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The Washoe giant in San Francisco

Mark Twain

The Washoe giant in San Francisco

being heretofore uncollected sketches by Mark Twain, published in the Golden era in the sixties, including Those blasted children, The Lick house ball, The Kearny Street ghost story, Fitz Smythe"s horse, and thirty-four more items by the wild humorist of the Pacific slope. With many drawings by Lloyd Hoff.

by Mark Twain

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Published by Folcroft Library Editions in [Folcroft, Pa.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Humorous stories, American,
  • Comedy sketches

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesGolden era.
    StatementCollected and edited with an introd. by Franklin Walker.
    ContributionsWalker, Franklin Dickerson, 1900- ed.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS1302 .W3 1973
    The Physical Object
    Pagination143 p.
    Number of Pages143
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5416876M
    ISBN 10084142683X
    LC Control Number73008919

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