1st ed., 1st issue, intermediate state. map
                      wanting.
                   Copy "e" 1st ed., 1st issue, intermediate state. No
                      advertisements in back.
                   Copy "f" 1st ed., 1st issue intermediate state. Stamp of
                      Bertrand Smith's "Acres of books" on inside front cover.
                   Copy "g" 1st ed., 2d issue, intermediate state.
                   Copy "h" 1st ed., 1st issue, intermediate state. Bound in
                      original brown half-Morocco, Marbled lining papers and
                      edges.
                   "Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1873
                      ..."
                   Electrotyper's slug on verso of t.p.
                   Copies "a-g" Bound in black cloth. Copy "h" Bound in
                      original brown half-morocco, marbled lining papers and
                      edges.
                   Varies from copies descriped by Johnson and Blanck.
                   Two letters containing bibliographical data from Bennett
                      Book Studios laid in.
                   Johnson, M. De V. A bibliography of the works of Mark
                      Twain, p. 17-22.


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Author:            Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 

Other Author(s):   Allen, Thomas B. (Thomas Burt), 1928- 
                   American Revolution Bicentennial Administration.

Title:             The adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Tom Sawyer's comrade) /
                      Mark Twain ; illustrated by Tom Allen.

Primary Material:  Book

Publisher:         Franklin Center, Pa. : The Franklin Library, 1983.

Description:       Limited ed.
                   323 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.

Series:            The 100 greatest masterpieces of American literature

Notes:             "Notes from the editors" (22 p. : ill. ; 20 cm.) laid in.


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Author:            Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 

Title:             Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Tom Sawyer's comrade) :
                      Scene: The Mississippi Valley. Time: Forty to fifty
                      years ago / by Mark Twain (Samuel L. Clemens) with 174
                      illustrations.

Primary Material:  Book

Publisher:         New York : Charles L. Webster and Co., 1885[c1884]

Description:       366 p., [1] leaf of plates : ill., 1 port. ; 22 cm.

Notes:             First edition, earliest state: p.13, illustration on p. 87
                      listed as on p. 88; "was" for "saw" on p. 57, line 23;
                      p. 143, first word is "Co" instead of "Col." and "b" in
                      "body", line 7, is broken; the second 5, folio of p.
                      155, is missing; p. 161, figure 11 denoting signature is
                      missing; p. 319, the word "been" on last line is gouged.
                      Page 283 bound within the signatue and showing
                      illustration before defacement. Picture of Mark Twain's
                      bust has the feature of the artist's name on the
                      shoulder, the picture is produced by the Heliotype
                      Printing Company.
                   2 fly leaves at end, one of whichis inserted.
                   Printed by J.J. Little & Co.
                   Marbled lining-papers different from copy described in
                      Johnson.
                   Original half-morocco binding.
                   Laid in: Original letter by Miss Virginia Warren, secretary
                      to Mr. Hogan of Hogan & Hartson, about the problems
                      concerning the first editions of Huckleberry Finn.
                      Letter is directed to Mr. Dayton, dated Washington,
                      January 22, 1942.--A Supplement to "A bibliography of
                      Mark Twain" [by] Whitman Bennett and Jacob Blanck] New
                      York: Privately printed, 1939, about the problems
                      connected with the illus. on p. 283.
                   Johnson, M. De V. A bibliography of the works of Mark
                      Twain, p. 43.


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Author:            Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 

Title:             Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Tom Sawyer's comrade) :
                      Scene: the Mississippi Valley. Time: forty to fifty
                      years ago / by Mark Twain [pseud.] with one hundred and
                      seventy-four illustrations.

Primary Material:  Book

Publisher:         New York : C. L. Webster and Co. [c1884], 1885 printing.

Description:       366 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

Notes:             First edition, earliest state: p.13, illustration on p.87
                      listed as on p.87 listed as on p.88; "was" for "saw" on
                      p.57 line 23; p.143, first word is "Co" instead "Col."
                      and b in "body", line 7, is broken; p.155, second 5 of
                      page number is of different font; p.161, figure 11
                      denoting signature is missing; p. 283 tipped in; p. 319,
                      the word "been" on last line is gouged. Picture of Mark
                      Twain's bust without the name of the sculptor; it shows
                      a cloth covered table. Picture is produced by the
                      Heliotype Printing Company.
                   Printed by J.J. Little & Co.
                   Off-white lining-papers. One fly leaf at end.
                   Bound in original blue cloth, identical with copy described
                      by Johnson.
                   A signed pen and ink drawing by the illustrator of the
                      book, E.W. Kemble, but not one of the Huckleberry Finn
                      illustrations, is laid in.
                   Johnson, M. De V. A bibliography of the works of Mark
                      Twain, p.43.


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Author:            Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 

Title:             Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Tom Sawyer's comrade) :
                      Scene: The Mississippi Valley. Time: For to fifty years
                      ago. By Mark Twain, with one hundred and seventy-four
                      illustrations.

Primary Material:  Book

Publisher:         New York, C. L. Webster and Company, 1885.

Description:       366 p. front., illus. 22 cm.

Notes:             First edition, early state: p.13, illustration on p. 87
                      listed as on p. 88; "was" for "saw" on p. 57, line 23;
                      p. 143, first word is "Co" instead of "Col." and "b" in
                      "body", line 7, is broken; the second 5, folio of p.
                      155, is missing; p. 161, figure 11 denoting signatue is
                      missing; p. 319, the word "been" on last line is gouged.
                      Page 283 tipped in. Picture of Mark Twain's bust without
                      the name of the sculptor; shows a cloth covered table.
                      The picture is produced by the Heliotype Printing
                      Company.
                   One fly leaf at end.
                   Printed by J.J. Little & Co.
                   Off-white lining-papers.
                   Bound in original green cloth; identical with copy
                      described by Johnson.
                   Johnson, M. De V. A bibliography of the works of Mark
                      Twain, p. 43.


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Author:            Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 

Title:             Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Tom Sawyer's comrade) :
                      Scene: The Mississippi Valley. Time: Forty to fifty
                      years ago, by Mark Twain [pseud.] with one hundred and
                      seventy-four illustrations.

Primary Material:  Book

Publisher:         New York, C. L. Webster and company, 1885.

Description:       366 p. front., illus. 22 cm.

Notes:             First edition, earliest state: p. 13, illustration on p. 87
                      listed as on p.88; "was" for "saw" on p. 57, line 23; p.
                      143, first word is "Co" instead of "Col." and "b" in
                      "body", line 7, is borken; the second 5, folio of p.
                      155, is missing; p. 161, figure 11 denoting signatue is
                      missing p. 319, the word "been" on last line is gouged.
                      Page 283 tipped in with the re-engraved illustration.
                      Picture of Mark Twain's bust has the feature of the
                      artist's name on the shoulder, the picture is produced
                      by the Heliotype Printing Company.
                   One fly leaf at end.
                   Printed by J.J. Little & Co.
                   Lining-papers marbled.
                   Original half-morocco binding.
                   Johnson, M. De V. A bibliography of the works of Mark
                      Twain, p. 43.


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Author:            Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 

Title:             Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Tom Sawyer's comrade).
                      Scene: The Mississippi Valley. Tiem: Forty to fifty
                      years ago, by Mark Twain. With one hundred and
                      seventy-four illustrations.

Primary Material:  Book

Publisher:         New York, Charles L. Webster and co., 1885, c1884.

Description:       366 p. fronts. (port. pl.), illus. 22 cm.

Notes:             First edition, early state: p. 13, illustration on p. 87
                      listed as on p. 88; "was" for "saw" on p. 57 line 23; p.
                      143, first word is "Co" instead "Col." and b in "body",
                      line 7, is broken; p. 155, second 5 of page number is of
                      different font; p.161, figure 11 denoting signature is
                      missing; p. 283 tipped in; p. 319, the word "been" on
                      last line is gouged. The name of the sculptor does not
                      appear on the picture of Mark Twain's bust; the table
                      appears slightly. The bust port. is by the Heliotype
                      Printing Co.
                   One fly leaf at end.
                   Printed by J.J. Little & Co.
                   Off-white lining-papers.
                   Bound in original green cloth, identical with the copy
                      described by Johnson.
                   Johnson, M. De V. A bibliography of the works of Mark
                      Twain, p. 43.


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Author:            Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 

Title:             The adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Tom Sawyer's comrade)
                      Scene: The Mississippi Valley. Time: Forty to fifty
                      years ago. By Mark Twain [pseud.] With one hundred and
                      seventy-four illustrations.

Primary Material:  Book

Publisher:         New York, Charles L. Webster and Company, 1885[c1884]

Description:       366 p., 1l. illus., port., 22 cm.

Notes:             First edition, later issue: illustration on p. 87 correctly
                      listed; p. 57, line 23 "saw", not "was"; on p. 155,
                      final "5" of page number is present, but out of line and
                      of a different font; p. 283 bound in the signature; on
                      p. 143 "b" of "body", line 7, has been replaced and is
                      slightly out of line; first word on p. 143 "Col" is
                      complete with "l". Figure 11 denoting signature is
                      missing. Picture of Mark Twain's bust shows name of
                      sculptor, Karl Gerhardt, no table is visible. The
                      picture is produced by Photo-Gravure Co., N.Y.
                   Fly leaf at beginning, missing; 2 fly leaves at end, one of
                      which is inserted.
                   Printed by J.J. Little & Co.
                   Off-white lining-papers.
                   Bound in original green cloth.
                   Bookplate of Edward Stuck.
                   Johnson, M. De V. A bibliography of the works of Mark
                      Twain, p. 43.


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Author:            Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 

Title:             Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Tom Sawyer's comrade) :
                      Scene: The Mississippi Valley. Time: forty to fifty
                      years ago, / by Mark Twain [i.e. S.L. Clemens] with one
                      hundred and seventy-four illustrations.

Primary Material:  Book

Publisher:         New York : Charles L. Webster and co., 1885, c1884.

Description:       366 p. : ill., port. ; 22 cm.

Notes:             First edition, early state: p. 13, illustration on p. 87
                      listed as on p. 88; "was" for "saw" on p. 57, line 23;
                      p. 143, first word is "Co" instead of "Col." and "b" in
                      "body", line 7, is broken; p. 155, second 5 of page
                      number is of a different font; p. 161, figure 11
                      denoting signature is missing; p. 319, the word "been"
                      on last line is perfect. Page 283 bound within the
                      signature and showing illustration before defacement.
                      Picture of Mark Twain's bust, has the artist's name on
                      the shoulder, the picture is produced by the Heliotpe
                      Printing Co.
                   2 fly leaves at end, one of which is inserted.
                   Printed by J.J. Little & Co.
                   Off-white lining-papers.
                   Bound in original sheep.
                   Autograph: "Presented to C.L. Scott, 1895, by his friend
                      Edward Mills.-E. Mills, February 27th, 1885.
                   Johnson, M. De V. A bibliography of the works of Mark
                      Twain, p. 43.


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Author:            Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 

Title:             How to tell a story : and other essays / by Mark Twain
                      [psued.]

Primary Material:  Book

Publisher:         New York : Harper & Brothers, 1897.

Description:       233 p. : 19.5 cm.

Notes:             First edition, first issue.
                   "Ciper" instead of cipher appears on p. l87, line 16.
                   Advertisements, 2 pages, at end.
                   Bound in original red cloth.
                   Johnson, M. De V. A bibliography of the works of Mark
                      Twain, p. 64.

Table of Contents: How to tell a story.
                   In defence of Harriet Shelley.
                   Fenimore Cooper's literary offences.
                   Travelling with a reformer.
                   Private history of the "Jumping frog" story.
                   Mental telegraphy again.
                   What Paul Bourget thinks of us.
                   A little note to M. Paul Bourget.


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Author:            Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 

Title:             A horse's tale, by Mark Twain, illustrated by Lucius
                      Hitchcock.

Primary Material:  Book

Publisher:         New York and London, Harper & Brothers, 1907.

Description:       viii, 152 p., 1l. plates. 20.7 cm.

Notes:             First American edition in book form.
                   "Copyright, 1906."
                   Bound in red cloth with picture on cover.
                   Johnson, M. De V. A bibliography of the works of Mark
                      Twain, p. 89.


Call Number:       817 C591ht
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Author:            Adams, Lucille.

Other Author(s):   Buffalo. Public library.

Title:             Huckleberry Finn; a descriptive bibliography of the
                      Huckleberry Finn collection at the Buffalo public
                      library, compiled by Lucille Adams.

Primary Material:  Book

Subject(s):        Twain, Mark, 1835-1910.  Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.

Publisher:         Buffalo, Buffalo Public Library, 1950.

Description:       39 p. illus. 22 cm.

Notes:             On cover: A bibliography of Huckleberry Finn (Tom Sawyer's
                      comrade) by Mark Twain. Illustrated.


Call Number:       817 C591hZa
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Author:            Blanck, Jacob, 1906-1974. 

Other Author(s):   Johnson, Merle De Vore, 1874-1935. 

Title:             A supplement to "A bibliography of Mark Twain".

Primary Material:  Book

Subject(s):        Twain, Mark, 1835-1910 --Bibliography.

Publisher:         New York : [s.n.], 1939.

Description:       [4] p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

Notes:             "Privately printed."


Call Number:       817 C591hZb
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Author:            Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 

Title:             The innocents abroad; or, The new Pilgrim's progress; being
                      some account of the steamship Quaker City's pleasure
                      excursion to Europe and the Holy Land; with descriptions
                      of countries, nations, incidents and adventures, as they
                      appeared to the author. With two hundred and thirty-four
                      illustrations, by Mark Twain, (Samuel L. Clemens.) /
                      (Issued by subscription only, and not for sale in the
                      book-stores. Residents of any state desiring a copy
                      should address the publishers, and an agent will call
                      upon them)

Primary Material:  Book

Publisher:         Hartford, Conn., American Publishing Company; Newark, N.J.,
                      Bliss & Co.; Toledo, Ohio, R.W. Bliss & Co. [etc.] 1869.

Description:       [68 l.] illus. 22.4 cm.

Notes:             Salesman's dummy, made up of title page, various pages,
                      leafof advertisement, full page illustrations, and the
                      leaf of "Conditions," followed by leaves to enter names
                      of subscribers, their addresses, and types of binding.
                      The names of subscribers have been written in, by the
                      subscribers on nine pages. Contains samples of bindings
                      on inside covers.
                   Bound in original black cloth.
                   Dayton, p. 59.


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Author:            Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 

Title:             The innocents abroad, or the new pilgrims' progress; being
                      some account of the steamship quaker city's pleasure
                      excursion to Europe and the Holy Land; with descriptions
                      of countries, nations, incidents and adventures, as the
                      appeared to the author. With two hundred and thirty-four
                      illustrations, by Mark Twain [pseud.] (Issued by
                      subscription only, and not for sale in the book-stores.
                      Residents of any state desiring a copy should address
                      the publishers and an agent will calll upon them)

Primary Material:  Book

Publisher:         Hartford, Conn., American Publishing Company; Newark, N.J.,
                      R.W. Bliss & Co., etc. 1869.

Description:       6 p. l., vii-xviii [19]-651 [1] p., 5l. 2 fronts., plates,
                      illus. 22.5 cm.

Notes:             First edition, first issue: Lacks numerals for page
                      references at p. xvii and xviii and the word
                      "Conclusion" at foot of p. xviii. No. illus. on p. 129.
                      On p. 643 chapter heading reads "XLI" instead of "LXI".
                   Includes advertising matter, not included in paging.
                   Bound in black cloth, stamped in gold.
                   Johnson, Merle de Vore. A bibliography of the works of Mark
                      Twain, 1935, p. 9.


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Author:            Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 

Title:             The innocents abroad, or, The new pilgrims' progress ;
                      being some account of the steamship Quaker City's
                      pleasure excursion to Europe and the Holy Land : with
                      descriptions of countries, nations, incidents, and
                      adventures, as they appeared to the author : with two
                      hundred and thirty-four illustrations/ by Mark Twain
                      (Samuel L. Clemens)/ (Issued by subscription only, and
                      not for sale in the book-stores. Reseidents of any state
                      desiring a copy should address the publishers, and an
                      agent will call upon them)

Primary Material:  Book

Publisher:         San Francisco, Cal. : H.H. Bancroft ; Hartford, Conn. :
                      American Pub. Co., 1869.

Description:       xviii, [19]-651 p., [16] leaves of plates : ill. ; 22.2 cm.

Notes:             First edition, second issue: Numerals for page references
                      at p. xvii and xviii, the word "Conclusion" at foot of
                      p. xviii and illus. on p. 129. On p. 643 chapter heading
                      reads "LXI".
                   Includes advertising matter, not included in paging.
                   Bound in black cloth, stamped in gold and blind.
                   Johnson, Merle de Vore. A bibliography of the works of Mark
                      Twain, 1935, p. 9. Dayton, p. 59.


Call Number:       817 C591ib
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Author:            Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 

Title:             Is Shakespeare dead? From my autobiography [by] Mark Twain
                      [pseud.]

Primary Material:  Book

Subject(s):        Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 --Authorship.

Publisher:         New York, London, Harper & Brothers, 1909.

Description:       2 p. l., 149, [1] p. double front. 22 cm.

Notes:             First edition, first issue.
                   Error on p. 55, line 5: epuipped for equipped.
                   Bound in vertically ribbed green cloth with gold stamping.
                   Johnson, M. De V. A bibliograhy of the works of Mark Twain,
                      p. 90-91.


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Author:            Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 

Title:             Is Shakespeare dead? From my autobiography [by] Mark Twain
                      [pseud.]

Primary Material:  Book

Publisher:         New York, Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1909.

Description:       2 p. l., 149, [1] p., double front. 21.5 cm.

Notes:             First edition, first issue, lacking the publisher's
                      inserted leaf after the copyright notice referring to
                      George G. Greenwood.
                   Rubber stamp "Printed in U.S.A." on verso of title page
                      indicating the edition for the English trade. After the
                      final leaf of text there is inserted a leaf of
                      advertisements for "The Shakespeare proble restated", by
                      George G. Greenwood and "In re Shakespeare problem", by
                      George G. Greenwood.
                   Error on p. 55. line 5: epuipped for equipped.
                   Bound in vertically ribbed green cloth with gold stamping.
                   Johnson, M. De V. A bibliography of the works of Mark
                      Twain, p. 90-91.


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Author:            Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 

Other Author(s):   Webb, Charles Henry, 1834-1905. 

Title:             The celebrated jumping frog of Calaveras County, and other
                      sketches. By Mark Twain [pseud.] Edited by John Paul
                      [pseud.]

Primary Material:  Book

Publisher:         New York, C.H. Webb, 1867.

Description:       198 p. 17.5 cm.

Notes:             First edition, first issue: the type unbroken on p. 198,
                      last line in numeral on p. 21, and in last word on p.
                      66. Yellow leaf of publisher's advertisements opposite
                      the title page.
                   Bound in original blue cloth.
                   Autograph of Chrystina Hedges, Newark, N.J. on blank leaf
                      at end.
                   Johnson, M. De V. A bibliography of the works of Mark
                      Twain, 1935, p. 3.


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Author:            Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 

Title:             The jumping frog, in English, then in French, then clawed
                      back into a civilized language once more by patient,
                      unremunerated toil, by Mark Twain [pseud.] illustrated
                      by F. Strothman.

Primary Material:  Book

Publisher:         New York, London, Harper & Brothers, 1903.

Description:       2 p. l., 65, [1] p. front., 11 pl. 21 cm.

Notes:             First separate edition.
                   Imperfect: plate facing p.4 wanting.
                   Bound in original red cloth.
                   Duschnes, P.C. Catalogue no. 49 [n.d.] no. 55.


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Author:            Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 

Title:             King Leopold's soliloquy; a defense of his Congo rule, by
                      Mark Twain [pseud.]

Primary Material:  Book

Subject(s):        Léopold 1835-1909. 
                   Congo (Democratic Republic)

Publisher:         Boston, Mass., The P.R. Warren Co., 1905.

Description:       2 p. l., 3-49, [1] p. front., illus., plates. 18.7 cm.

Notes:             First edition, first state, issued in green printed
                      wrappers. First page of text is numbered 3.
                   Johnson, M. De V. A bibliography of the works of Mark
                      Twain, p. 81.


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Author:            Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 

Title:             Mark Twain's library of humor. Illustrated by E. W. Kemble.

Primary Material:  Book

Subject(s):        American wit and humor.

Publisher:         New York, C. L. Webster, 1888.

Description:       xxiv, 707 p. illus. 24 cm.

Notes:             First edition, first issue: Index not arranged
                      alphabetically, and "Warm hair", page 8, bears the
                      signature of Mark Twain, omitted in later issues.
                      Contains "Compiler's apology."
                   Bound in brown cloth.
                   Publishers' and booksellers' protective Assn. stamp, no.
                      5021 pasted on back fly leaf.
                   Reissued by Harpers, 1906, in three volumes entitled: Men
                      and things, Women and things, and little nonsense.
                   Johnson, M. De V. A bibliography of the works of Mark
                      Twain, p. 127.


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Author:            Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 

Title:             Life on the Mississippi, by Mark Twain [pseud.]  With more
                      than 300 illustrations. <Sold by subscription only>

Primary Material:  Book

Subject(s):        Mississippi River--Description and travel.
                   Mississippi River Valley--Social life and customs.

Publisher:         Boston, J. R. Osgood, 1883[c1874,1875,1883]

Description:       624 p. incl. front., illus., plates. 23 cm.

Notes:             Title vignette.
                   First issue of the American edition, having an illustration
                      on p. 441, showing Mark Twain in flames, which was
                      omitted, at the request of Mrs. Clemens, in further
                      printings of same t. p. date.  Cf. Merle Johnson.  A
                      bibliography of the work of Mark Twain, 1910, p. 57.
                   Bound in original brown twilled cloth.
                   Johnson, M. De V. A bibliography of the works of Mark
                      Twain, p. 41-43.


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Author:            Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 

Title:             Life on the Mississippi, by Mark Twain [pseud.]  With more
                      than 300 illustrations. <Sold by subscription only.>

Primary Material:  Book

Subject(s):        Mississippi River--Description and travel.
                   Mississippi River Valley--Social life and customs.

Publisher:         Boston, J. R. Osgood, 1883.

Description:       624 p. front., illus., plates. 23 cm.

Notes:             Title vignette.
                   First American edition, 2nd issue.
                   The first copies contained an illustration, p. 441, showing
                      Mark Twain in flames, which was omitted, at the request
                      of Mrs. Clemens, in further printings of same t.-p.
                      date. cf. Merle Johnson, A bibliography of the work of
                      Mark Twain, 1910, p. 57.  In the present issue the
                      illustration is omitted. Illus. on p. 443 captioned "St.
                      Charles Hotel."
                   Bound in original cloth.
                   Bookplate and autograph of Geo. F. Sinclair.
                   Johnson, M. De V. A bibliography of the works of Mark
                      Twain, p. 41-43.


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Author:            Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 

Title:             Life on the Mississippi, by Mark Twain [pseud.] ... With
                      over 300 illustrations.

Primary Material:  Book

Subject(s):        Mississippi River--Description and travel.
                   Mississippi River Valley--Social life and customs.

Publisher:         London, Chatto & Windus, 1883.

Description:       xxv, 561 p. incl. front., illus., pl. 19 cm.

Notes:             Printed May 12, 1883.
                   First English edition.
                   Advertisements, 32 p., dated March, 1883, at end.
                   Bound in red cloth with figured end papers.
                   Johnson, M. De V. A bibliography of the works of Mark
                      Twain, p. 43.


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Author:            Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 

Title:             The suppressed chapter of "Life on the Mississippi".

Primary Material:  Book

Subject(s):        Mississippi--Social conditions.

Publisher:         [New York, Privately printed, ca.1910]

Description:       [4] p. 21.5 cm.

Notes:             Caption title.
                   "Two hundred and fifty copies of the first printing. This
                      is no. 215."
                   Johnson, M. De V. A bibliography of the works of Mark
                      Twain. 1935. p. 43.


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Author:            Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 

Title:             Mark Twain's letter to the California pioneers.

Primary Material:  Book

Publisher:         Oakland, Cal., Dewitt & Snelling, 1911.

Description:       2 p. l., [7]-13, [1] p., 1 l. 19 cm.

Notes:             First edition, first issue: copyright notice intact on
                      verso of title page.
                   On cover: Elmira, N.Y., 1869.
                   "This edition is limited to 750 copies." This copy not
                      numbered.
                   Bound in tan papers.
                   Johnson, M. De V. A bibliography of the works of Mark
                      Twain. 1935. p. 93.


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Author:            Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 

Other Author(s):   Sacramento union, Sacramento, Calif.

Title:             Letters from Honolulu, written for the Sacramento union by
                      Mark Twain [pseud.] Introduction by John W. Vandercook.

Primary Material:  Book

Subject(s):        Hornet (Clipper-ship)
                   Shipwrecks.
                   Sugar trade--Hawaii.
                   Whaling.

Publisher:         Honolulu, T. Nickerson, [c1939.]

Description:       xv, 101 p., 1 l. 21 cm.

Notes:             "This edition is limited to one thousand copies."
                   "Printed for the first time between covers." Introduction.

Table of Contents: Letters from Honolulu. I. The burning of the clipper ship
                      Hornet. II. The sugar industry. III. The whaling trade.
                      IV. The importance of the Hawaiian trade.
                   Excerpts from the diaries of Captain Mitchell and the
                      Ferguson brothers.
                   Mark Twain's concluding remarks, reprinted from Harper's
                      new monthly magazine, December, 1866.


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Author:            Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 

Other Author(s):   Branch, Edgar Marquess, 1913- 
                   Mark Twain Association of America.

Title:             Muscatine journal and news-tribune.
                   Mark Twain's letters in the Muscatine journal, edited with
                      an introduction by Edgar M. Branch ...

Primary Material:  Book

Subject(s):        Twain, Mark, 1835-1910 --Correspondence.

Publisher:         Chicago, The Mark Twain Association of America, 1942.

Description:       28 p. front. (port.) pl. 22 cm.

Notes:             "An edition consisting of 300 numbered copies, of which
                      this is copy no. 51."


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Author:            Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 

Other Author(s):   Dane, G. Ezra (George Ezra), 1904-1941. 
                   Sacramento union, Sacramento, Calif.
                   Grabhorn Press.

Title:             Letters from the Sandwich Islands, written for the
                      Sacramento union by Mark Twain [pseud.] Introduction &
                      conclusion by G. Ezra Dane, illustrations by Dorothy
                      Grover.

Primary Material:  Book

Subject(s):        Hawaii--Description and travel.
                   Hawaii--Social life and customs.

Publisher:         San Francisco, The Grabhorn Press, 1937.

Description:       1st ed.
                   3 p. l., [v]-xii p., 1 l., 224 p., 1 l. col. illus. 25 cm.

Series:            Rare Americana, 3d ser., no. 4

Notes:             Illustrated t.-p. in color.
                   Bound in paper covered boards with cloth spine.
                   "Number four of the third series of Rare Americana printed
                      in an edition of five hundred and fifty copies."


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Author:            Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 

Other Author(s):   Dane, George Ezra.
                   Sacramento union, Sacramento, Calif.

Title:             Letters from the Sandwich Islands, written for the
                      Sacramento union by Mark Twain [pseud.] Introduction &
                      conclusion by G. Ezra Dane, illustrations by Dorothy
                      Grover.

Primary Material:  Book

Subject(s):        Hawaii--Description and travel.
                   Hawaii--Social life and customs.

Publisher:         Stanford University, Calif., Stanford university press;
                      London, H. Milford, Oxford university press [c1938]

Description:       3 p. l., [v]-xii p., 1 l., 224 p.  illus.

Notes:             Illustrated t.p.


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Author:            Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 

Other Author(s):   De Voto, Bernard Augustine, 1897-1955. 

Title:             Mark Twain in eruption; hitherto unpublished pages about
                      men and events, by Mark Twain [pseud.] edited and with
                      an introduction by Bernard DeVoto.

Primary Material:  Book

Publisher:         New York and London, Harper & brothers [c1940]

Description:       xxviii p., 1 l., 402 p. front. [facsim.] 22 cm.

Notes:             "First edition K-P" on verso of title page.
                   "When Albert Bigelow Paine published his two-volume edition
                      of Mark Twain's Autobiography in 1924, he used something
                      less than half of the typescript in which everything
                      that Mark wanted in his memoirs had been brought
                      together. This book uses about half of the remainder. It
                      has been selected, rearranged, and to some extent
                      edited."-Introd.

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Author:            Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 

Title:             The man that corrupted Hadleyburg and other stories and
                      essays / by Mark Twain.

Primary Material:  Book

Publisher:         New York : Harper & Bros., 1900.

Description:       398 p., [11] leaves of plates : ill., 1 facsim., ports. ;
                      21 cm.

Notes:             First edition, first issue, printed on thicker paper than
                      later issues, measures 1 3/8 inches in thickness.
                   Page 154, line 4 the words "and requires" run together.
                   Advertisements, 2 pages, at end.
                   Bound in red cloth with the M T and corn design monogram
                      stamped in gold on front cover.
                   Autograph: H.C. Munro on front fly leaf.
                   Stamp: Lavender's loan library on inside covers.
                   Johnson, M. De V. A bibliography of the works of Mark
                      Twain, p. 70.

Table of Contents: The man that corrupted Hadleyburg.
                   My début as a literary person.
                   From the "London times" of 1904.
                   At the appetitecure.
                   My first lie, and how I got out of it.
                   Is he living or is he dead?
                   The Esquimau maiden's romance.
                   How to tell a story.
                   About play-acting.
                   Concerning the Jews.
                   Stirring times in Austria.
                   The Austrian Edison keeping school again.
                   Travelling with a reformer.
                   Private history of the "Jumping frog" story.
                   My boyhood dreams.


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Author:            Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 

Title:             Mark Twain, able yachtsman, interviews himself on Why
                      Lipton failed to lift the cup.

Primary Material:  Book

Subject(s):        Yachting--United States.

Publisher:         [n.p., Priv. print., 1920]

Description:       2 p. l., 9-31 p. incl. pl., port. front. 22 cm.

Notes:             Cover title: Mark interviews himself.
                   "First edition of 109 copies, of which this is number 17."
                   Cover and blank sides of leaves included in paging.
                   Appeared originally in the New York Herald, Aug. 30, 1903
                      ad "The yacht races."
                   Bound in printed wrappers; uncut.
                   Johnson, M. De V. A bibliography of the works of Mark
                      Twain. 1935. p. 97.


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Author:            Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 

Title:             My début as a literary person, with other essays and
                      stories/ By Mark Twain (Samuel L. Clemens).

Primary Material:  Book

Publisher:         Hartford, Conn. : American Publishing Co., 1903.

Description:       Underwood ed.
                   viii, [2], 4-367 p. : ill. ; 22.5 cm.

Series:            Writings of Mark Twain ; v. 23

Notes:             Mistaken as a first edition, but one of the cheaper
                      editions printed from the same plates as v.23 of the
                      Autograph edition. Shows type wear, for example on p.
                      313. No insertedportrait of Mark Twain.
                   Bound in blue cloth.

Table of Contents: My début as a literary person 
                   The Esquimau maiden's romance 
                   The man who corrupted Hadleyburg 
                   My first lie and how I got out of it 
                   The belated Russian passport 
                   Two little tales 
                   About play acting 
                   Diplomatic pay and clothes 
                   Is he living or is he dead 
                   My boyhood dreams 
                   The Austrian Edison keeping school again 
                   Extracts from Adam's diary 
                   The death disk 
                   A double-barreled detective story.


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Author:            Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 

Title:             Merry tales, by Mark Twain [pseud.]

Primary Material:  Book

Publisher:         New York, C.L. Webster & co., 1892.

Description:       vi p., 1 l., 9-209 p. 19 cm.

Series:            Fiction, fact, and fancy series

Notes:             First edition: first issued; figured end-papers and without
                      frontispiece of Mark Twain.
                   Bound in original olive green twilled cloth.
                   Johnson, M. De V. A bibliography of the works of Mark
                      Twain, p. 52.

Table of Contents: The private history of a campaign that failed.
                   The invalid's story.
                   Luck.
                   The captain's story.
                   A curious experience.
                   Mrs. McWilliams and the lightning.
                   Meisterschaft.


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Author:            Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 

Title:             The £1,000,000 bank-note, and other new stories, by Mark
                      Twain [pseud.]

Primary Material:  Book

Publisher:         New York, C.L. Webster & company, 1893.

Description:       1st ed.
                   3 p. l., 9-260 p. front. 20 cm.

Notes:             Publisher's advertisements, 9 pages, at end.
                   Bound in light brown cloth, stamped in gold, black and
                      brown.
                   Johnson, M. De V. A bibliography of the works of Mark
                      Twain, p. 55-56.

Table of Contents: The £1,000,000 bank-note.
                   Mental telegraphy.
                   A cure for the blues.
                   Enemy conquered.
                   About all kinds of ships.
                   Playing courier.
                   The German Chicago.
                   A petition to the Queen of England.
                   A majestic literary fossil.


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Author:            Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 

Title:             More tramps abroad; by Mark Twain [pseud.]

Primary Material:  Book

Publisher:         London, Chatto & Windus, 1897.

Description:       4 p.l. [1]-486p., 1l. [1]-32 p. facsim. 19.5 cm.

Notes:             First English edition.
                   Advertisements, 32 paged dated: Sept. 1897, at end.
                   Published previously under title: Following the equator.
                   Bound in maroon cloth.
                   Johnson, M. De V. A bibliography of the works of Mark
                      Twain, p. 66.


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Author:            Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 

Title:             The mysterious stranger; a romance by Mark Twain [pseud.]
                      with illustrations by N.C. Wyeth.

Primary Material:  Book

Publisher:         New York and London, Harper & brothers [1916]

Description:       150 p. col. front., col. plates. 24 cm.

Notes:             First edition: "Published October, 1916 K-Q" on verso of
                      title page.
                   Bound in black cloth with picture mounted on cover.
                   Potter, J.K. Samuel L. Clemens, first editions and values,
                      p. 74.


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Author:            Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 

Title:             The mysterious stranger, and other stories, by Mark Twain
                      [pseud.]

Primary Material:  Book

Publisher:         New York, London, Harper & brothers, 1922.

Description:       3 p. l., 3-323, [1] p. front. 20 cm.

Notes:             "First edition, D-W."
                   Publisher's advertisement, 4 pages, at end.
                   First editions of the following pieces in book form: My
                      platonic sweetheart, A fable, Hunting the decietful
                      turkey.--Cf. Johnson, p. 80.
                   Bound in original red cloth; circular M T corn monogram on
                      front cover.
                   Johnson, M. De V. A bibliography of the works of Mark Tain,
                      p. 99.

Table of Contents: The mysterious stranger.
                   A horse's tale.
                   Extract from Captain Stormfield's visit to heaven.
                   A fable.
                   My platonic sweetheart.
                   Hunting the deceitful turkey.
                   The McWilliamses and the burglar alarm.


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Author:            Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 

Other Author(s):   Harnsberger, Caroline Thomas, 1902- 

Title:             Mark Twain at your fingertips, edited by Caroline Thomas
                      Harnsberger.

Primary Material:  Book

Publisher:         New York, Beechhurst Press [1948]

Description:       xiv, 559 p. port. 23 cm.

Notes:             "A Cloud, inc., publication."
                   "Quotations from ... [Mark Twain's] works alphabetically
                      arranged by subject matter."--Dust jacket.
                   Bibliography: p. [531]-535.


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Author:            Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 

Title:             Mark Twain on simplified spelling : a speech at the annual
                      dinner of the Associated Press, held in New York,
                      September 19, 1906 : revised expressly for the
                      Simplified Spelling Board.

Primary Material:  Book

Subject(s):        Spelling reform.

Publisher:         New York : Simplified Spelling Board, [1906]

Description:       4 p. ; 22 cm.

Series:            Circular - Simplified Spelling Board ; no. 9, Nov. 10, 1906

Notes:             First edition, later issue: blurred type on p.1, line 3.
                   Caption title.
                   Johnson, M. De V. A bibliography of the works of Mark
                      Twain. 1935. p. 134.


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Author:            Fonseca, José da, 1788-1866. 

Other Author(s):   Carolino, Pedro.
                   Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 

Title:             The new guide of the conversation in Portuguese and English
                      ... by Pedro Carolino.

Primary Material:  Book

Subject(s):        Portuguese language--Conversation and phrase books.
                   Errors and blunders, Literary.

Publisher:         Boston, J.R. Osgood and Company, 1883.

Description:       1st American ed., reprinted verbatim et literatim, with an
                      introduction by Mark Twain [pseud.]
                   xiv, 182 p. 15 cm.

Notes:             Bound in brown cloth.
                   Bookplate of George Abbot James.
                   Johnson, M. De V. A bibliography of the works of Mark
                      Twain, p. 126.


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Author:            Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 

Title:             Old times on the Mississippi, by Mark Twain, author of
                      "Innocents Abroad," "Roughing it," etc., etc.

Primary Material:  Book

Subject(s):        Mississippi River--Description and travel.
                   Mississippi River Valley--Social life and customs.

Publisher:         Toronto, Belford Brothers Publishers, 1876.

Notes:             First edition, first state: No mention of "Tom Sawyer" on
                      the title page; no advertisement for "Tom Sawyer" on
                      verso of half-title.
                   Advertisements, 3 pages, at end.
                   Cover title is set in Old English.
                   Bound in original lavendar.
                   Autograph: Carl V. Davis, 210 Union St., Kingston, Ont.
                   Johnson, M. De V. A bibliography of the works of Mark
                      Twain, p. 42.


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Author:            Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 

Title:             Old times on the Mississippi / by Mark Twain, author of
                      "Tom Sawyer," "Innocents Aborad," &c., &c.

Primary Material:  Book

Subject(s):        Mississippi River--Description and travel.
                   Mississippi River Valley--Social life and customs.

Publisher:         Toronto : Belford Brothers, 1876.

Description:       157 p. ; 18.5 cm.

Notes:             First edition, second state: mentions "Tom Sawyer" on title
                      page, has advertisement for "Tom Sawyer" on verso of
                      half-title.
                   Advertisements, 3 pages, at end.
                   Cover title is set in Old English.
                   Bound in original maroon cloth.
                   Autograph: Dewitt Miller, Forest-Glen, Maryland.
                   Johnson, M. De V. A bibliography of the works of Mark
                      Twain, p. 42.


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Author:            Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 

Title:             The Panama Railroad.

Primary Material:  Book

Publisher:         New York, Chips, 1895.

Description:       p. [3-4] 16 cm.

Notes:             First printing.
                   Caption title.
                   Uncut.
                   Johnson, M. De V. A bibliography of the works of Mark
                      Twain. 1935. p. 128.


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Author:            Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 

Title:             Personal recollections of Joan of Arc. By the Sieur Luis de
                      Conte [pseud.] (her page and secretary) Freely
                      translated out of the ancient French into modern English
                      from the original unpublished manuscript in the national
                      archives of France, by Jean Franc·ois Alden. Illustrated
                      from original drawings by F. V. Du Mond ...

Primary Material:  Book

Subject(s):        Joan, 1412-1431 --Fiction.

Publisher:         New York, Harper & Brothers, 1896.

Description:       xiv p., 1 l., 461 p. incl. front. plates. 20 cm.

Notes:             First edition, first issued without dedication.
                   Mark Twain's name appears only on the cover.
                   Advertisements, 2 pages at end, list Memoirs of Barros with
                      last two words being "just ready."--cf. Duschnes,
                      Catalogue no. 49, p. 9.
                   Bound in red buckram with gold and silver stamping.
                   Johnson, M. De V. A bibliography of the works of Mark
                      Twain, p. 61.


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Author:            Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 

Title:             Personal recollections of Joan of Arc / By the Sieur Louis
                      de Conte [pseud.] (her page and secretary) ; freely
                      translated out of the ancient French into modern
                      English, from the original unpublished manuscript in the
                      national archives of France, by Jean François Alden ;
                      edited by Mark Twain ; with 12 illustrations by F. V. Du
                      Mond.

Primary Material:  Book

Publisher:         London : Chatto & Windus, 1896.

Description:       x, [6], 435, [1], 32 p., [12] leaves of plates : ill. ;
                      19.4 cm.

Notes:             First English edition, late state: 32 pages of
                      advertisements at end dated Nov. 1896 instead of March
                      1896.
                   On cover: Joan of Arc.
                   Title page in red and black.
                   Bound in original blue cloth.
                   Johnson, M. De V. A bibliography of the works of Mark
                      Twain, 1935, p. 61.


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Author:            Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 

Title:             Punch, brothers, punch! and other sketches. By Mark Twain
                      [pseud.]

Primary Material:  Book

Publisher:         New York, Slote, Woodman & Co. [1878]

Description:       140 p. illus. 16 cm.

Notes:             First edition, first state: author's name on title page
                      printed in Roman capitals; 2 blank fly leaves at end;
                      the printed picture of the scrap book on inside back
                      cover is small, measuring about 2 by 2 7/8 inches.
                   Bound in original green cloth.
                   Johnson, M. De V. A bibliography of the works of Mark
                      Twain, p. 31.

Table of Contents: Punch, brothers, punch!
                   Speech on the weather at the New England society's
                      seventy-first annual dinner.
                   Rogers.
                   Map of Paris (with map)
                   Random notes of an idle excursion.
                   Speech at a dinner of the Knights of St. Patrick.
                   An encounter with an interviewer.
                   The loves of Alonzo Fitz Clarence, etc.
                   Canvasser's tale.


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Author:            Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 

Title:             Punch, brothers, punch! and other sketches, by Mark Twain
                      [pseud.]

Primary Material:  Book

Publisher:         New York, Slote, Woodman & Co. [c1878]

Description:       [1]-140 p., 2l. illus., facsim. 14.9 cm.

Notes:             Probably first edition, second state: author's name on
                      title page printed in facsimile autography.
                   Advertisements including certificate, 2 leaves, at end.
                   Bound in red decorative wrappers, the damaged spine
                      lettered: Mark Twain's Punch, price 25 cents; on back
                      cover advertisement for Mark Twain's scrap book.
                   Johnson, M. De V. A bibliography of the works of Mark
                      Twain, p. 32.


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Author:            Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 

Title:             The prince and the pauper; a tale for young people of all
                      ages, by Mark Twain [pseud.]  With one hundred and
                      ninety illustrations.

Primary Material:  Book

Publisher:         London, Chatto & Windus, 1881.

Description:       [1-xvi] [1]-391[1] [1]-32p. incl. front. illus., facsim. 19
                      cm.

Notes:             First English edition, pub. almost 2 weeks before the
                      American edition.
                   Letter to Cromwell in manuscript facsimile and transcript
                      of same and picture of the great seal, pages [ii-iv]
                   32 p. of advertisement at end.
                   Bound in original red cloth.
                   Johnson, M. De V. A bibliography of the works of Mark
                      Twain, p. 39-42.


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Author:            Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 

Title:             The prince and the pauper : a tale for young people of all
                      ages / by Mark Twain ; with one hundred and ninety-two
                      illustrations.

Primary Material:  Book

Publisher:         Boston : James R. Osgood and Company, 1882.

Description:       1st American ed.
                   411 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.

Notes:             First edition, first state: gilt plate on spine about 3/8"
                      from the top.
                   Printed by Franklin press.
                   Letter to Cromwell in manuscript facsimile and transcript
                      of same and picture of the great seal, pages [2-4]
                   Bound in green cloth stamped in gold and black.
                   Johnson, M. De V. A bibliography of the works of Mark
                      Twain, p. 39.


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Author:            Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 

Title:             The prince and the pauper; a tale for young people of all
                      ages, by Mark Twain [pseud.]

Primary Material:  Book

Publisher:         Montreal, Dawson Brothers, 1881.

Description:       278 p. 21 cm.

Notes:             First Canadian edition.
                   Johnson, M. De V. A bibliography of the works of Mark
                      Twain, p. 41.


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Author:            Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 

Other Author(s):   Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 
Title:             [Pudd'nhead Wilson]
                   The tragedy of Pudd'nhead Wilson ; and the comedy, Those
                      extraordinary twins / by Mark Twain (Samuel L. Clemens)
                      ; with marginal ill.

Primary Material:  Book

Publisher:         Hartford, Conn. : American Pub. Co., 1894.

Description:       [4], 15-432 p., [1] leaf of plates : ill., port. 23 cm.

Notes:             1st edition.
                   Collation of the preliminary leaves includes the protective
                      tissues of the frontispiece.
                   Bound in original brown cloth.
                   Johnson, M. De V. A bibliography of the works of Mark
                      Twain, p. 59-61.


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Author:            Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 
Title:             [Pudd'nhead Wilson. 1894]
                   Pudd'nhead Wilson : a tale / by Mark Twain.

Primary Material:  Book

Publisher:         London : Chatto & Windus, 1894.

Description:       ix, 246, 32 p. : ill. ; 19.4 cm.

Notes:             Includes a portrait of the author by James Mapes Dodge and
                      six illustrations by Louis Loeb.
                   First English edition, preceding the American edition.--Cf.
                      DAyton p. 71.
                   Advertisements, 32 pages, at end, dated Sept. 1894.
                   Error in numbering of page of preliminary matter.
                   Bound in red cloth.
                   Potter, J.K. Samuel L. Clemens. First editions and values,
                      p. 48.


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Author:            Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 

Title:             Pudd'nhead Wilson's calendar for 1894.

Primary Material:  Book

Subject(s):        Twain, Mark, 1835-1910 --Calendars.

Publisher:         [Dawson's Landing, Mo., : Henry Butts, 1893?]

Description:       16 p. : ill., port. ; 7.8 cm.

Notes:             First edition, first state: p.5 reads "When angry count a
                      hundred"; the advertisement on p.15 concludes "It began
                      in the December Century-the great Christmas number ...";
                      no critical notices about the early installments of
                      Pudd'nhead Wilson; full length portrait of Mark Twain on
                      inside back cover.
                   Presentation autography on front civer by an unknown hand.
                   Bound in yellow papers.
                   Johnson, M. De V. A bibliography of the works of Mark
                      Twain. 1935. p. 56.


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Author:            Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 

Title:             Queen Victoria's jubilee : the great procession of June 22,
                      1897, in the Queen's honor, reported both in the light
                      of history, and as a spectacle, by Mark Twain [pseud.]
                      Privately printed for private distribution only.

Primary Material:  Book

Subject(s):        Victoria, 1819-1901. 

Publisher:         [New York? 190-?]

Description:       1 p. l., 22 p. front., pl. 23 1/2 cm.

Notes:             Plate printed on both sides.
                   "The first printing in book form is limited to 195 copies,
                      of which this is no. 11."
                   "Originally contributed to the New York Journal, June 21
                      and 23, 1897. Date of issue of the book is uncertain,
                      but at least previous to 1908."-- M. Johnson, Bibl. of
                      Mark Twain.
                   Autograph: First edition, Merle Johnson.
                   Book plate: Ex libris, William Hartmann Woodin on slip case
                      cover.
                   Johnson, M. De V. A bibliography of the works of Mark
                      Twain, p. 92.


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Author:            Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 

Title:             The Quaker city Holy Land excursion. An unfinished play  /
                      by Mark Twain [i.e. S. L. Clemens] 1867.

Primary Material:  Book

Publisher:         [s.l.] : Privately printed, 1927.

Description:       [22] p. ; 24 cm.

Notes:             First edition: "This play is here printed for the first
                      time from the author's original manuscript. The edition
                      consists of 200 copies." The greater part of the edition
                      was destroyed.--Cf. Johnson, M. De V. American first
                      edition, 1942, p. 114.
                   Johnson, M. De V. A bibliography of Mark Twain. 1935. p.
                      106.


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Author:            Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 

Title:             Rambling notes of an idle excursion, by Mark Twain, author
                      of "Adventures of Tom Sawyer," "Old Times on the
                      Mississippi," "Innocents Abroad," etc.

Primary Material:  Book

Publisher:         Toronto, Rose-Belford Publishing Co., MDCCCLXXVIII.

Description:       150 p. 18.7 cm.

Notes:             First Canadian edition, probably pirated.--Cf. Dayton.
                   Imperfect: pages 1-2 wanting.
                   Bound in green cloth.
                   Autograph on back fly leaf: Dewitt Miller, Forest-Glen
                      Maryland.
                   Potter, J.K. Samuel L. Clemens. First editions and values,
                      p. 27. Dayton, p. 62.

Table of Contents: An idle excursion.
                   Facts concerning the recent carnival of crime in
                      Connecticut.
                   The loves of Alonzo Fitz Clarence and Rosannah Ethelton.
                   A true story.
                   The canvasser's tale.
                   An eccounter with an interviewer.
                   Speech on the weather.
                   Rogers.
                   Letter read at a dinner of the Knights of St. Patrick.


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Author:            Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 

Title:             Roughing it, by Mark Twain [pseud.] Fully illustrated by
                      eminent artists. (Issued by subscription only, and not
                      for sale in book-stores) (Residents of any state
                      desiring a copy should address the publishers as below)

Primary Material:  Book

Publisher:         Hartford, Conn., American Publishing Company, 1872.

Description:       xviii, [19]-591, [1] p. fronts., illus., 6 plates. 22.7 cm.

Notes:             First edition, first state: p. 242, lines 20 and 21:
                      premises - said he was occupying his; capital "M" in
                      Table of contents, first line, p. xi and the letter "y"
                      in "My", first word of chapter 1, p. 19, are unbroken.
                      Advertisement for the American publisher on p. [592].
                      Illus. no. 126 used as a front, and not inserted at p.
                      235. Illus. no. 92 listed as "Fight at Lake Tahoe".
                      Illus "Tom Quartz" on p. 440 doubles as "Peter" in Tom
                      Sawyer.
                   Bound in original black pebbled cloth with stamping in
                      gold.
                   Library copy differs from copy described by Johnson:
                      different imprint, 4 fly leaves at end, no reprint
                      notice on title page.
                   Autograph: E.D. Buffington, Worcestor, Mass.


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Author:            Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 

Title:             Roughing it, by Mark Twain. (Samuel L. Clemens) Fully
                      illustrated by eminent artists. (Issued by subscription
                      only, and not for sale in book-stores.) (Residents of
                      any state desiring a copy should address the publishers
                      as below.)

Primary Material:  Book

Publisher:         Hartford, Conn., American Publishing Company; Chicago, F.
                      G. Gilman & Co.; [etc., etc.] 1872.

Description:       xviii, [19]-591 p. fronts., illus., plates. 22.7 cm.

Notes:             First edition, 3d state: p. 242, lines 20 and 21: premises
                      - said was occupying; capital "M" in Table of contents,
                      first line, p. xi and the letter "y" in "My", first word
                      of chapter 1, p. 19, are broken.
                   Same copy as described by Johnson, but no reprint notice on
                      title page.


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Author:            Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 

Title:             Mark Twain's Date 1601 : conversation as it was by the
                      social fireside in the time of the Tudors, comprising
                      facsimiles of the original edition and the revised or
                      West Point edition.

Primary Material:  Book

Publisher:         [s.l.] : Privately printed, 1920.

Description:       8, xi, [7] p., [1] leaf of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.

Notes:             "This edition is limited to 110 copies of which this is no.
                      six."
                   Facsimile reprint of Cleveland edition.
                   Bound in brown paper.
                   Bookplate: Ex libris. William Hartmann Woodin on slip case
                      cover.
                   Johnson, M. De V. A bibliography of the works of Mark
                      Twain, p. 35-37 (About first editions and variants)


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Author:            Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 

Title:             The Sandwich Islands by Mark Twain [pseud.]

Primary Material:  Book

Publisher:         New York, 1920.

Description:       39 p. facsim. 26 cm.

Notes:             First edition limited to 30 copies.
                   Bound in morocco back and cloth sides, heavy pasteboard end
                      papers, dark blue, 2 fly leaves in front, 10 fly leaves
                      at end.
                   "The material ... appeared originally in the New York
                      Tribune as 'Views of Mark Twain,' January 6, 1873; and
                      'Concluding views of Mark Twain,' January 9, 1873 ...
                      Includes the text of Mark Twain's 'Kanakadom' speech as
                      delivered at Cooper Union, New York, in 1868." Johnson,
                      p. 99.
                   Johnson, M. De V. A bibliography of the works of Mark
                      Twain, p. 98.


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Author:            Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 

Title:             Mark Twain's scrap book.

Primary Material:  Book

Publisher:         New York, Daniel Slote, 1878.

Description:       32 l. 27.7 cm.

Notes:             First edition.
                   Title taken from trade mark pasted on inside front cover.
                   "Registered: April 23rd 1878."
                   Bound in blue cloth, grey lining-papers.
                   A self-pasting scrap-book, designed and patented by Mark
                      Twain. The only copy know to be absolutely unused, with
                      the leaves blank, as issued, and the only copy to
                      possess a printed letter, written by Mark Twain to
                      commend it. The letter is illustrated.--Cf. Dayton p.
                      62.
                   Autograph: Presented to Miss Myrtie Crissey, by Fred Erwin
                      [and others]
                   Johnson, M. De V. A bibliography of the works of Mark
                      Twain, p. 158.


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Author:            Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 

Title:             Mark Twain's sketches.

Primary Material:  Book

Publisher:         New York, American News Co. [c1874]

Description:       Authorized edition. With illustrations by R. T. Sperry.
                   32 p. illus. 24 cm.

Notes:             First edition, first issue.
                   Illustrated green paper covers.
                   Book plates: Woodin, William Hartmann and Whitall, W. Van
                      R.
                   First edition of "A memorable midnight experience," and
                      "Rogers"; first American edition of most of the other
                      stories. cf. Johnson's Bibl. of Mark Twain.
                   Johnson, M. De V. A bibliography of the works of Mark
                      Twain, p. 22.

Table of Contents: A memorable midnight experience.
                   The jumping frog.
                   Rogers.
                   Breaking it gently.
                   Back from "Yurrup."
                   The facts in the case of the great beef contract.
                   Aurelia's unfortunate young man.
                   The widow's protest.
                   Map of Paris.
                   Property in London.
                   The undertaker's chat.
                   Misplaced confidence.
                   Concerning chambermaids.


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Author:            Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 

Title:             Sketches, new and old by Mark Twain [pseud.]

Primary Material:  Book

Publisher:         Hartford, Conn., American Publishing Co., 1893.

Description:       316 p. illus. 21 cm.

Notes:             Author's autograph presentation copy: To W.S., 1896 S.L.
                      Clemens.
                   Autograph: Jim with Holly's love. Xmas 1898, on front
                      lining papers.
                   Advertisement of The adventures of Tom Sawyer, a new and
                      popular edition, at end.
                   Bound in yellow decorative cloth with design of the jumping
                      frog.
                   Bibl. of American literature, no. 3651.


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Author:            Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 
Title:             [Sketches new and old]
                   Mark Twain's Sketches, new and old. Now first published in
                      complete form. Sold only by subscription.

Primary Material:  Book

Publisher:         Hartford and Chicago, The American pub. company, 1875.

Description:       [1st ed.]
                   [8], 17-320 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

Notes:             On spine: Sketches old and new.
                   First issue: The footnotes on p. 119 repeated on p. 120,
                      and the erroneously printed "From Hospital Days," on p.
                      299, with the relevant erratum slip tipped in.
                   Bound in original decorated blue cloth.
                   Johnson, M. De V. A bibliography of the works of Mark
                      Twain, p. 24.


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Author:            Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 
Title:             [Sketches new and old]
                   Mark Twain's sketches, new and old.

Primary Material:  Book

Publisher:         Hartford, Conn. : American Pub. Co., 1875.

Description:       Now first published in complete form.
                   320 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

Notes:             Cover title: Sketches / by Mark Twain.
                   Spine title: Sketches old and new / Mark Twain.
                   First edition, 2nd issue: Lacks the sketch "From hospital
                      days" and erratum slip at p. 299, and the duplicated
                      note on p. 120.
                   Bound in original decorated blue cloth.
                   Johnson, M. De V. A bibliography of the works of Mark
                      Twain, p. 24.


Call Number:       817 C591sknb
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Author:            Hoffmann, Heinrich, 1809-1894. 

Other Author(s):   Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 
                   Kredel, Fritz, 1900-1973. 
                   Limited Editions Club.

Title:             Slovenly Peter <Der Struwwelpeter> translated into English
                      jingles from the original German of Dr. Heinrich
                      Hoffmann by Mark Twain [pseud.] with Dr. Hoffmann's
                      illustrations adapted from the rare first edition by
                      Fritz Kredel; now printed, for the first time, for the
                      members of the Limited Editions Club.

Primary Material:  Book

Publisher:         New York, The Marchbanks Press, 1935.

Description:       2 p. l., 3-34 p. numb. l., 1 l. col. illus. 32 cm.

Notes:             Printed on one side of leaf on opposite pages.
                   "1500 copies ... This is copy number 291."
                   Bound in cloth printed with vignettes.
                   Johnson, M. De V. A bibliography of the works of Mark
                      Twain, p. 109.


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Author:            Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 

Title:             Mark Twain's speeches, with an introduction by William Dean
                      Howells.

Primary Material:  Book

Publisher:         New York and London, Harper 1910.

Description:       1st ed.
                   v, [3] p., 2 l., 433p. front. (port.) 21cm.

Notes:             The "R" in "Rock" on page 24, line 17 lacking.
                   Bound in original red cloth, with the corn and M T
                      monograpm stamped in gold on front cover, repeated on
                      back, blind stamped.
                   Stamp of Preston H. Weil on inside front cover.
                   Johnson, M. De V. A bibliography of the works of Mark
                      Twain, p. 112.


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Author:            Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 

Title:             Mark Twain's speeches, with an introduction by Albert
                      Bigelow Paine, and an appreciation by William Dean
                      Howells.

Primary Material:  Book

Publisher:         New York London, Harper & brothers [c1923]

Description:       xv, [1] p., 1 l., 396 p. front. (port.) 21 cm.

Notes:             "First edition, D-X."
                   Contains material not published in the 1910 edition.
                   Bound in red cloth with the corn and M T monogram on front
                      cover.
                   Johnson, M. De V. A bibliography of the works of Mark
                      Twain, p. 113.


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Author:            Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 

Title:             The stolen white elephant, etc. By Mark Twain [pseud.]

Primary Material:  Book

Publisher:         Boston, James R. Osgood and Company, 1882.

Description:       [1]-306 [1]-12 p., 1l. 16.7 cm.

Notes:             First American edition.
                   Advertisements at end dated Spring, 1882.
                   Original light brown decorated cloth.
                   Johnson, M. De V. A bibliography of the works of Mark
                      Twain, p. 38-39.


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Author:            Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 

Title:             The adventures of Tom Sawyer, by Mark Twain.

Primary Material:  Book

Publisher:         Hartford, Conn., American Pub. Co., 1876.

Description:       xvi, 274 p. illus. 22.2 cm.

Notes:             First edition, first state: 4 pages of publisher's
                      advertisements at end; 3 blank fly leaves, laid paper,
                      supplied, at beginning and end. Versos of half title and
                      preface blank. "The" in half title 1/16 inch high. Last
                      line on first page of text has a perfect typeline. The
                      body of the book is printed on calendered paper.
                   Bound in original blue decorated cloth, back cover having
                      horizontal decorated rule extending from hinge and
                      bleeding off cover.
                   "Invaluable source of informatiopn relative to the
                      publication of Tom Sawyer," typed sheet laid in.
                   Johnson, M. De V. A bibliography of the works of Mark
                      Twain, p. 27.


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Author:            Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 

Title:             The adventures of Tom Sawyer / by Mark Twain.

Primary Material:  Book

Publisher:         Hartford, Conn. : American Pub. Co., 1876.

Description:       xvi, 274 p. : ill. ; 22.2 cm.

Notes:             First edition, later state: Frontispiece printed on verso
                      of half-title; part of Table of Contents printed on
                      verso of preface. "The"in half-title measures 1/16 inch.
                      Pagination is faulty due to rearrangementof the
                      half-title. Lacks blank leaves at beginning and end.
                      Printed on heavier paper. Four pages of publisher's
                      advertisements at end. Final line of p. 17, the words
                      "furniture to" are damaged; p. 202, last paragraph, type
                      is badly broken.
                   Bound in original blue decorated cloth, back cover having
                      horizontal decorated rule extending from hinge and
                      bleeding off cover.
                   Johnson, M. De V. A bibliography of the works of Mark
                      Twain, p. 27-30.


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Author:            Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 
Title:             [Adventures of Tom Sawyer.  1876.]
                   The adventures of Tom Sawyer, by Mark Twain [pseud.]

Primary Material:  Book

Publisher:         London, Chatto & Windus, 1876.

Description:       3 p. l., 341 p., 1 l. 20 cm.

Notes:             First English edition.
                   Advertisement on verso of first preliminary leaf.
                   Bound in red cloth.
                   Bookplate of L.A. Harrison.
                   Johnson, M. De V. A bibliography of the works of Mark
                      Twain, p. 29.


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Author:            Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 

Title:             The adventures of Tom Sawyer / by Mark Twain [i. e. S. L.
                      Clemens]

Primary Material:  Book

Publisher:         Toronto : Belford Brothers, 1876.

Description:       [6], 341, [5] p. ; 19 cm.

Notes:             Probably first Canadian edition.--cf. Johnson, M. De V. A
                      bibliography of Mark Twain, p. 29.
                   Advertisements, 4 pages, at end.
                   Bound in purple pebbled grain cloth.


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Author:            Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 

Other Author(s):   De Voto, Bernard Augustine, 1897-1955. 
                   Benton, Thomas Hart, 1889-1975. 

Title:             The adventures of Tom Sawyer, by Mark Twain [pseud.] The
                      text edited and with an introduction by Bernard DeVoto;
                      with a prologue, "Boy's manuscript," printed for the
                      first time; illustrated with drawings by Thomas Hart
                      Benton.

Primary Material:  Book

Publisher:         Cambridge [Mass.] Printed for the membersof the Limited
                      editions club at the University Press, 1939.

Description:       xxx, 340 p. illus., facsims. 24.5 cm.

Notes:             The "Boy's manuscript" (p. 1-22) is the earliest known use
                      of the materials of "The adventures of Tom Sawyer". The
                      manuscript was probably written in 1870 or 1871. cf.
                      p.1.
                   "This edition ... consists of fifteen hundred copies. This
                      is copy number 1368 and its is signed by the
                      illustrator."


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Author:            Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 

Other Author(s):   Allen, Thomas B. (Thomas Burt), 1928- 

Title:             The adventures of Tom Sawyer / Mark Twain [i.e. S. L.
                      Clemens] ; illustrated by Tom Allen.

Primary Material:  Book

Publisher:         Franklin Center, Pa. : Franklin Library, 1977.

Description:       264 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.

Series:            The 100 greatest masterpieces of American literature

Notes:             "Notes from the editors" (22 p.) in pocket.
                   "A limited edition."


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Author:            Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 

Title:             A tramp abroad / by Mark Twain, author of The Innocents
                      Aborad' The New Pilgrim's Progress' etc..

Primary Material:  Book

Subject(s):        Europe--Description and travel.

Publisher:         London : Chatto & Windus, 1880.

Description:       1st ed.
                   2 v. ; 19 cm.

Notes:             Volume 1: 328 p.; v.2: 304, 32 p.
                   Includes music: Lorelei, v.1, p. 132-133.
                   Error in paging: v.1, p. 79 erroneously paged 76.
                   Advertisements, 32 pages dated April 1880, at end of volume
                      2.
                   Bound in brown decorated cloth.
                   Schwartz, J. 1100 obscure points, p. 88.


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Author:            Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 

Title:             A tramp abroad ... Illustrated by W. Fr. Brown, True
                      Williams, B Day and other artists. With also three or
                      four pictures made by the author of this book without
                      outside hels, in all three hundred and fourteen
                      illustrations, by Mark Twain [pseud.]

Primary Material:  Book

Publisher:         London, Chatto & Windus, 1880.

Description:       xxiii, 564, 32 p. front., illus., plates. 20 cm.

Notes:             First illustrated English edition.
                   Advertisements, 32 pages, dated 1880 at end.
                   Bound in red decorated cloth.
                   Bookplate: George Maule Allen.
                   Potter, J.K. Samuel L. Clemens.First editions and values,
                      p. 30.


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Author:            Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 

Title:             A tramp abroad ... Illustrated by W. Fr. Brown, True
                      Williams, B. Day and other artists, with also three or
                      four pictures made by the author of this book, without
                      outside help, by Mark Twain [pseud.]

Primary Material:  Book

Publisher:         Toronto, Slemin & Higgins, 1880.

Description:       [1]-410 p., 4 l. 2 fronts. (1 port.) illus. 18 cm.

Notes:             Frontispiece is of the first state, with caption: Moses,
                      but evidently not the first Canadian edition.--Cf.
                      Duschnes Catalog, no. 30, p. 10.
                   Page 344 erroneously numbered 3.
                   Autograph: Herbert J. McDonald Brockville, Canada, May
                      1880.


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Author:            Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 

Title:             A tramp abroad; illustrated by W. Fr. Brown, True Williams,
                      B.   Day and other artists. With also three or four
                      pictures made by the author of this book, without
                      outside help; in all three hundred and twenty-eight     
                          illustrations. By Mark Twain (Samuel L. Clemens).

Primary Material:  Book

Subject(s):        Europe--Description and travel.

Publisher:         London, Chatto & Windus, 1880.

Description:       xvi, 631 p incl. illus., plates. front (port.) plates. 23
                      cm.

Notes:             First edition, first state: frontispiece captioned "Moses";
                      underlying line on sleeve in frontispiece portrait in
                      almost vertical posititon.
                   Bound in original black cloth.
                   Johnson, M. De V. A bibliography of the works of Mark
                      Twain, p. 33-35.


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Author:            Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 

Other Author(s):   Arthur S. Dayton Collection.

Title:             The $30,000 bequest and other stories, by Mark Twain
                      [pseud.]

Primary Material:  Book

Publisher:         New York, Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1906.

Description:       [i]-iv p., 2l. [1]-522 p., 1l. front. (port.), illus.,
                      plates. 19.5 cm.

Notes:             First edition, first state: without advertisements on verso
                      of title page.
                   Includes 38 pieces, 16 of which are here first collected in
                      book form.
                   Bound in red cloth with gold stamping.
                   Johnson, M. De V. A bibliography of the works of Mark
                      Twain, p. 85.
                   The Arthur S. Dayton Collection.


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Author:            Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 

Other Author(s):   Arthur S. Dayton Collection.

Title:             The $30,000 bequest, and other stories by Mark Twain
                      [pseud.] ...

Primary Material:  Book

Publisher:         New York, London, Harper & Brothers, 1906.

Description:       iv p., 2 l., 522, [1] p. front. (port.) illus., 7 pl. 21
                      cm.

Notes:             First edition, second state: Advertisements on verso of
                      titlepage.--Cf. Blanck, J.N. Bibl. of American
                      literature, 1955. v.2, no. 3492.
                   Includes 38 pieces, 16 of which are her first collected in
                      book form.
                   Bound in red cloth with gold stamping.
                   Johnson, M. De V. A bibliography of the works of Mark
                      Twain, p. 85.
                   The Arthur S. Dayton Collection.


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Author:            Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 

Title:             Three aces : Jim Todd's episode in social euchre : a poem
                      and a denial / by Mark Twain.

Primary Material:  Book

Publisher:         [Westport, Conn.? : s.n. ; 1929]

Description:       [8] p. ; 22 cm.

Notes:             Cover title.
                   "Of this poem ... now for the first time published in book
                      form, there have been printed but 50 copies for friends
                      of Robin and Marian MacVicars, in their studio at
                      Westport in Connecticut. Christmas season 1929."
                   "Originally published in the Buffalo Express, Deeember
                      [sic] 3, 1870, over the signature, Carl Byng."
                   Clemens disclaimed authorship of poem.--Cf. p.[6-7]
                   Johnson, M. De V. A bibliography of the works of Mark
                      Twain, 1935. p. 108.


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Author:            Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 

Title:             Tom Sawyer abroad, by Huck Finn [pseud.] Ed. by Mark Twain
                      [pseud.] with illustrations by Dan Beard.

Primary Material:  Book

Publisher:         New York, C.S. Webster & company, 1894.

Description:       219 p. incl. front., plates. 20.5 cm.

Notes:             First American edition.
                   Bound in brownish-grey twilled cloth; cover and spine
                      decorated with a picture in black and dull orange, after
                      the illustration on p. 69; lettering on spine in gold.
                   Johnson, M. De V. A bibliography of the works of Mark
                      Twain, p. 58.


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Author:            Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 

Other Author(s):   Beard, Daniel Carter, 1850-1941. 

Title:             Tom Sawyer abroad, by Mark Twain (Samuel L. Clemens) With
                      26 illustrations by Dan. Beard.

Primary Material:  Book

Publisher:         London, Chatto & Windus, 1894.

Description:       viii, 208 incl. front., illus. 20 cm.

Notes:             First English edition.
                   Advertisements, 32 pages, dated Feb. 1894, at end.
                   Bound in red cloth.
                   Johnson, M. De V. A bibliography of the works of Mark
                      Twain, p. 59.


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Author:            Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 

Title:             Tom Sawyer abroad. Tom Sawyer, detective, and other
                      stories, etc., etc.; by Mark Twain [pseud.] ...

Primary Material:  Book

Publisher:         New York, Harper & brothers [1896]

Description:       vii, 410 p. front., illus., plates 21 cm.

Notes:             First edition.
                   Advertisements, 2 pages, at end.
                   Bound in red cloth, with gilt monogram "M.T." on front
                      cover.
                   Johnson, M. De V. A bibliography of the works of Mark
                      Twain, p. 62.


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Author:            Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 

Title:             Tom Sawyer : a drama / [S. L. Clemens].

Primary Material:  Book

Subject(s):        Twain, Mark, 1835-1910 --Adaptations.

Publisher:         [s.l. : s.n.], 1940.

Description:       [4 p.] ; 20 cm.

Notes:             "One hundred copies have been printed for the friends of
                      Jacob and Stella Blanck, holiday season, December
                      MCMXL."
                   A synopsis by Clemens of his projected dramatic version of
                      "Tom Sawyer" taken from his copyright application for
                      his play.
                   The Arthur S. Dayton Collection.


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Author:            Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 

Title:             To the person sitting in darkness, by Mark Twain [pseud.] 
                      Reprinted by permission from the North American review,
                      February, 1901.

Primary Material:  Book

Publisher:         [New York? 1901?]

Description:       1st ed.
                   15 p. 18 cm.

Notes:             Issued by the Anti-Imperialist League of New York.
                   Johnson, M. De V. A bibliography of the works of Mark
                      Twain. 1935. p. 73.


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Author:            Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 

Other Author(s):   Walker, Franklin Dickerson, 1900- 
                   Dane, G. Ezra (George Ezra), 1904-1941. 

Title:             Alta California.
                   Mark Twain's Travels with Mr. Brown : being heretofore
                      uncollected sketches writtern by Mark Twain for the San
                      Francisco Alta California in 1866 & 1867, describing the
                      adventures of the author and his irrepressible companion
                      in Nicaragua, Hannibal, New York, and other spots on
                      their way to Europe / collected and edited with an
                      introduction by Franklin Walker & G. Ezra Dane.

Primary Material:  Book

Publisher:         New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 1940.

Description:       6 p.l., 3-296 p., 1 l., [1] leaf of plates (port.) ; 25 cm.

Notes:             "First edition...limited to 1795 numbered copies of which
                      1750 are for sale. This copy is number 172."
                   Title page in red and black; printer's device on title
                      page.


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Author:            Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 

Title:             A true story, and The recent carnival of crime. By Mark
                      Twain [pseud.]

Primary Material:  Book

Publisher:         Boston, J. R. Osgood and Company, 1877.

Description:       [1st ed., 1st issue.]
                   92 p. incl. front., plates. 13 cm.

Series:            [Vest-pocket series of standard and popular authors]

Notes:             Publisher's advertisements in red on end papers, 2 leaves
                      of publisher's advertisements at end.
                   Bound in original brown-orange cloth; cover stamped "J.R.O.
                      & Co."
                   Johnson, M. De V. A bibliography of the works of Mark
                      Twain, p. 30.


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Author:            Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 

Title:             What is man?

Primary Material:  Book

Subject(s):        Human beings.

Publisher:         New York, Printed at the De Vinne Press, 1906.

Description:       5 p. l., 3-140 p. 24 cm.

Notes:             First edition: privately printed as an anonymous work.
                   "This copy is one of an edition of two hundred and fifty
                      copies printed during the month of July, nineteen
                      hundred and six." This copy no. 12.
                   Title page in black and red.
                   Bound in original grey boards.
                   Autographs of Isabel Lyon Ashcroft and Merle Johnson.
                   Letter by Ralph W. Ashcroft, dated June 15, 1910 tipped in.
                   Bookplate of William Hartmann Woodin on fly leaf.
                   Johnson, M. De V. A bibliography of the works of Mark
                      Twain, 1935, p. 83.


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Author:            Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 

Title:             What is man? and other essays, by Mark Twain [pseud.]

Primary Material:  Book

Publisher:         New York and London, Harper & brother, [c1917]

Description:       3 p. l., 375, [1] p. front. [port.] illus. 21 cm.

Notes:             First edition: "Published May, 1917 E-R" on verso of title
                      page.
                   Bound in original red cloth; circular M T and corn design
                      on front cover.
                   Johnson, M. De V. A bibliography of the works of Mark
                      Twain, p. 95-96.

Table of Contents: What is man?-The death of Jean.-The turning-point of my
                      life.-How to make history dates stick.-The memorable
                      assassination.-A scrap of curious history.-Switzerland,
                      the cradle of liberty.-At the shrine of St. Wagner.-
                      William Dean Howells.-English as she is taught.-A
                      simplified alphabet.-As concerns interpreting the
                      deity.-Concerning tobacco.-The bee.-Taming the
                      bicycle.-Is Shakespeare dead?


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Author:            Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 

Other Author(s):   Walker, Franklin Dickerson, 1900- 

Title:             The Washoe giant in San Francisco, being heretofore
                      uncollected sketches by Mark Twain [pseud.] published in
                      the Golden era in the sixties, including Those blasted
                      children, The Lick house ball, The Kearny street ghost
                      story, Fitz Smythe's horse, and thirty-four more items
                      by the wild humorist of the Pacific slope. With many
                      drawings by Lloyd Hoff. Collected and edited, with an
                      introduction, by Franklin Walker.

Primary Material:  Book

Publisher:         San Francisco, G. Fields, 1938.

Description:       143, [1] p. incl. front., illus. 25 cm.

Notes:             First edition.
                   Advertisement of first edition laid in.
                   Duschnes, P.C. Catalogue no. 49, p. 20, no. 117. Dayton, p.
                      82.
                   "The complete list of Mark Twain material in 'The Golden
                      era'" p. 141-142.
                   "Bibliographical note": p. 143.


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Author:            Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 

Other Author(s):   Hirsch, Charlotte Teller, 1876- 

Title:             S. L. C. to C. T.

Primary Material:  Book

Publisher:         [New York : privaely printed], 1925.

Description:       1st ed.
                   24 p. ; 20 cm.

Notes:             Cover title.
                   "One hundred copies."
                   A collection of letters addressed to Charlotte Teller
                      (Hirsch)
                   Manuscript letter from Charlotte Teller (Hirsch) dated
                      March 20, 1922, addressed to Merle Johnson laid in.
                   Bookplate of William Hartmann Woodin on slipcase.
                   Potter, J.K. Samuel L. Clemens. First editions and values,
                      1932, p. 80.


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Author:            Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 
Title:             [Autobiography]
                   Mark Twain's autobiography, with an introduction by Albert
                      Bigelow Paine.

Primary Material:  Book

Publisher:         New York, London, Harper & brothers, 1924.

Description:       2 v. fronts. (ports.) facsim. 25 cm.

Notes:             "First edition H-Y" on verso of title page.
                   Bound in blue cloth.
                   Johnson, M. De V. A bibliography of the works of Mark
                      Twain, p. 101.

Call Number:       817 C591Y3
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Author:            Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 

Other Author(s):   Paine, Albert Bigelow, 1861-1937. 

Title:             Mark Twain's notebook, prepared for publication with
                      comments by Albert Bigelow Paine.

Primary Material:  Book

Publisher:         New York, London, Harper & Brothers, 1935.

Description:       xi, 413 p. front. (port.) pl., facsims. 25 cm.

Notes:             "First edition I-K" on verso of title page.
                   Bound in blue cloth.
                   Johnson, M. De V. A bibliography of the works of Mark
                      Twain, p. 103.

Call Number:       817 C591Y4
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Author:            Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 

Other Author(s):   Webster, Samuel Charles.

Title:             Mark Twain, business man, edited by Samuel Charles Webster
                      ...

Primary Material:  Book

Subject(s):        Webster, Charles L., 1851-1891. 

Publisher:         Boston, Little, Brown and Company, 1946.

Description:       xii p., 1 l., 409 p. incl. illus., geneal. tab. front.,
                      ports., facsims. 22 cm.

Notes:             "An Atlantic monthly press book."
                   Contains a collection of family and business letters, most
                      of which have not previously been published, largely
                      concerned with Mark Twain's publishing venture with the
                      editor's father, Charles L. Webster. cf. Foreword.
                   "First edition published February 1946."

Call Number:       817 C591Y5
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Author:            Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 

Title:             Mark Twain's (burlesque) autobiography and first romance.

Primary Material:  Book

Publisher:         New York, Sheldon & Company [c1871]

Description:       47 p. incl. illus., pl. 19 cm.

Notes:             First edition.
                   Bound in original green cloth.
                   This work was not considered very good by the author, and
                      after a year or two, he bought the plates and destroyed
                      them. Cf. Mark Twain. An exhibition ... in the
                      Huntington Library, p. 32.
                   Johnson, M. De V. A bibliography of the works of Mark
                      Twain, p. 12.


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Author:            Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 

Other Author(s):   Paine, Albert Bigelow, 1861-1937. 
Title:             [Correspondence. Selections]
                   Mark Twain's letters / arranged with comment, by Albert
                      Bigelow Paine.

Primary Material:  Book

Subject(s):        Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 

Publisher:         New York : Harper,  c1917.

Description:       1st ed.
                   2 v. : ill., facsims., ports ; 21 cm.

Notes:             Paged continuously.
                   "Three hundred and fifty sets of this first edition ...
                      have been bound [in tan boards with tan buckram backs]
                      with uncut edges and paper labels."
                   Johnson, M De V. A bibliography of the works of Mark Twain.
                      p. 116.


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Author:            Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 

Title:             Samuel Langhorne Clemens.

Primary Material:  Book

Subject(s):        Authors, American--19th century--Biography.

Publisher:         [s.l. : s.n., 1898?]

Description:       vii p. ; 22 cm.

Notes:             First edition, proofsheet, folded, untrimmed, unstitched.
                   Autobiographical sketch, never published. Cf. manuscript
                      note by Merle Johnson on top of p. [i]
                   Printed on paper water-marked "Mark Twain".
                   Bookplate of William Hartmann Woodin on slipcase.
                   Duschnes, P.C. Catalogue no. 49, [n.d.] no.44.


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Author:            American Academy of Arts and Letters.

Other Author(s):   National Institute of Arts and Letters (U.S.)

Title:             Public meeting under the auspices of the American Academy
                      and the National Institute of Arts and Letters held at
                      Carnegie Hall, New York, November 3, 1910, in memory of
                      Samuel Langhorne Clemens (Mark Twain)

Primary Material:  Book

Subject(s):        Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 

Publisher:         [New York] American Academy of Arts and Letters, 1922.

Description:       2 p. l., 103 p. 17 cm.

Series:            [Publication no. 9]

Notes:             First edition in book form.
                   Series title "Academy notes and monographs" is printed at
                      foot of pages.
                   Duschnes, P.C., firm. Catalogue no. 30, 1938, no. 176.


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Author:            Brooks, Van Wyck, 1886-1963. 

Title:             The ordeal of Mark Twain, by Van Wyck Brooks.

Primary Material:  Book

Subject(s):        Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 

Publisher:         New York, E. P. Dutton & company, [c1920]

Description:       vii p., 1 l., 267 p. 21 cm.

Notes:             "First printing April, 1920. Second printing September,
                      1920."


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Author:            Clemens, Clara.

Title:             My father: Mark Twain, by Clara Clemens; illustrated from
                      family photographs, with hitherto unpublished letters of
                      Mark Twain.

Primary Material:  Book

Subject(s):        Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 

Publisher:         New York, London, Harper & Brothers, 1931.

Description:       vii, 292 p. front., plates, ports. 25 cm.

Notes:             "First edition G-F."
                   Johnson, M. De V. A bibliography of the works of Mark
                      Twain, p. 103.


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Author:            De Voto, Bernard Augustine, 1897-1955. 

Title:             Mark Twain at work, by Bernard De Voto.

Primary Material:  Book

Subject(s):        Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 

Publisher:         Cambridge, Mass., Harvard University Press, 1942.

Description:       ix, 144 p. port., 2 facsim. 25 cm.

Notes:             "Boy's manuscript" is a sketch by Mark Twain from which his
                      Tom Sawyer was subsequently developed.

Table of Contents: The phantasy of boyhood: Tom Sawyer.
                   "Boy's manuscript."
                   Noon and the dark: Huckleberry Finn.
                   The symbols of despair.
                   Appendix.


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Author:            Frear, Walter Francis, 1863- 

Title:             Mark Twain and Hawaii.

Primary Material:  Book

Subject(s):        Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 
                   Hawaii--Description and travel.

Publisher:         Chicago, Priv. Print., Lakeside Press, 1947.

Description:       xiv, 519 p. illus., ports., map, facsims. 25 cm.

Notes:             "This is copy number 152 of 1000 autographed copies of this
                      book". [Signed] Walter Francis Frear.
                   "The appendices [p. [247]-505 ... present a pretty complete
                      collection of practically all that Mark Twain wrote in
                      connection with Hawaii."--p. ix.
                   Includes bibliographical references.


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Author:            Gillis, William Robert, 1840-1929. 

Title:             Memories of Mark Twain and Steve Gillis, by Wm. R. Gillis.

Primary Material:  Book

Subject(s):        Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 
                   Gillis, Stephen Edward, 1838-1918. 

Publisher:         Sonora, Calif., Printed by the Banner, c1924.

Description:       96 p. illus., ports. 23 cm.

Notes:             Published also under title: Gold rush days with Mark Twain
                      and Steve Gillis.
                   Author's autography on title page.
                   Johnson, M. De V. A bibliography of the works of Mark
                      Twain, p. 240.


Call Number:       817 C591Yg2
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Author:            Howells, William Dean, 1837-1920. 

Title:             My Mark Twain; reminiscences and criticisms, by W.D.
                      Howells ...

Primary Material:  Book

Subject(s):        Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 

Publisher:         New York, London, Harper & Brothers, 1910.

Description:       5 p. l., 3-186 p., 1 l., front., plates, ports. 22 cm.

Notes:             First edition, first state: top edges gilded; without the
                      rubber stamp notice: "Printed in U.S.A." on verso of
                      title page.
                   Author's autograph pasted on fly leaf.
                   Duschnes, P.C., firm. Catalogue no. 30, 1938, no. 163.


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Other Author(s):   Pollard, Braxton.
                   Hannibal, Mo. Chamber of Commerce.

Title:             In commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the birth of
                      Samuel Langhorne Clemens, famed as Mark Twain, this book
                      is affectionately dedicated by the citizens of his
                      boyhood home, Hannibal, Missouri, 1935.

Primary Material:  Book

Subject(s):        Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 

Publisher:         [Hannibal, Mo., Lithographed by Standard printing company,
                      1935?]

Description:       [24] p. illus., ports., facsims. 23.8 cm.

Notes:             "Edited and designed by Braxton Pollard."
                   On cover: Mark Twain centennial, 1835-1935. Hannibal,
                      Missouri.
                   Bound in original paper covers.
                   Seven Gables Bookshop. Samuel Langhorne Clemens (Mark
                      Twain) Second list p.9, no. 59.


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Author:            Mark Twain Society of Chicago.

Title:             Tributes to Mark Twain / by members of the society.

Primary Material:  Book

Subject(s):        Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 

Publisher:         Paris : Printed for the Mark Twain Society by Herbert
                      Clarke, 1930.

Description:       13 p. ; 18 cm.

Notes:             Cover title.
                   "Written ... for the special Mark Twain number of the
                      Overland Monthly, April 1919."
                   Five hundred copies only of this booklet have been printed
                      for distribution to members of the Mark Twain Society.


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Author:            Mack, Effie Mona.

Title:             Mark Twain in Nevada, by Effie Mona Mack ...

Primary Material:  Book

Subject(s):        Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 

Publisher:         New York, C. Scribner's Sons; London, C. Scribner's Sons,
                      Ltd., 1947.

Description:       xiv, 398 p. front., illus., plates, ports., facsims. 24 cm.

Notes:             Bibliographical references included in "Notes" (p. 361-369)
                      Bibliography: p. 377-379.

Call Number:       817 C591Ym
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Title:             Mark Twain's seventieth birthday ; record of a dinner given
                      in his honor, with photographs of more than one hundred
                      authors of imaginative literature who were present upon
                      that occasion, together with addresses by Mark Twain, W.
                      D. Howells, Henry van Dyke, Richard Watson Gilder,
                      Brander Matthews, George W. Cable, John Kendrick Bangs,
                      Hamilton W. Mabie, and others.

Primary Material:  Book

Subject(s):        Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 

Publisher:         New York : Harper & Bros., [c1905]

Description:       1st ed.
                   16 leaves. : ill. ; 39 cm.

Notes:             Cover-title.
                   The place names in imprint are printed between double
                      rules.
                   Bound in paper covers.
                   Duschnes, P.C. Catalogue no. 49. First and other editions
                      of Samuel L. Clemens, no. 60.


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Author:            Mayfield, John S., 1904- 

Title:             Mark Twain vs. The Street Railway Co., by John S. Mayfield;
                      With an introduction by Charles J. Finger.

Primary Material:  Book

Subject(s):        Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 
                   Metropolitan Street Railway Company, New York.

Publisher:         Privately Printed, 1926.

Description:       1st ed.
                   [1]-25 [1] p., 1 l. illus., facsims. 22.2 cm.

Notes:             Bound in original printed covers.
                   Johnson, M. De V. A bibl. of the works of Mark Twain, p.
                      122.


Call Number:       817 C591Yms
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Author:            Wecter, Dixon, 1906-1950. 

Other Author(s):   Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 

Title:             Mark Twain in three moods. [Illus. with] three new items of
                      Twainiana. Edited by Dixon Wecter.

Primary Material:  Book

Subject(s):        Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 

Publisher:         San Marino, Calif. Friends of the Huntington Library, 1948.

Description:       32 p. port. 21 cm.

Series:            Friends of the Huntington Library.  Occasional publications

Notes:             "This edition consists of 1200 copies specially printed for
                      the Friends of the Huntington Library. This copy is no.
                      "[without number]
                   Two of the items are by Mark Twain and one by C. E. S.
                      Wood.


Call Number:       817 C591Yw2
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Author:            Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery.

Other Author(s):   Carpenter, Edwin H.

Title:             Mark Twain; an exhibition selected mainly from the papers
                      belonging to the Samuel L. Clemens estate, on deposit in
                      the Huntington Library.

Primary Material:  Book

Subject(s):        Twain, Mark, 1835-1910 --Bibliography--Catalogs.

Publisher:         San Marino, Calif., 1947.

Description:       33 p. 2 ports. (incl. front.) facsim. 22 cm.

Notes:             "This exhibition was first shown at the library's annual
                      observance of Friends' day, June 2, 1947."
                   "Handlist prepared by Edwin H. Carpenter, jr."


Call Number:       817 C591Zh
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Author:            Johnson, Merle De Vore, 1874-1935. 

Title:             A bibliography of the works of Mark Twain, Samuel Langhorne
                      Clemens; a list of first editions in book form and of
                      first printings in periodicals and occasional
                      publications of his varied literary activities, by Merle
                      Johnson.

Primary Material:  Book

Subject(s):        Twain, Mark, 1835-1910 --Bibliography.

Publisher:         New York, London, Harper & Brothers, 1935.

Description:       Rev. and enl.
                   xiii, 274 p. front. (facsim.) illus. 25 cm.

Notes:             "First edition."


Call Number:       817 C591Zj
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Author:            Jones, Theodore A.

Other Author(s):   Duschnes, Philip C., firm, booksellers, New York.

Title:             First & other editions of Samuel L. Clemens, Mark Twain,
                      together with some association items & a large section
                      of biography, bibliography, analysis, collected by
                      Theodore A. Jones, Teaneck, N.J.

Primary Material:  Book

Subject(s):        Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 

Publisher:         New York, Philip C. Duschnes [1941?]

Description:       27 p. 25 cm.

Series:            Duschnes, Philip C., firm, booksellers, New York. Catalogue
                      no. 49

Notes:             "One of fifty large paper copies, specially bound. No. 19."
                   Cover-title.


Call Number:       817 C591Zjf
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Author:            Duschnes, Philip C., firm, booksellers, New York.

Title:             First and other editions of Samuel L. Clemens / collected
                      by the well known bibliophile and bibliographer, Alfred
                      P. Lee of Philadelphia ; with a few additions.

Primary Material:  Book

Subject(s):        Twain, Mark, 1835-1910 --Bibliography--Catalogs.

Publisher:         New York : P. C. Duschnes, 1938.

Description:       31 p. ; 24 cm.

Series:            Its Catalogue ; no. 30

Notes:             Cover-title.
                   Compiled by Jacob Blanck.
                   "Of this catalogue there was made an edition of six hundred
                      copies."


Call Number:       817 C591Zl
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Author:            Potter, John K. (John Kelly), 1904- 

Title:             Samuel L. Clemens, first editions and values, by John K.
                      Potter.

Primary Material:  Book

Subject(s):        Twain, Mark, 1835-1910 --Bibliography.

Publisher:         Chicago, Black Archer Press, 1932.

Description:        iii, 80 p. front., illus. (incl. facsims.) 19 cm.

Notes:             "Of this work 500 copies have been issued for subscribers,
                      after which the type lines have been returned to the
                      melting pot. This copy is number 369."
                   Author's autograph presentation copy.
                   Duschnes, P.C., firm. Catalogue no. 49, [n.d.] no. 168.


Call Number:       817 C591Zp
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