EXTRACT FROM CAPTAIN STORMFIELD'S VISIT TO HEAVEN. Mark Twain, pseud. of Samuel L. Clemens.
EXTRACT FROM CAPTAIN STORMFIELD'S VISIT TO HEAVEN

EXTRACT FROM CAPTAIN STORMFIELD'S VISIT TO HEAVEN

New York: Harper & Brothers, 1909. First Edition. "Satirical fantasy of the afterlife which mockes the follies of religious fundamentalism and the absurdities which figure in popular images of paradise" (Barron, Fantasy Literature: A Reader's Guide 3-343). Scarce in dustjacket. BAL 3511; Smith T-433. Item #5377

First Printing. Octavo (20.75cm); red cloth, with titling and pictorial elements stamped in white, black, and blue on spine and front cover; dustjacket; [vi],120,[2]pp, with inserted pictorial frontispiece by Albert Levering; this copy's sheets bulk 5/8" (no priority determined). Gently spine-sunned, with spine ends lightly rubbed, with just a hint of foxing to endpapers; Near Fine. In the original dustjacket, priced $1.00 at lower spine; a little sunned, dusty, with some scattered patches of soil, a few small tears, and shallow losses to spine ends; an unrestored, Very Good example.

Price: $1,750.00