1601, Or, Sociall Fireside Conversation in Ye Time of Ye Tudors : Being a Curious Extract from Ye Diary of Ye Cupbearer to Her Majestie, Queene Elizabeth, of Blessed Memory

By: Twain, Mark

Price: $29.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Near Fine in Fair dust jacket


20 pages; 8vo (8.75") 22 cm; Hardcover, pale blue boards, 20 pages numbered to 14, laid paper with deckle edges throughout, b/w frontispiece illustration by RR. ; (A later edition had annotations by Roy J. Friedman; this unit has no annotations) ; Limited edition. This is number 68 of 1000, stated. First publication from Blue Grass Press, 1929, quaintly spelled Blew Grass Press on title page. ; Mark Twain's scandalous short story, never published in his lifetime, in which William Shakespeare and other upper crust characters at court of Queen Elizabeth I blithely discuss farting, debauching, bollocks and other robust topics. ; Book is in beautiful condition, just a touch of fading to edges of boards. No marks apart from limitation notice. Original jacket is unprinted tissue paper, chipped and quite sunned. (Image shows book without jacket)

Title: 1601, Or, Sociall Fireside Conversation in Ye Time of Ye Tudors : Being a Curious Extract from Ye Diary of Ye Cupbearer to Her Majestie, Queene Elizabeth, of Blessed Memory

Author Name: Twain, Mark

Categories: Literature & Fiction,

Publisher: Blue Grass Press: 1929

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine in Fair dust jacket

Item: 0.40 lbs

Seller ID: 19786

Keywords: Mark Twain ; Sex ; Sexuality ; Taboo Topics ; Elizabeth I ; William Shakespeare ; Risque Humor ; Limited Editions ; Image ;,