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1913 edition; Harper & Brothers Publishers, New York and London; hardbound in green boards; quite good condition with unmarked pages; some minor soiling/wear to boards - see pics.

 

Description -

Roughing It is a book of semi-autobiographical travel literature by Mark Twain. It was written in 1870–71 and published in 1872,[2][3] as a prequel to his first travel book The Innocents Abroad (1869). Roughing It is dedicated to Twain's mining companion Calvin H. Higbie, later a civil engineer who died in 1914.[4]

The book follows the travels of young Mark Twain through the Wild Westduring the years 1861–1867.

 

After a brief stint as a Confederate cavalry militiaman (not included in the account), he joined his brother Orion Clemens, who had been appointed Secretary of the Nevada Territory, on a stagecoachjourney west. Twain consulted his brother's diary to refresh his memory and borrowed heavily from his active imagination for many stories in the book...

Roughing It by Mark Twain, Volume I

SKU: BS131i
$22.95Price