A Lifetime with Mark Twain: The Memories of Katy Leary, for Thirty Years his Faithful and Devotd Servent; written by Mary Lawton; with many illustrations [provenance: Clara Clemens Gabrilowitsch Samossoud]. Mary Lawton.
A Lifetime with Mark Twain: The Memories of Katy Leary, for Thirty Years his Faithful and Devotd Servent; written by Mary Lawton; with many illustrations [provenance: Clara Clemens Gabrilowitsch Samossoud]
A Lifetime with Mark Twain: The Memories of Katy Leary, for Thirty Years his Faithful and Devotd Servent; written by Mary Lawton; with many illustrations [provenance: Clara Clemens Gabrilowitsch Samossoud]

A Lifetime with Mark Twain: The Memories of Katy Leary, for Thirty Years his Faithful and Devotd Servent; written by Mary Lawton; with many illustrations [provenance: Clara Clemens Gabrilowitsch Samossoud]

New York: Harcourt, Brace and Co., 1925. Hardcover. xviii, 352 p., frontispiece portrait of Mark Twain with facsimile inscription to the author by Twain: 32 unpaginated pages of illustrations and 1 full-page illustration included in pagination; 23 cm. Red cloth with gilt-stamped spine and cover titles. Lacking dust jacket. First Edition. Former owner's name inscribed on front free endpaper: Adelaide McC. Rennils 1926. Inscribed below in another hand: "From Clara Gabriolwitsch (Mrs. Ossip Gabrilowitsch)." The book is dedicated "To Clara Clemens Gabrilowitsch and to the imperishable years of our friendship." Clara Clemens Gabrilowitsch Samossoud (1874-1962) was the second daughter of Samuel Clemens (Mark Twan) and a friend of the author, Mary Lawton. In Very Good Condition: corners and ends of spine are rubbed; minor fraying at tail of spine; light foxing, primarily along edges of illustrations; occasional light finger soiling in margins; otherwise, clean and tight. Very Good. Item #004004

Price: $215.00