[Mark Twain]. Prof. J. W. Churchill. Old Bay State Course. Boston: George W. Wheeler, Manager, January 10, 1878. Original handbill for a performance at the Boston Music Hall. Sixteenmo (5.375 x 3.125 inches; 135 x 80 mm.). Single leaf of thick pink paper, printed in black and gilt. Very lightly rubbed; corners barely softened. Nearly fine. Readings from Twain's "A Domestic Episode" as well as stories from Dickens, Longfellow, Harriet Beecher Stowe and others. Churchill was "one of the foremost of our teachers of public speaking, and of the most eminent public readers America has known" (The Speaker, Volume III, No. 2, March 1908). (#10292).