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Mark Twain. An Introduction and Interpretation.

By: BALDANZA, Frank.:

Price: £4.50

Publisher: U.S.A: Barnes & Noble, 1961.:

Seller ID: 14767


1st ed. "The aim of this book has been to provide a succinct and through survey of his life that takes into account all the biographical research that has been done since A.B. Paine's monumental authorized biography." Pp.150. P/b, spine scuffed. G+. View more info

My Father Mark Twain. Illustrated from Family Photographs with hitherto unpublished Letters of Mark Twain.

By: CLEMENS, Clara.:

Price: £55.00

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

Seller ID: 16719


1st ed. Biography of Mark Twain(Samuel Clemens) by his daughter Clara. Pp.13/292,portrait frontis. + 8 further pages of b/w plates, gift inscription printed to half-title: "To Mr George J.Neal from his friends at the American Sales Book Company,Elmina,NY at Mr V.W.Isherwood's Fiftieth Birthday Party at Sullivan's Monument June 1 1934. "Come again and stay longer!" ". Blue cloth, blind-stamped roundel of Twain to front,gilt title to spine. VG. View more info

Mark Twain's Letters to the Rogers Family. (The Millicent Library Collection).

By: DIAS, Earl J. (editor).:

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Massachusetts:1970.:

Seller ID: 15903


"The forty letters published in this volume form a part of the many bequests of Henry Rogers Benjamin(1892-1967), grandson of Henry Huttleston Rogers, to the Millicent Library...Included in the volume are 7 letters from Mark Twain to Henry Huttleston Rogers; 27 from Mark Twain to Rogers' second wife, Emilie Augusta Hart Rogers; 2 from Olivia Langdon Clemens, Mark Twain's wife, to Mrs Rogers; 2 from Mrs Clemens to William Evarts Benjamin, the father of Henry Rogers Benjamin, and 2 from Mark Twain to W.E.Benjamin." Pp76,includes 9 b/w photo illustrations. Red cloth, gilt title to front,... View more info

Mark Twain in Virginia City.

By: FATOUT, Paul.:

Price: £8.50

Publisher: USA: Indiana University Press, 1964.:

Seller ID: 15580


1st ed. "In this volume Paul Fatout gives an intriguing and comprehensive picture, superseding all earlier accounts, of this exciting period in Mark Twain's life." Pp. 14/240, 17 b/w illustrations + 1 topographical map. Cream cloth, illustrated d/w has small closed tears. VG/G+. View more info

Mark Twain Abroad. The Cruise of the Quaker City.

By: GANZEL, Dewey.:

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Chicago & London: University of Chicago Press, 1968.:

Seller ID: 15583


1st ed. "The book, delightful in its own right, is also an important study of the beginnings of Clemen's real fame as a humorist." Pp. 13/330, 5 b/w plates, 47 b/w figures ( reproduced from the original edition of 'Innocents Abroad'). Turquoise cloth, gilt motif to spine, illustrated d/w edges chipped. VG/G+. View more info

The Art of Mark Twain.

By: GIBSON, William M.:

Price: £12.00

Publisher: New York: Oxford University Press, 1976.:

Seller ID: 15584


1st ed. "... William M. Gibson samples the entire spectrum of Twain's work, focusing especially on his first rate but less known short writings." Pp. 14/230, illustrated frontis. Yellow cloth, illustrated d/w. F/VG. View more info

Mark Twain. A Sumptuous Variety.

By: GIDDINGS, Robert. (Editor).:

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London: Vision, 1985.:

Seller ID: 15585


1st British ed. Nine essays on Mark Twain. Pp. 255. Pale blue cloth, gilt title to spine, portrait illustrated d/w. VG/VG. View more info

Mark Twain's Mysterious Stranger. A Study of the Manuscript Texts.

By: KAHN, Sholom J.:

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Columbia & London: University of Missouri Press, 1978.:

Seller ID: 15597


1st ed. "...Sholom J. Kahn gives the true texts a fresh reading, offering the first detailed criticism of works of central importance for an understanding of the entire Twain canon." Pp. 19/252. Black cloth, portrait illustrated d/w price-clipped. F/VG. View more info

Mr. Clemens and Mark Twain. A Biography.

By: KAPLAN, Justin.:

Price: £15.00

Publisher: New York: Simon & Schuster, 1966.:

Seller ID: 15355


1st ed. "The richest, most subtle, and best sustained analysis of Mark Twain anywhere to be found ..." Pp. 424, 33 b/w illustrations. Black cloth, gilt title to spine, d/w price-clipped and has closed tear. VG/G+. View more info

Mark Twain's Last Years as a Writer.

By: MACNAUGHTON, William R.:

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Columbia & London: University of Missouri Press, 1979.:

Seller ID: 15607


1st ed. "The most significant purpose of this study, then, is to encourage the public to read the writings of an aging but often still brilliant professional." Pp. 10/254. Grey cloth, illustrated d/w has clear protective wrap. F/G+. View more info

The Selected Letters of Mark Twain. (Introduction and Commentary by Charles Neider).

By: NEIDER, Charles. (Editor).:

Price: £10.00

Publisher: New York: Harper & Row, 1982.:

Seller ID: 15358


1st ed. "The letters not only provide an intimate insight into one of the great figures in American history and literature but they are a pure joy to read." Pp. 21/328. Maroon cloth, portrait illustrated d/w edges rubbed. VG/G+. View more info

Letters of Mark Twain with a Biographical Sketch and Commentary.

By: PAINE, Albert Bigelow.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London: Chatto & Windus, 1920. 0:

Seller ID: 33807


"This selection of letters has been made from the American edition of 1917. In order to read with the text, the commentary has been, where necessary, abridged." Pp.16/432, b/w portait frontis. + 7 further b/w photo plates. Blue cloth, original paper label to spine chipped, bumps to corners. G+. View more info

A Short Life of Mark Twain.

By: PAINE, Albert Bigelow.:

Price: £12.00

Publisher: New York:Garden City Publishing,1920.:

Seller ID: 15643


Abridged from "Mark Twain - A Biography". Pp.344,portrait frontis.(Twain at 70) + 4 further b/w photo plates + facsimile manuscripts and some line illustrations. Blue cloth, spine slightly sunned. G+. View more info

Mark Twain. A collection of criticism .

By: SCHMITTER, Dean Morgan.:

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London: McGraw-Hill Paperbacks, 1974.:

Seller ID: 14816


1st ed. " Contemporary Studies in Literature is a series designed for the student and the general reader interested in understanding the contributions of major literary figures." Pp. 154, pen marks on some pages. P/b, creasing to spine. G+. View more info

The Complete Humorous Sketches and Tales of Mark Twain.

By: TWAIN, Mark. (Edited by Charles Neider).

Price: £12.50

Publisher: New York: Doubleday & Co., Inc., 1961. 038501094X:

Seller ID: 16542

ISBN: 038501094X


Reprint. "For the first time in one volume - all 136 of the high-spirited, uproarious, tall tales and yarns of America's beloved humorist." Pp.722, 13 b/w drawings (by Mark Twain). Cream and red cloth, portrait illustrated d/w price-clipped with small edge tears. VG/G+. View more info

The Adventures of Colonel Sellers. A Novel.

By: TWAIN, Mark. (Edited by Charles Neider).:

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London: Chatto & Windus, 1966.:

Seller ID: 16543


1st ed. "This is, in effect, a 'new' novel by Mark Twain - a satirical work whose hero is one of his most vigorous creations." Pp. 35/244, endpapers toned. Dark blue cloth, gilt title to spine, d/w price-clipped. G+/G+. View more info

Roughing It.

By: TWAIN, Mark.:

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Middlesex: Penguin Books, 1985.:

Seller ID: 15180


Rep. "Mark Twain's many ramblings took him all over the American West during the 1860's. Roughing It is his fictionalized recollections of those years." Pp 590, pages slightly toned. P/b, slightly toned front & back covers. G+. View more info

Sam Clemens of Hannibal. The Formative Years of America's Great Indigenous Writer.

By: WECTER, Dixon.:

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Cambridge; The Riverside Press. 1961.:

Seller ID: 15553


"Recounting the most significant and least known of all the years in Mark Twain's seventy-five". Pp 335. P/b. G+. View more info

Mark Twain in England.

By: WELLAND, Dennis.:

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London: Chatto & Windus, 1978.:

Seller ID: 16551


1st ed. "Extensively documented from the correspondence on which it is based, it makes an informative, varied and entertaining narrative." Pp. 267, portrait frontis., of Mark Twain and Andrew Chatto. Brown cloth, gilt title to spine, portrait illustrated d/w. VG/VG. View more info