LENNON, N: Mark Twain in California: The Turbulent California Years of Samuel Clemens

Book Cover. Mark Twain in California: The Turbulent California Years of Samuel ClemensLennon Nigey. Mark Twain in California: The Turbulent California Years of Samuel Clemens. Chronicle Books, The Literary West Series, 1982. ISBN: 0877011982. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback. (#30641) $12.00

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A wonderful history of Civil War-era California showing Mark Twain at his humorous best. Includes descriptions of the San Francisco bohemia and the authors who populated it, for example Bret Harte.

Illustrated. Bibliography. Map. 128p.

Lain in copy of Daniel Hoffman’s poem “Mark Twain, 1909” from The New Yorker.

TWAIN, M: Autobiography of Mark Twain (Volume 1)

Book Cover. Autobiography of Mark Twain (Volume 1)Smith, Elinor Harriet (editor). Autobiography of Mark Twain (Volume 1). University of California Press, 1997. ISBN: 9780520267190. Unmarked. Unclipped dust jacket.

A publication of the Mark Twain Project of the Bancroft Library. Includes bibliographic references and an index. Section of black and white photographs, and a few black and white images elsewhere. 736p.

Samuel Langhorne Clemens, known by his pen name Mark Twain, was an American writer, humorist, entrepreneur, publisher, and lecturer. He was lauded as the “greatest humorist this country has produced”, and William Faulkner called him “the father of American literature”

Very Good in very good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#30215) $20.00

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NEIDER, C: Mark Twain and the Russians: An Exchange of Views

Neider, Charles. Mark Twain and the Russians: An Exchange of Views. Hill and Wang, 1960. Unmarked. Age tanned cover. Good. Booklet (Saddle Stitched). (#29853) $12.00

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Presents the the exchange of letters between Yan Bereznitsky and Twain biographer Charles Neider about Bereznitsky’s accusation that Neider had omitted Mark Twain’s caustic observations on American social and political life from his book. 32p.