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Extracts from Adam's Diary: translated from the original MS by Mark Twain [Samuel Clemens] - First Separate Edition - 1904 - from Uncommon Works, IOBA, ABAA, ILAB (SKU: AMCL-03)

Extracts from Adam's Diary: translated from the original MS

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Extracts from Adam's Diary: translated from the original MS

by Mark Twain [Samuel Clemens]

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  • hardcover
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London: Harper & Bros., 1904. First Separate Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. F. Strothman. Title page reads: London and New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers : : MCMIV. Red cloth boards with yellow title and full color printing of Adam at his journal with 2 monkeys. Seven gatherings with printer's signature marks. Covers soiled from handling. Sunning to spine. Heavy paper with mild foxing on a few pages. 89 pp. Duodecimo, 5 1/4 x 8 1/4 inches tall. A comic short story of what it might have been like for Adam when the world was new.

Synopsis

A prime example of the wit of Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)...his satire of the book of Genesis, written in the format of Adam's journal. " MONDAY -- This new creature with the long hair is a good deal in the way. It is always hanging around and following me about. I don't like this; I am not used to company. I wish it would stay with the other animals. . . . Cloudy today, wind in the east; think we shall have rain. . . . WE? Where did I get that word-the new creature uses it."

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bookseller
Uncommon Works, IOBA, ABAA, ILAB US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
AMCL-03
Title
Extracts from Adam's Diary: translated from the original MS
Author
Mark Twain [Samuel Clemens]
Illustrator
F. Strothman
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Quantity available
1
Edition
First Separate Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Harper & Bros.
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1904
Keywords
Twain, first, adam, eve, clemens
Bookseller catalogs
Literature & Classics;

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About Uncommon Works, IOBA, ABAA, ILAB

Member, ABAA, ILAB, IOBA. Not your ordinary book store! Uncommon Works specializes in rare, odd, unique, and handmade books, with a focus on Mexico, Latin America, Native America, and the Spanish Conquest. You'll find rare, first editions and first or early printings. You'll even find a few first printings of living authors for sale. We provide services and referrals for book mending, repair, restoration, and binding.We also offer archival storage solutions for your books, photos, or family historical print items.

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