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Twain, Mark
THE JUMPING FROG, with an Afterword, The Private Printing of The "Jumping Frog" Story, by Samuel Clemens
Easthampton, Massachusetts: Cheloniidae Press, 1985. First Edition. Wraps. Fine. Limited to 300 copies of which this is number 83 of 250 regular issue copies signed by Alan James Robinson. Originally published in 1865, The Jumping Frog was translated into French in 1872 and retranslated back into English by Twain in 1882. This edition includes all three stories as well as an 1894 article by Clemens on the story's history. Illustrated with fifteen wood engravings by Alan James Robinson. Printed on T.H. Saunders paper in Centaur and Arrighi with the assistance of Arthur Larson, handsewn into green paper wrappers by Claudia Cohen. 22 x 14 cm, 64 p. A fine copy. Accompanied by the original prospectus, which is signed by Robinson, and a promotional broadside, 38 x 28 cm, also signed by Robinson.
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