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Mark Twain
1880 1st/1st Mark Twain A Tramp Abroad Travel Illustrated Satire Alps CLASSIC
Hartford, Conn: American Pub. Co, 1839. I am limited to 12 photos on eBay, but I can provide a link to many more photos. Just ask! 1880 1st/1st Mark Twain A Tramp Abroad Travel Illustrated Satire Alps CLASSIC "That's the difference between governments and individuals. Governments don't care, individuals do." - Mark Twain, A Tramp Abroad This Mark Twain novel, "A Tramp Abroad' is a natural extension of 'The Innocents Abroad' as a travel narrative, a return to the Old World. As a cultural document, it is also a natural continuation of the great popular movement of tourism, wherein the 'innocent' becomes a 'tramp'." (Melton,78). This adventure voyages book is not one of Twain's finer works, as many readers feel he rambles and lacks a sense of direction, but by writing with a sense of ironic prose and satire, "A Tramp Abroad" is still a desirable and recognizable Twain novel. Twain's third travel book describing his month-long trip to central and southern Europe in the summer of 1878 with his friend, Reverend Joseph Twitchell A very enjoyable and humorous work, in which the author blends autobiography and fiction, facts and tall tales. Item number: #8518 Price: $599 TWAIN, Mark A Tramp abroad Hartford, Conn.: American Pub. Co.; London: Chatto & Windus, 1880. First edition, First state - subscription only Details: · Collation: Complete with all pages o xvi, 17-631 o 328 illustrations · References: BAL 3386; Melton, Twain, Travel Books; · Notes on edition: (from BAL) o Frontispiece caption - 'Moses' o Sheet bulk size 15/8 inches · Language: English · Binding: Hardcover; tight & s … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Schilb Antique Books (schilb_antique_books) [Columbia, Missouri, US]
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