Lot 309 of 354:
Mark Twain: San Francisco Correspondent Allen Press  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$132
Estimate:
$10 - $100

Title:
Mark Twain: San Francisco Correspondent. Selections from his letters to the Territorial Enterprise: 1865-1866

Author:
Twain, Mark

Place:
San Francisco

Publisher:
Book Club of California

Date:
1957

Description:

Edited by Henry Nash Smith and Frederick Anderson. Illustrations from photographs, old prints. (4to) original cloth-backed boards. One of 400 copies.

Prospectus laid in. Printed at the Allen Press. Mark Twain's exuberant reporting for the famous Virginia City, Nevada, newspaper on a score of subjects, most relating to San Francisco. These articles were discovered in a scrapbook compiled by the author's brother, Orion Clemens, the original newspaper files having been destroyed. Allen Press 20.


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Condition:
Darkening to spine; small abraded area on front free endpaper, bump to top corner of prospectus; near fine.


 
Item number:
276035b
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