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Mark Twain's Sketches new and old

Label
Mark Twain's Sketches new and old
Title
Mark Twain's Sketches new and old
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Related
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Citation location within source
3364
Citation source
BAL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1835-1910
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Twain, Mark
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
  • PS1319
  • PZ3.C59
LC item number
.A1 1875
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Roy J. Friedman Mark Twain Collection (Library of Congress)
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Humorous stories, American
  • Comedy sketches
  • Comedy sketches
  • Humorous stories, American
Label
Mark Twain's Sketches new and old
Link
http://books.google.com/books?id=puLTL-2k5HUC&printsec=frontcover&source=gbs_ViewAPI
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Cover title: Sketches / by Mark Twain
  • Spine title: Sketches old and new / Mark Twain
  • BAL notes 2 states of p. 120 and 299: the 1st state has the footnote on p. 119 repeaed on p. 120, and includes on p. 299 a skit "From hospital days" (not by Twain). Some copies exhibiting the 1st state also have an erratum slip at p. 299, correcting a statement on that page
  • "Sold only by subscription."
  • LC copy in 1st state, with erratum slip.
  • Source: Gift of Victor Jacobs, May 9, 1956.
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • My watch, an instructive little tale -- Political economy -- The jumping frog -- Journalism in Tennessee -- Story of the bad little boy -- Story of the good little boy -- Two poems, by Moore and Twain -- A visit to Niagara -- Answers to correspondents -- To raise poultry -- The experiences of the McWilliamses with membranous croup -- My first literary venture -- How the author was sold in Newark -- The office bore -- Johnny Greer -- The facts in the case of the great beef contract -- The facts in the case of George Fisher, deceased -- Disgraceful persecution of a boy -- The judge's "spirited woman" -- Information wanted -- Some fables for good old boys and girls, part first, second, third -- The facts concerning the late Senatorial secretaryship -- A fashion item -- Riley, newspaper correspondent -- A fine old man --- Science vs. luck -- The killing of Julius Caesar localized -- An item which the editor himself could not understand
  • The widow's protest -- A mediaeval romance -- Petition concerning copyright -- After-dinner speech -- Lionizing murderers -- A new crime -- A curious dream -- A true story just as I heard it -- Personal habits of the Siamese twins -- Speech at the Scottish banquet at London -- A ghost story -- Legend of the Capitoline Venus -- Speech on accident insurance -- John Chinaman in New York -- How I once edited an agricultural paper -- The petrified man -- My bloody massacre -- The undertaker's chat -- Concerning chambermaids -- "After" Jenkins -- Aurelia's unfortunate young man -- About barbers -- "Party cries" in Ireland -- The facts concerning the recent resignation -- History repeats itself -- Honored as a curiousity -- The late Benjamin Franklin -- The "blind letter" department, London, P.O. -- First interview with Artemus Ward -- Cannibalism in the cars -- The Scriptural panoramist -- From "Hospital days" -- Curing a cold -- A curious pleasure excursion -- Running for governor -- A mysterious visit
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
Now 1st published in complete form.
Extent
320 pages
Lccn
03014548
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)01051665
  • (OCoLC)ocm01051665
Label
Mark Twain's Sketches new and old
Link
http://books.google.com/books?id=puLTL-2k5HUC&printsec=frontcover&source=gbs_ViewAPI
Publication
Note
  • Cover title: Sketches / by Mark Twain
  • Spine title: Sketches old and new / Mark Twain
  • BAL notes 2 states of p. 120 and 299: the 1st state has the footnote on p. 119 repeaed on p. 120, and includes on p. 299 a skit "From hospital days" (not by Twain). Some copies exhibiting the 1st state also have an erratum slip at p. 299, correcting a statement on that page
  • "Sold only by subscription."
  • LC copy in 1st state, with erratum slip.
  • Source: Gift of Victor Jacobs, May 9, 1956.
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • My watch, an instructive little tale -- Political economy -- The jumping frog -- Journalism in Tennessee -- Story of the bad little boy -- Story of the good little boy -- Two poems, by Moore and Twain -- A visit to Niagara -- Answers to correspondents -- To raise poultry -- The experiences of the McWilliamses with membranous croup -- My first literary venture -- How the author was sold in Newark -- The office bore -- Johnny Greer -- The facts in the case of the great beef contract -- The facts in the case of George Fisher, deceased -- Disgraceful persecution of a boy -- The judge's "spirited woman" -- Information wanted -- Some fables for good old boys and girls, part first, second, third -- The facts concerning the late Senatorial secretaryship -- A fashion item -- Riley, newspaper correspondent -- A fine old man --- Science vs. luck -- The killing of Julius Caesar localized -- An item which the editor himself could not understand
  • The widow's protest -- A mediaeval romance -- Petition concerning copyright -- After-dinner speech -- Lionizing murderers -- A new crime -- A curious dream -- A true story just as I heard it -- Personal habits of the Siamese twins -- Speech at the Scottish banquet at London -- A ghost story -- Legend of the Capitoline Venus -- Speech on accident insurance -- John Chinaman in New York -- How I once edited an agricultural paper -- The petrified man -- My bloody massacre -- The undertaker's chat -- Concerning chambermaids -- "After" Jenkins -- Aurelia's unfortunate young man -- About barbers -- "Party cries" in Ireland -- The facts concerning the recent resignation -- History repeats itself -- Honored as a curiousity -- The late Benjamin Franklin -- The "blind letter" department, London, P.O. -- First interview with Artemus Ward -- Cannibalism in the cars -- The Scriptural panoramist -- From "Hospital days" -- Curing a cold -- A curious pleasure excursion -- Running for governor -- A mysterious visit
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
Now 1st published in complete form.
Extent
320 pages
Lccn
03014548
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)01051665
  • (OCoLC)ocm01051665

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