McGraw-Hill, NEW YORK, 1963, 1963. Edward Jump, McGraw-Hill, NEW YORK, 1963. STATED FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING. Grey paper over boards, black cloth at spine, gold lettering. Jumping frogs, high society, beloved San Francisco characters Emperor Norton and the stray dogs Bummer and Lazarus who followed on his heels--nothing escaped Mark Twain's scrutiny or his acerbic wit. Editor Bernard Taper has gathered together a heady selection of newspaper articles, correspondence, poetry, and short stories that are humorous--sometimes exasperating and controversial--but always engaging. Like a good sidekick in a comedy duo, Edward Jump, a contemporary of Twain's, offers through his lively illustrations a visual drum roll to Twain's cantankerous prose. All drawings hilarious it is TWAIN at his best. VERY GOOD++ / NOT GREAT. Item #1126
McGraw-Hill, NEW YORK, 1963. STATED FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING. Book Very Good ++, clean, solid, no writing or soiling, text and all imitable cartoons of Twain's, by Edward Jump, vibrant. Grey paper over boards, black cloth at spine, gold lettering. DL however is in poor condition. many tears., not clipped price on flap $6.95.