Mark Twain's Rubáiyát
[Mark Twain]. Kevin Mac Donnell and Allan Gribben (editors). Mark Twain's Rubáiyát. Austin & Santa Barbara: Jenkins Publishing Company/Karpeles Manuscript Library, . First edition, limited to 650 copies, six hundred of which were for sale, this copy out of series and inscribed for Albert Bigelow Paine Cushman, grandnephew of Twain's biographer and previous owner of the manuscript on which this book was based. Quarto (12 x 9 pages; 300 x 225 mm.). [2, blank], 67, [1, blank], [1, limitation], [1, blank] pages. 6 pages of facsimile reproductions. Publisher's pictorial paper-covered boards; all edges of the text block trimmed; light pinkish-orange endpapers. In the original acetate dust jacket. Boards lightly rubbed with some tiny fox marks; spine ends very softly pushed; extremities lightly worn. Jacket chipped at the spine with a short closed tear to the top of the rear panel; a few minor scuffs. A near fine copy in a very good acetate. Contains the first publication of Twain's lengthy poem, "Age -- A Rubáiyát." (#10280).