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Life on the Mississippi

Author: Mark Twain; James R. Osgood and Company.; John Wilson and Son.; University Press (Cambridge, Mass.)
Publisher: Boston : James R. Osgood and Co., 1883
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Twain's apprenticeship as river pilot on Mississippi.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Twain, Mark, 1835-1910.
Life on the Mississippi.
Boston : James R. Osgood and Co., 1883 (Cambridge : John Wilson & Son ; University Press)
(OCoLC)826451774
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Twain; James R. Osgood and Company.; John Wilson and Son.; University Press (Cambridge, Mass.)
OCLC Number: 4927425
Notes: First variant of the first American edition, having an illustration on page 441, showing Mark Twain in flames, which was omitted at the request of Mrs. Clemens, in further printings of the same date. Cf. Merle Johnson. A bibliography of the work of Mark Twain, 1910, p. 57.
"Sold by subscription only."
BAL notes two states of p. 443. First state caption reads: The St. Louis Hotel; "first state, intermediate A (B?)" caption reads: The St. Charles Hotel.
Baldwin Library copy lacks illustration on p. 441.
Description: 624 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Responsibility: by Mark Twain ; with more than 300 illustrations.

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Twain's apprenticeship as river pilot on Mississippi.

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