Mark Twain Autograph and Inscription
For Sale: £6,950.00
Samuel Langhorne Clemens (1835-1910), more famously known by his pen
name Mark Twain, was a prolific and well respected American author. He
was noted and admired for his keen wit and satirical skills. Of his 28
published books, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1876) and Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1884) are his most well known.
This celebratory pamphlet and menu is signed on the cover by Twain in fine brown/black ink. His inscription reads:
To Mrs. Hugh Gordon Miller, With The affectionate & grateful
remembrances of Mark Twain. James Town Exposition, September 24/07. (The
day after the struggle).
Measuring 10" x 8", the pamphlet celebrates The First Hudson River Steamboat, Robert Fulton's "Clermont", 1807-1907
Inside, printed text highlights the historic importance of the vessel
and its context. A red, white and blue ribbon ties the pages and cover
The Clermont was the first Steamboat to make a voyage of any significant distance, journeying between New York and Albany in 1807.
The item is in excellent condition, with some light toning.
This item qualifies for our layaway plan
Stock Status:In Stock
Product Code: PT131