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Twain, Mark [Samuel L. Clemens]. WAPPING ALICE. Berkeley, CA: The Friends of the Bancroft Library, 1981. First Edition


First printing in wrappers. No hardcover edition. or, as the title page goes on to state: Printed for the First Time, Together with Three Factual Letters to Olivia Clemens: Another Story, 'The McWilliamses and the Burglar Alarm'; and Revelatory Portions of the Autobiographical Dictation of April 10, 1907, Comprising the Evidence in the Curious Affair of Lizzie Wills & Willie Taylor by Samuel L. Clemens: with an Introduction and Afterword by Hamlin Hill. An interesting insight into how Twain reworked and retold an actual event that happened in his household - both in letters and in different versions of the story - as well as bringing in the ingenious and eccentric burglar alarm which was installed in theri Hartford house. #29 in the Series of Keepsakes issued by the Friends of the Bancroft Library for its Memebers. Designed & printed by Andrew Hoyem at The Arion Press in San Francisco. Photographs. 79 pp. Fine in stiff blue-green wrappers with black lettering. .

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