CLEMENS, SAMUEL LANGHORNE. 1835-1910.
The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County, And other Sketches. By Mark Twain. New York: C.H. Webb, 1867. [1 blank],  ad, + 198 pp. 12mo (169 x 109 mm). Original plum cloth gilt-lettered and with gilt-stamped frog in lower left corner of upper cover. Custom full morocco box. A pale dampstain to first third in top inner corner, re-backed and -cornered with original cloth laid down, period brown-coated endpapers possibly replacements, upper cover gilt a little rubbed.
First edition, first issue, Mark Twain's first book, with the inserted leaf of advertisements and unbroken type on pages 21, 66, and 198. BAL 3310; Streeter sale 2910; Wheat, California Gold Rush 43; Zamorano 80 17.