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    Mark Twain Ephemera, including: To the Person Sitting in Darkness and Concerning the Rev. Mr. Ament. [N. p.]: Privately Printed, 1926. Limited edition, number 160 of 250 copies. Octavo. 44 pages. Publisher's tan wrappers with the lettering in black. Tan endpapers. Some rubbing and light soiling to the wrappers, small bend to the front bottom corner. Altogether a very good copy. To the Person Sitting in Darkness was first published in the North American Review of February 1901, and later in the year it was reprinted in a pamphlet by the Anti-Imperialist League. Concerning the Rev. Mr. Ament also first appeared in the North American Review in April of 1901 under the title To My Missionary Critics. [and:] The Letters of Western Authors: No. 9 Mark Twain. With Comment by Charles Erskine Scott Wood. Published for its Members by the Book Club of California In September 1935. [San Francisco: John Henry Nash], 1935. One of five hundred copies. Octavo. 2 pages with a two page facsimile letter. Publisher's cream paper wrappers. Two page facsimile letter attached. Very light toning, some very minor wrinkling. Altogether a near fine copy. This facsimile letter is from the collection of James D. Hart, and is number nine in a series of twelve reproduced letters by prominent Western authors distributed to the member of the Book Club of California in the year 1935. [and:] A Champagne Cocktail and A Catastrophe: Two Acting Charades. [N. p.]: [Robin and Marian MacVicars], [1930]. First edition. Twelvemo. [4 ] pages. Publisher's tan paper wrapper lettered in black. Negligible rubbing to the front cover. Altogether a near fine copy. The copyright page states "Printed from the original manuscript in the possession of Robin and Marian MacVicars who present this Mark Twain gem in a limited edition, now for the first time printed, to their friends. Xmas 1930." [and:] Three Aces: Jim Todd's Episode in Social Echre: A Poem and A Denial. By Mark Twain. [Westport, Connecticut]: [Robin and Marian MacVicars], [1929]. First edition. Octavo. [5] pages. Publisher's red paper wrapper lettered in black. The pages are all red. Very light rubbing to the covers, small closed tear to the bottom of the front, small tears to the top of the front and the fore-edge of the back, the pages are all beginning to separate. Altogether a good copy. The copyright page states "Of this poem by Mark Twain, now for the first time published in book form, there have been printed by 50 copies for friends of Robin and Marian MacVicars, - in their studio at Westport - in - Connecticut. Christmas Season MCMXXIX."

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