The Resource Mark Twain, business man, edited by Samuel Charles Webster

Mark Twain, business man, edited by Samuel Charles Webster

Label
Mark Twain, business man
Title
Mark Twain, business man
Statement of responsibility
edited by Samuel Charles Webster
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Contains a collection of family and business letters, most of which have not previously been published, largely concerned with Mark Twain's publishing venture with the editor's father, Charles L. Webster. cf. Foreword
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
Citation location within source
3573
Citation source
BAL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1835-1910
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Twain, Mark
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS1331.A3
LC item number
W4
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Webster, Samuel Charles
  • Roy J. Friedman Mark Twain Collection (Library of Congress)
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Twain, Mark
  • Webster, Charles L
  • Authors, American
  • Webster, Charles L
  • Authors, American
Label
Mark Twain, business man, edited by Samuel Charles Webster
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "An Atlantic Monthly Press book."
  • "The intimate record of Mark Twain's extraordinary business career, revealed in his hitherto unpublished correspondence"--Jacket
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword -- Genealogy of Mark Twain's immediate family -- 1. Ancestry and background -- 2. Sam starts his career -- 3. The first notebook -- 4. On the river -- 5. As his niece remembers him -- 6. Romance and prophesy -- 7. Border state confusion -- 8. Miner -- 9. Reporter -- 10. Seeing the world -- 11. Married -- 12. A year in Buffalo -- 13. Hartford and fame -- 14. Relatives -- 15. Crosscurrents -- 16. Mark Twain vs. Mark Twain -- 17. Mostly remodeling -- 18. Enter the typesetter -- 19. The author figures profits -- 20. Scoundrels, thieves, and publishers -- 21. Webster learns the publishing business -- 22. The history game -- 23. Playwright -- 24. Back to the book business -- 25. Huck Finn -- 26. Dear Charley -- 27. Mark Twain, lecturer -- 28. Publishing pays, for the typesetter -- 29. General Grant's Memoirs -- 30. Some heartfelt curses -- 31. Money pours in, and out -- 32. The Pope's biography -- 33. What really happened -- 34. Webster retires
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xii, 409 pages, [15] pages of plates
Lccn
46000585
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, facsimiles, 1 genealogical table, 1 map, portraits
System control number
  • (OCoLC)31605011
  • (OCoLC)ocm31605011
Label
Mark Twain, business man, edited by Samuel Charles Webster
Publication
Note
  • "An Atlantic Monthly Press book."
  • "The intimate record of Mark Twain's extraordinary business career, revealed in his hitherto unpublished correspondence"--Jacket
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword -- Genealogy of Mark Twain's immediate family -- 1. Ancestry and background -- 2. Sam starts his career -- 3. The first notebook -- 4. On the river -- 5. As his niece remembers him -- 6. Romance and prophesy -- 7. Border state confusion -- 8. Miner -- 9. Reporter -- 10. Seeing the world -- 11. Married -- 12. A year in Buffalo -- 13. Hartford and fame -- 14. Relatives -- 15. Crosscurrents -- 16. Mark Twain vs. Mark Twain -- 17. Mostly remodeling -- 18. Enter the typesetter -- 19. The author figures profits -- 20. Scoundrels, thieves, and publishers -- 21. Webster learns the publishing business -- 22. The history game -- 23. Playwright -- 24. Back to the book business -- 25. Huck Finn -- 26. Dear Charley -- 27. Mark Twain, lecturer -- 28. Publishing pays, for the typesetter -- 29. General Grant's Memoirs -- 30. Some heartfelt curses -- 31. Money pours in, and out -- 32. The Pope's biography -- 33. What really happened -- 34. Webster retires
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xii, 409 pages, [15] pages of plates
Lccn
46000585
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, facsimiles, 1 genealogical table, 1 map, portraits
System control number
  • (OCoLC)31605011
  • (OCoLC)ocm31605011

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