"A Literary Nightmare" in THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, February, 1876. Mark TWAIN, Samuel CLEMENS.

"A Literary Nightmare" in THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, February, 1876

Boston: H. O. Houghton and Company, February 1876. First Edition. wraps. Original printed wraps; Volume XXXVII, #220. Twain's story is about an encounter with an earworm, or virus-like jingle, and how it occupies his mind for several days until he manages to "infect" another person, thus removing the jingle from his mind. Other articles include "Boston" by Ralph Waldo Emerson, "The Railroad Death-Rate" by Charles Francis Adams, Jr., and "The Currency Conflict" by James Garfield. Cup stain and soiling to the front cover; chipping to the top of the spine. Very Good and uncommon as an individual issue rather than in a bound volume. Item #020201

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