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The Resource Life on the Mississippi, Mark Twain ; illustrated by Thomas Hart Benton ; with an introduction by Edward Wagenknecht and a number of previously suppressed passages, now printed for the first time, and edited with a note by Willis Wager

Life on the Mississippi, Mark Twain ; illustrated by Thomas Hart Benton ; with an introduction by Edward Wagenknecht and a number of previously suppressed passages, now printed for the first time, and edited with a note by Willis Wager

Label
Life on the Mississippi
Title
Life on the Mississippi
Statement of responsibility
Mark Twain ; illustrated by Thomas Hart Benton ; with an introduction by Edward Wagenknecht and a number of previously suppressed passages, now printed for the first time, and edited with a note by Willis Wager
Creator
Contributor
Author
Editor
Illustrator
Printer
Writer of introduction
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The autobiographical story of a young man who becomes an apprentice on a Mississippi river boat and the adventures he faces as he earns his pilot's license
Cataloging source
DLC
Citation location within source
  • 158
  • no. 158
Citation source
  • Newman & Wiche. Great and good books
  • Limited Editions Club. Bibliography of the fine books published by the Limited Editions Club, 1929-1985
Dewey number
  • 917.7
  • [817.44]
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
no index present
LC call number
F353
LC item number
.C6456 1944
Literary form
non fiction
Label
Life on the Mississippi, Mark Twain ; illustrated by Thomas Hart Benton ; with an introduction by Edward Wagenknecht and a number of previously suppressed passages, now printed for the first time, and edited with a note by Willis Wager
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Issued in drop-back box
  • "Printed at the printing-house of William E. Rudge's Sons in an edition of twelve hundred numbered copies. The illustrations have been drawn by Thomas Hart Benton who here signs"--Colophon
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The river and its history -- The river and its explorers -- Frescoes from the past -- The boy's ambition -- I want to be a cub-pilot -- A cub-pilot's experience -- A daring deed -- Perplexing lessons -- Continued perplexities -- Completing my education -- The river rises -- Sounding -- A pilot's needs -- Rank and dignity of piloting -- The pilot's monopoly - Racing days -- Cut-offs and Stephen -- I take a few extra lessons -- Brown and I exchange compliments -- A catastrophe -- A section in my biography -- I return to my muttons -- Travelling incognito -- My incognito is exploded -- From Cairo to Hickman -- Under fire -- Some imported articles -- Uncle Mumford unloads -- A few specimen bricks -- Sketches by the way -- A thumb-print and what came of it -- The disposal of a Bonanza -- Refreshments and ethics -- Vicksburg during the trouble -- The professor's yarn -- The end of the "Gold Dust" -- The house beautiful -- Manufactures and miscreants -- Castles and culture -- The metropolis of the South -- Hygiene and sentiment -- The art of inhumation -- City sights -- Southern sports -- Enchantments and enchanters - Uncle Remus and Mr. Cable -- Sugar and postage -- Episodes in pilot life -- The "original Jacobs" -- Reminiscences -- A burning brand -- My boyhood's home -- Past and present -- A vendetta and other things -- A question of law -- An archangel -- In the upper river -- Legends and scenery -- Speculations and conclusions
Control code
1445734
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xxviii, 418 pages, [28] leaves of plates
Lccn
44009459
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
  • Library's copy 1 (Special Collect): Gift of John and Ruth Scofield, 1987. Originally collected by Leman Stone Baker. Boxed.
  • Library's copy 1 (Special Collect) is no. 274. Includes newspaper clippings.
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)1445734
Label
Life on the Mississippi, Mark Twain ; illustrated by Thomas Hart Benton ; with an introduction by Edward Wagenknecht and a number of previously suppressed passages, now printed for the first time, and edited with a note by Willis Wager
Publication
Note
  • Issued in drop-back box
  • "Printed at the printing-house of William E. Rudge's Sons in an edition of twelve hundred numbered copies. The illustrations have been drawn by Thomas Hart Benton who here signs"--Colophon
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The river and its history -- The river and its explorers -- Frescoes from the past -- The boy's ambition -- I want to be a cub-pilot -- A cub-pilot's experience -- A daring deed -- Perplexing lessons -- Continued perplexities -- Completing my education -- The river rises -- Sounding -- A pilot's needs -- Rank and dignity of piloting -- The pilot's monopoly - Racing days -- Cut-offs and Stephen -- I take a few extra lessons -- Brown and I exchange compliments -- A catastrophe -- A section in my biography -- I return to my muttons -- Travelling incognito -- My incognito is exploded -- From Cairo to Hickman -- Under fire -- Some imported articles -- Uncle Mumford unloads -- A few specimen bricks -- Sketches by the way -- A thumb-print and what came of it -- The disposal of a Bonanza -- Refreshments and ethics -- Vicksburg during the trouble -- The professor's yarn -- The end of the "Gold Dust" -- The house beautiful -- Manufactures and miscreants -- Castles and culture -- The metropolis of the South -- Hygiene and sentiment -- The art of inhumation -- City sights -- Southern sports -- Enchantments and enchanters - Uncle Remus and Mr. Cable -- Sugar and postage -- Episodes in pilot life -- The "original Jacobs" -- Reminiscences -- A burning brand -- My boyhood's home -- Past and present -- A vendetta and other things -- A question of law -- An archangel -- In the upper river -- Legends and scenery -- Speculations and conclusions
Control code
1445734
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xxviii, 418 pages, [28] leaves of plates
Lccn
44009459
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
  • Library's copy 1 (Special Collect): Gift of John and Ruth Scofield, 1987. Originally collected by Leman Stone Baker. Boxed.
  • Library's copy 1 (Special Collect) is no. 274. Includes newspaper clippings.
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)1445734

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