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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Mark Twain; Alan James Robinson; Harold McGrath; Cheloniidae Press.; Wild Carrot Letterpress.
|Notes:||Limited edition of 250 signed by Alan James Robinson, engraver of the illustrations.
" ... from "Mark Twain's sketches, new and old," as it was first published in complete form, 1875, the American Publishing Co. It contains three versions of this notorious and celebrated tale, the original (1865), translated into the French, and then "restored to the English after martyrdom in the French." The afterword, The private printing of the "Jumping frog" story, by Samuel Clemens, first appeared in the North American Review #158 (April 1894). 325 copies of the book were printed by Wild Carrot Letterpress. The fifteen wood engravings were printed ... by Harold McGrath."--Colophon.
|Description:||1 v. (unpaged) : ill. ; 22 cm.|
|Other Titles:||Celebrated jumping frog of Calaveras County.|
|Responsibility:||Mark Twain. The private printing [i.e. history] of the "Jumping frog" story :|