A Dog’s Tale. With the Author’s Signature (1905)

Author: Mark Twain

Book ID: 68240

Price: 1,500.00

A Dog’s Tale. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1905. Second Edition. Publisher’s red pictorial cloth boards. Covers lightly faded, otherwise a nice bright copy.

Illustrated with four coloured plates.

Autograph of the Author pasted-in to front free endpaper “Very Truly Yours, Mark Twain, Charletsville, Sept, 6/78” 

This short story first appeared in the December 1903 issue of Harper’s Magazine. In January of the following year it was extracted into a stand-alone pamphlet published for the National Anti-Vivisection Society & later published in book form in 1904.

The story is narrated by a dog who humorously reflects on its lineage and experiences.

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