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The Complete Short Stories of Mark Twain

Author: Mark Twain; Charles Neider, editor
Price: $20.00
Publisher: International Collectors Library
Publisher Location: Garden City
Book Condition: Near Fine
Pub Date: 1957
About As New in all respects, perhaps unread-unopened. Sewn in book marker, insert present. Title-page states "Now Collected for the First Time, edited with an introduction by Charles Neider." This declaration may come from the Hanover House collection of the same name also 1957 by Neider. Hanover House was also an imprint in the Doubleday family. Not in the McBride bibliography of Twain's works although the Hanover is. Neider was a prominent Twain scholar of the 20th century who edited and introduced many collections of Mark Twain's works. In the blue and gilt Tree of Life binding by Rafael Palacios for the ICL. From the publisher's description: The International Collectors Library was a book club series published by Doubleday Book & Music Clubs, Inc. from the late 1940’s through the late 1980’s. They were produced in Garden City, New Jersey. They were intended to be inexpensive reprints of great literature similar Everyman’s Library (Dent/Dutton), Modern Library (Random House), Penguin Classics (Penguin Publishing), and Oxford World’s Classics (Oxford University Press). Every effort is made to ship all books and other items within 24 hours. Clean recycled packing material will be used when possible. The Book Shed has a been a member of the Vermont Antiquarian Bookseller's Association since 1997. An online bookseller with a bookshop sensibility!