"Memoranda" in THE GALAXY. Volume XI. January 1871-June 1871

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"Memoranda" in THE GALAXY. Volume XI. January 1871-June 1871
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New York: Sheldon & Company, . First Edition Contemporary 1/2 red morocco leather with matching corners and marbled boards. Illustrated with portraits and a folding map. Twain's last three appearances in his role as columnist comprising 17 stories and articles. The April issue contains his eloquent farewell to his readers: "During these eight months death has taken two members of my home circle and malignantly threatened two others." Also includes works by Julia Ward Howe and Bayard Taylor, as well as Walt Whitman's poem "O Star of France." Small leather bookplate of collector Arthur W. Lissauer on the front pastedown .Mild rubbing; some edgewear. Contents clean. Very Good (Item ID: 003812)


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