Item Details

Life on the Mississippi

by Mark Twain ; with more than 300 illustrations
Format
Book; Online; EBook
Published
Boston : James R. Osgood, 1883.
Language
English
Description
624 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Mode of access: Internet.
Notes
  • Title vignette; "Sold by subscription only" -- title-page.
  • The first copies contained a tail-piece illustration, p. 441, showing Mark Twain in flames, which was omitted at the request of Mrs. Clemens, in further printings of the same date. Cf. Merle De Vore Johnson, p. 57.
  • RBC donor (copy 3): Mrs. Linwood Findley.
  • RBC donor (copy 2): James S. Tippett.
  • First American ed.
  • BAL notes two intermediate states in addition to first state. First state: p. 441: tail-piece with urn, flames and head of Mark Twain; p. 443: caption reads: "The St. Louis Hotel". First state, intermediate A (B?): p. 441: tail-piece with urn, flames and head of Mark Twain; p. 443: caption reads: "The St. Charles Hotel". First state, intermediate B (A?): p. 441: no tail-piece present; p. 443: caption reads "The St. Louis Hotel".
Cited in
Johnson, Merle De Vore. A bibliography of the work of Mark Twain (1910), p. 57
BAL 3411
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    a| The first copies contained a tail-piece illustration, p. 441, showing Mark Twain in flames, which was omitted at the request of Mrs. Clemens, in further printings of the same date. Cf. Merle De Vore Johnson, p. 57.
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    a| RBC donor (copy 3): Mrs. Linwood Findley.
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    a| RBC donor (copy 2): James S. Tippett.
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    a| First American ed.
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