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Author: Mark Twain; William Dean Howells; Charles Hopkins Clark
Publisher: New York, Garrett Press, 1969.
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Twain, Mark, 1835-1910.
Mark Twain's library of humor.
New York, Garrett Press, 1969
(OCoLC)568000613
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Twain; William Dean Howells; Charles Hopkins Clark
ISBN: 0512007098 9780512007094
OCLC Number: 27422
Notes: Reprint of the 1888 ed., with a new foreword by Clarence Gohdes.
Description: xxviii, 707 pages illustrations, facsimile 23 cm
Contents: Carrie's comedy ; The belle of Vallejo ; Mr. Simpkins's downfall / Alden, William L. --
How we astonished the Rivermouthians ; The friend of my youth / Aldrich, Thomas --
The female base ball nine ; An Italian's view of a New England winter ; After the funeral ; What he wanted it for / Bailey, James M. --
The robin and the woodpecker ; The dog and the bees ; The ant and the grain of corn ; The man and the goose ; The nobleman and the oyster ; The boy and the tortoise ; The camel andthe zebra / Bierce, Ambrose --
To correspondents ; The alligator ; Natral and unnatral aristokrats ; The neat person ; The bumble bee ; Ants / Billings, Josh --
Ballad of the Rhine ; Hans Breitmann's party / Breitmann, Hans --
Legend of Mimir ; The simple story of George Washington ; The haunted room ; The vacation of Mustapha / Burdette, Robert J.??Wrecked in port ; The donation party ; She had to take her things along ; The type-writer ; success with small fruits ; Train manners ; The romance of the carpet / Burdette, Robert J. --
Nothing to wear / Butler, Wm. Allen --
Frowenfeld's clerk / Cable, Geo. W. --
The worst man and the stupidest man in Turkey ; Fables of the Hodja ; The Hodja's donkey on his veracity ; The Hodja makes up his mind to marry ; Examples of Turkish justice / Cox, Samuel S. --
A family horse ; Getting a glass of water / Cozzens, Frederick W. --
Rev. Creamcheese and the New Livery / Curtis, Geo. William --
The first piano in a mining camp / Davis, Sam --
Miss Malony on the Chinese question / Dodge, Mary Mapes --
A new patent medicine operation / Doesticks, Q.K. Philander --
His first day at editing ; Oon criteek de Bernhardt / Field, Eugene --
The owl critic ; The alarmed skipper / Fields, Jas. T. --
The Peterkins decide to learn the languages / Hale, Lucretia p. --
Sicily Burns's wedding / Harris, Geo. W.??Little Breeches / Hay, John --
Plain language from truthful James ; A Jersey centenarian ; A sleeping-car experience ; The society on the Stanislaus / Harte, Bret --
Simon Suggs gets a "soft snap" on his daddy / Hooper, Johnson J. --
A pleasure exertion / Holley, Marietta --
A visit to the asylum for aged and decayed punsters ; The deacon's masterpiece / Holmes, Dr. Oliver Wendell --
Trying to understand a woman ; Love's young dream ; Kitty answers ; Custom house morals ; At Niagara ; Their first quarrel / Howells, William D. --
Rip Van Winkle / Irving, Washington --
The expensive treat of Col. Moses Grice / Johnston, Richard M. --
A great fit / Kerr, Orpheus C. --
The villager and the snake ; The ostrich and the hen ; The fox and the crow ; The kind-hearted she-elephant ; The centipede and the barbaric Yak ; The grasshopper and the ant ; The merchant of Venice, and the good Samaritan / Lanigan, Geo. T. --
The courtin' ; Birdofredum Sawin after the war ; Birdofredom Sawin as a volunteer / Lowell, James Russell.??'Tis only my husband / Neal, Joseph C. --
A fatal thirst / Nye, Bill --
Tushmaker's toothpuller ; Illustrated newspapers ; Phoenix at sea ; Lectures on astronomy ; A new system of grammar ; John Phoenix renders an account of his stewardship ; Pistol shooting ; The sewing machine / Phoenix, John --
Captain Ben's choice / Pratt, Mrs. Francis Lee --
The diamond wedding / Stedman, Edmund Clarence --
A victim of hospitality / Shelton, Frederic W. --
Jack Downing in Portland ; Uncle Joshua Downing in Boston / Smith, Seba --
The remarkable wreck of the Thomas Hyke / Stockton, Frank R. --
The parson's horse race / Stowe, Mrs. Harriet Beecher --
Christmas in Pineville / Thompson, W. Tappan --
Daruis Green and his flying machine / Trowbridge, James T. --
The jumping frog ; The tomb of Adam ; Abelard and Heloise ; A genuine Mexican plug ; A day's work ; Dick Baker's cat ; A restless night ; A dose of pain Killer ; European diet ; Experience of the McWilliamses with membraneous croup ; Nevada nabobs in New York ; The Siamese twins ; A dog in church ; Blue-Jays ; Our Italian guide ; Lost in the snow ; The Cayote ; Col. Sellers at home ; Cannabalism in the cars ; How I edited an agricultural paper / Twain, Mark.??The tar baby ; Mr. Rabbit grossly deceives Mr. Fox / Uncle Remus --
A visit to Brigham Young ; Women's rights ; One of Mr. Ward's business letters ; On "forts" ; Fourth of July oration ; High-handed outrage at Utica ; Artemus Ward and the Prince of Wales ; Interview with Lincoln ; Letters to his wife / Ward, Artemus --
A fight with a trout ; Plumbers ; The garden and its enemies ; boy the destroyer ; Brilliant drunkards ; How I killed a bear ; Pie / Warner, Charles Dudley --
The total depravity of inanimate things / Walker, Katherine Kent Childs --
First-class snake stories ; A quick eye for business ; Little Charles and the fruit ; Butterwick's little gas bill / Miscellaneous.
Responsibility: edited by Samuel Langhorne Clemens, William Dean Howells, and Charles Hopkins Clark. Illustrated by E.W. Kemble.

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