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1893 Mark Twain Sketches New and Old Short Stories
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1893 Mark Twain Sketches New and Old is a collection of short stories

Sketches New and Old is a collection of short stories by Mark Twain.

It was first published in 1875. All the stories are fictional except for "The Case of George Fisher."

It includes the short story "A Ghost Story", among others

  • "Preface"
  • "My Watch"
  • "Political Economy"
  • "The Jumping Frog"
  • "Journalism in Tennessee"
  • "The Story of the Bad Little Boy"
  • "The Story of the Good Little Boy"
  • "A Couple of Poems by Twain and Moore"
  • "Niagara"
  • "Answers to Correspondents"
  • "To Raise Poultry"
  • "Experience of the McWilliamses with Membranous Croup"
  • "My First Literary Venture"
  • "How the Author Was Sold in Newark"
  • "The Office Bore"
  • "Johnny Greer"
  • "The Facts in the Case of the Great Beef Contract"
  • "The Case of George Fisher"
  • "Disgraceful Persecution of a Boy"
  • "The Judges 'Spirited Woman'"
  • "Information Wanted"
  • "Some Learned Fables, for Good Old Boys and Girls"
  • "My Late Senatorial Secretaryship"
  • "A Fashion Item"
  • "Riley-Newspaper Correspondent"
  • "A Fine Old Man"
  • "Science vs. Luck"
  • "The Late Benjamin Franklin"
  • "Mr. Bloke's Item"
  • "A Medieval Romance"
  • "Petition Concerning Copyright"
  • "After-Dinner Speech"
  • "Lionizing Murderers"
  • "A New Crime"
  • "A Curious Dream"
  • "A True Story"
  • "The Siamese Twins"
  • "Speech at the Scottish Banquet in London"
Condition
320 pages, Illustrated, see photos
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1893 Mark Twain Sketches New and Old Short Stories

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May 02, 2020
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0066: 1893 Mark Twain Sketches New and Old Short Stories

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1893 Mark Twain Sketches New and Old is a collection of short stories

Sketches New and Old is a collection of short stories by Mark Twain.

It was first published in 1875. All the stories are fictional except for "The Case of George Fisher."

It includes the short story "A Ghost Story", among others

  • "Preface"
  • "My Watch"
  • "Political Economy"
  • "The Jumping Frog"
  • "Journalism in Tennessee"
  • "The Story of the Bad Little Boy"
  • "The Story of the Good Little Boy"
  • "A Couple of Poems by Twain and Moore"
  • "Niagara"
  • "Answers to Correspondents"
  • "To Raise Poultry"
  • "Experience of the McWilliamses with Membranous Croup"
  • "My First Literary Venture"
  • "How the Author Was Sold in Newark"
  • "The Office Bore"
  • "Johnny Greer"
  • "The Facts in the Case of the Great Beef Contract"
  • "The Case of George Fisher"
  • "Disgraceful Persecution of a Boy"
  • "The Judges 'Spirited Woman'"
  • "Information Wanted"
  • "Some Learned Fables, for Good Old Boys and Girls"
  • "My Late Senatorial Secretaryship"
  • "A Fashion Item"
  • "Riley-Newspaper Correspondent"
  • "A Fine Old Man"
  • "Science vs. Luck"
  • "The Late Benjamin Franklin"
  • "Mr. Bloke's Item"
  • "A Medieval Romance"
  • "Petition Concerning Copyright"
  • "After-Dinner Speech"
  • "Lionizing Murderers"
  • "A New Crime"
  • "A Curious Dream"
  • "A True Story"
  • "The Siamese Twins"
  • "Speech at the Scottish Banquet in London"
Condition
...
320 pages, Illustrated, see photos

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