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Bancroft Library

Works: 768 works in 959 publications in 2 languages and 10,885 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Biography  Adventure stories  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Adventure stories, American  Sources  Catalogs  Bibliography 
Roles: Editor, Correspondent, Other, Composer
Classifications: PS1305, 813.4
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The adventures of Tom Sawyer / illustrations by Paul Geiger ; afterword by Bernard DeVoto by Mark Twain( Book )
11 editions published between 1985 and 2001 in English and held by 1,293 libraries worldwide
"This edition prints the first and only text of Mark Twain's masterpiece ever based on his complete manuscript - including its first 663 pages, half the book, lost for over a hundred years until discovered in 1990 in a Los Angeles attic. Using this newly restored manuscript, the editors have recovered thousands of details of wording, spelling, and punctuation which were misread, "corrected," or simply overlooked by Mark Twain's "typewriter copyist" and his typesetters. The text includes all 174 of the "rattling good" first edition illustrations by E.W. Kemble. It restores the raftsmen's episode, which Mark Twain casually agreed to let his publisher leave out of the first edition, and includes John Harley's lively drawings for it. And at the back of the book is a new gathering of manuscript passages, some photographically reproduced, showing how and with what extraordinary artistry Mark Twain revised his work. They include Jim's comically grotesque "ghost" story, unknown before the recent discovery of the manuscript. In addition, the editors provide more than seventy pages of detailed historical notes, a glossary, and five maps of the Mississippi River valley that locate various episodes in the story. Combining uniquely rich historical materials with a text as Mark Twain wanted it to be read, this should become the standard edition for all readers of Adventures of Huckleberry Finn."--Jacket
Autobiography of Mark Twain by Mark Twain( Computer File )
7 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,277 libraries worldwide
This volume presents Mark Twain's authentic and unsuppressed voice, brimming with humor, ideas, and opinions, and speaking clearly from the grave as he intended. Eschewing chronology and organization, Twain simply meanders from observation to anecdote and between past and present. There are reminiscences from his youth of landscapes, rural idylls, and Tom Sawyeresque japes; acid-etched profiles of friends and enemies, from his "fiendish" Florentine landlady to the fatuous and "grotesque" Rockefellers; a searing polemic on a 1906 American massacre of Filipino insurgents; a hilarious screed against a hapless editor who dared tweak his prose; and countless tales of the author's own bamboozlement, unto bankruptcy, by publishers, business partners, doctors, miscellaneous moochers; he was even outsmarted by a wild turkey. Laced with Twain's unique blend of humor and vitriol, the haphazard narrative is engrossing funny, and revealing of Twain's mind
The Negro trail blazers of California; a compilation of records from the California archives in the Bancroft Library at the University of California, in Berkeley; and from the diaries, old papers, and conversations of old pioneers in the State of California by Delilah L Beasley( Book )
24 editions published between 1919 and 2008 in English and held by 644 libraries worldwide
The first comprehensive history of Afro-American pioneers and their descendants in California. Traces their history from the earliest explorations of California by Estevanico, Friar Marco's "Negro guide," in the late 1520s to the contributions of Afro-American servicemen in France in World War I
The Larkin papers; personal, business, and official correspondence of Thomas Oliver Larkin, merchant and United States consul in California by Thomas Oliver Larkin( Book )
5 editions published in 1951 in English and held by 513 libraries worldwide
Spain in the Mississippi Valley, 1765-1794 by Lawrence Kinnaird( Book )
4 editions published in 1949 in English and held by 200 libraries worldwide
Roughing it by Mark Twain( Book )
2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 186 libraries worldwide
Two American originals, Mark Twain and the West, come together in this documentary of the author's seven-year "pleasure trip" to the silver mines of Nevada. Twain had originally planned the trip to be a three-month "vacation; " not surprisingly for someone of Twain's temperament, the trip lasted seven years. His journey, like his book, has a way of taking ever-unexpected turns
The Art of Nahuatl speech : the Bancroft Dialogues ( Book )
4 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 184 libraries worldwide
Index to printed maps by Bancroft Library( Book )
1 edition published in 1964 in English and held by 161 libraries worldwide
Handbook of Hispanic source materials and research organizations in the United States by Ronald Hilton( Book )
6 editions published between 1941 and 1942 in English and held by 149 libraries worldwide
Some treasures of the Bancroft Library celebrating the dedication of the enlarged and remodeled library, May 6th, 1973 by Calif.) Bancroft library (Berkeley( Book )
2 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 145 libraries worldwide
Drawn West : selections from the Robert B. Honeyman Jr. collection of early Californian and Western art and Americana by Jack Von Euw( Book )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 141 libraries worldwide
La personalidad jurídica del indio y el III Concilio Provincial Mexicano (1585), ensayo histórico-jurídico de los documentos originales by José A Llaguno( Book )
4 editions published between 1963 and 1983 in Spanish and held by 139 libraries worldwide
Past tents : the way we camped by Susan Snyder( Book )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 132 libraries worldwide
From the Bancroft Library history of early California ( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 129 libraries worldwide
Presents lectures on the Hispanicization of California, the California gold rush, and Mark Twain in the West, by James J. Rawls, J.S. Holliday, and Robert H. Hirst, respectively
A journey to California, 1841 : the first emigrant party to California by wagon train : the journal of John Bidwell by John Bidwell( Book )
2 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 127 libraries worldwide
Valley of salt, memories of wine : a journal of Death Valley, 1849 by Louis Nusbaumer( Book )
2 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 127 libraries worldwide
The plate of brass reexamined : a report by Bancroft Library( Book )
2 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 117 libraries worldwide
Spain and Spanish America in the libraries of the University of California; a catalogue of books by Berkeley University of California( Book )
1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 115 libraries worldwide
A guide to the Mariano Guadalupe Vallejo documentos para la historia de California, 1780-1875 by Bancroft Library( Book )
2 editions published in 1953 in English and held by 98 libraries worldwide
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Bancroft Library University of California
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California. University. Bancroft Library
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University of California, Berkeley. Bancroft Library
University of California (Berkeley). Regional Oral History Office. Bancroft Library
English (141)
Spanish (7)
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