Mark Twain

Twain's First Book

The Celebrated Jumping frog of calaveras county

FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING.  Publsiher's original green cloth, with gilt-stamped frog on the front board.

A Rare piece of Twain ephemera


     This tiny sixteen page pamphlet, measuring only 2 1/2 x 3 inches, was printed to help promote Twain's novel "Pudd'nhead Wilson."    It was originally published in 1894.  This 1897 reprint is arguably scarcer than the first printing.