New York: Charles L. Webster & Co., 1892. First Edition. Octavo. Olive-green cloth, titled in gilt with pictorial elements in black; 277,(1) + 8pp publisher's catalog; illus. Mild rubbing and a hint of darkening to cloth at extremities; small (<1/2") split to paper at front hinge, still a tight, attractive copy with spine gilt bright and un-rubbed; easily Very Good. The book in which Twain famously omitted all references to the weather; also reputedly the first book to be composed using phonographic dictation. BAL 3434.