1865 Mark Twain Jumping Frog Information Wanted Helen’s Babies Dalziel

TWAIN, Mark

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“You can find in a text whatever you bring, if you will stand between it and the mirror of your imagination. You may not see your ears, but they will be there.”

 -Mark Twain, The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County

 

Three works, beautifully bound, in one. This is a fine collection of classic American literature with engravings by the famous Dalziel Brothers!

 

“Jumping Frog” was Mark Twain’s first great success as a writer and brought him national attention. “Information Wanted” was a satirical sketch about the government’s plan to purchase the Island of St. Thomas.

 

“Helen’s Babies” was written by American journalist and author John Habberton, first published in 1876. Helen’s Babies was intended as just a piece of humor and aimed at an adult audience.

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1865 Mark Twain Jumping Frog Information Wanted Helen’s Babies Dalziel

 

“You can find in a text whatever you bring, if you will stand between it and the mirror of your imagination. You may not see your ears, but they will be there.”

 -Mark Twain, The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County

 

Three works, beautifully bound, in one. This is a fine collection of classic American literature with engravings by the famous Dalziel Brothers!

 

“Jumping Frog” was Mark Twain’s first great success as a writer and brought him national attention. “Information Wanted” was a satirical sketch about the government’s plan to purchase the Island of St. Thomas.

 

“Helen’s Babies” was written by American journalist and author John Habberton, first published in 1876. Helen’s Babies was intended as just a piece of humor and aimed at an adult audience.

 

Item number: #1866

Price: $499

 

TWAIN, Mark

 

The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County and other sketches with The Burlesque Autobiography and First Romance & Information Wanted \

 

London. George Routledge and Sons, [ca. 1865]

 

Details:

  • Collation complete with all pages; 3 titles in 1:
    • Jumping Frog: 200p
    • Information Wanted: 140p
    • Helen’s Babies: 185p / London: Frederick Warne
  • Provenance: Handwritten – Annie K. Bell
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Leather; tight & secure
  • Size: ~6in X 4.5in (15cm x 12cm)
  • Very rare with no other example of the Twain printing for sale worldwide

 

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1866

Category

Literature

Authors

TWAIN, Mark

Printing Date

19th Century

Language

English

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete