[Mark Twain (subject)]. George R. Stewart. John Phoenix, Esq. The Veritable Squibob. A Life of Captain George H. Derby, U.S.A. New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1937. First edition. Octavo (8.25 x 5.5 inches; 210 x 140 mm.). xiv, 242 pages. Frontispiece and seven additional illustrated plates inserted throughout; in-text illustrations. Publisher's dark red cloth, spine lettered and ruled in gilt; top edge of the text block stained dark red, others trimmed; plain endpapers. Spine with just a hint of a lean; spine ends barely pushed and barely dulled. Endpapers faintly discolored in the hinges. Nearly fine. Contains several references to Twain. (#10251).