For The First Time In One Volume
Doubleday, 1963. FIRST EDITION stated, first printing. Very good condition, black boards and buff spine with silver lettering. Boards are bright with crisp colors. Original dust jacket in very good condition, small closed tears on edge, clipped. Foremost among Mark Twain scholars, Charles Neider edited what is definitively the best collection of Twain essays. He has collected 77 of Twain's provocative essays and a number of little sketches drawn by Twain himself. A truly important contribution to American literature, and Twain's reputation as a humorist of satirical bent. "Now collected for the first time," completed collection of Mark Twain's essays, including How to Tell a Story -- The German Chicago -- The Memorable Assassination -- A Simplified Alphabet -- Sold to Satan -- The War Prayer. 705 pages.