The Adventures of Thomas Jefferson Snodgrass


Main Author: Twain, Mark, 1835-1910.
Contributor(s): Bennett, James O’Donnell, 1870-1940.
Honce, Charles, 1895-1975.
Title: The adventures of Thomas Jefferson Snodgrass [by] Mark Twain [pseud.] edited by Charles Honce, with a foreword by Vincent Starrett, and a note on "A celebrated village idiot" by James O’Donnell Bennett.
Subject(s): Clemens, Orion, 1825-1897.
Publisher: Chicago, P. Covici, inc., 1928.
Description: 1st ed.
xxiii, [1], 59 p. 24 cm.
Notes: "This edition of The adventures of Thomas Jefferson Snodgrass is limited to three hundred and seventy-five numbered copies of which this is no. 218."
First published in the Keokuk Saturday post and the Keokuk daily post, 1856-57 cf. Introd.
The "celebrated village idiot" is Orion Clemens.
Johnson, M. De V. A bibliography of the works of Mark Twain. p. 107-108.

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