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Title:
The celebrated jumping frog of Calaveras County : and other sketches
Author:
Twain, Mark, 1835-1910.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
New York : C.H. Webb, Publisher, 119 & 121 Nassau St. : [dist. by] American News Co., agents, [1868]

©1867
Physical Description:
198 pages ; 18 x 12 cm
General Note:
Gift of Bulkley Southworth Griffin, Washington, D.C., 1967.
Language:
English
Contents:
The celebrated jumping frog of Calaveras County -- Aurelia's unfortunate young man -- A complaint about correspondents, dated in San Francisco -- Answers to correspondents -- Among the Fenians -- The story of the bad little boy who didn't come to grief -- Curing a cold -- An inquiry about insurance -- Literature in the dry diggings -- "After" Jenkins -- Lucretia Smith's soldier -- The killing of Julius Caesar "localized" -- An item which the editor himself could not understand -- Among the spirits -- A brief biographical sketch of George Washington -- A touching story of George Washington's boyhood -- A page from a Californian almanac -- Information for the million -- The launch of the steamer Capital -- Origin of illustrious men -- Advice for good little girls -- Concerning chambermaids -- Remarkable instances of presence of mind -- Honored as a curiosity in Honolulu -- The steed "Oahu" -- A strange dream -- Short and singular rations.
Local Note:
In red cloth over bevelled boards, with author, cover and spine titles, and front cover illustration of a jumping frog giltstamped.
Added Corporate Author:
Format :
Book