Franklin

Mark Twain's sketches.

Author/Creator:
Twain, Mark, 1835-1910.
Edition:
Authorised ed. / with illustrations by R.T. Sperry.
Publication:
New York : American News Company, c1874, [1877?]
Format/Description:
Book
32 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Place of Publication:
United States New York (State) New York.
Contents:
A memorable midnight experience
The jumping frog
Rogers
Breaking it gently
Back from "Yurrup"
The facts in the case of the great beef contract
Aurelia's unfortunate young man
The widow's protest
Map of Paris
Property in London
The undertaker's chat
Misplaced confidence
Concerning chambermaids.
Notes:
Title vignette.
At head of title: Number one.
First edition, later issue. An Aetna Life Insurance advertisement, dated 1877, denotes a later issue.
First edition of "A memorable midnight experience," and "Rogers"; first American edition of most of the other stories. Cf. Johnson's Bibl. of Mark Twain.
Local notes:
Culture Class Collection copy has autograph of L. K. Emerson.
Penn Provenance:
Emerson, L. K. (autograph)
Birdwhistell, Robert Nevins, family of (donor)
Penn Chronology:
1877
Cited in:
BAL, 3360.
Contributor:
Sperry, Reginald T., ill., Illustrator
Culture Class Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
American Culture Class Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
OCLC:
187789672
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