"To The Person Sitting In Darkness" in THE NORTH AMERICAN REVIEW, February, 1901. Mark TWAIN, Samuel CLEMENS.

"To The Person Sitting In Darkness" in THE NORTH AMERICAN REVIEW, February, 1901

New York: The North American Review, February 1901. First Edition. wraps. Original printed wraps; Volume 172, #2. First printing of this satiric essay, a satire exposing imperialism as revealed in the Boxer Uprising and its aftermath, the Boer War, and the Philippine–American War. In January 1901 Twain became a vice president of the Anti-Imperialist League of New York. Also includes an article by W. D. Howells titled "Mark Twain: An Inquiry," as well as an essay by former president Benjamin Harrison, "Plight of the Democratic Party" by Perry Belmont, "The South and the Negro" by Marion L. Dawson, and other pieces. Rear cover with some soiling and chipping. Near Fine and uncommon as an individual issue rather than in a bound volume. Item #020198

Price: $85.00