192
192
(Clemens, Samuel L.)
Estimate
2,0003,000
LOT SOLD. 1,680 USD
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192
(Clemens, Samuel L.)
Estimate
2,0003,000
LOT SOLD. 1,680 USD
JUMP TO LOT

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Fine Books and Manuscripts Including A Private Collection of Historical Hawaiiana

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(Clemens, Samuel L.)

"The Sandwich Islands. Views of Mark Twain. … Concluding Views of Mark Twain. The Government—Prince Bill—Whisky and Awa—A Specimen Minister—Reasons for Anexation," in New York Tribune Lectures and Letters—Extra Sheet, [January 1873]

Newspaper, 4 pages folio (22 1/4 x 18 3/8 in.; 565 x 465 mm), text in six columns; browned; long fold separations (more severe to first leaf). Folded in a half maroon morocco portfolio.


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Literature

cf. Johnson, Mark Twain, p. 98

Catalogue Note

First complete printing of one of Clemens's most celebrated travelogues; the two parts had appeared separately in the regular issues of the Tribune for 6 and 9 January 1873. Clemens's letters occupy 5 full columns of the final page. The other authors represented in this "Extra Sheet" are Henry Ward Beecher, Wendell Phillips, Henry W. Bellows, and James T. Fields.

Fine Books and Manuscripts Including A Private Collection of Historical Hawaiiana

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New York