EXTRACT FROM CAPTAIN STORMFIELD'S VISIT TO HEAVEN by Mark Twain [pseudonym]. New York and London: Harper & Brothers, 1909. Octavo, pp. [1-6] 1-120  [122: blank], inserted frontispiece with illustration by Albert Levering, original pictorial red cloth, front panel stamped in black, blue and white, spine panel stamped in white. First edition. "Satirical fantasy of the afterlife which mocks the follies of religious fundamentalism and the absurdities which figure in popular images of paradise." - Barron (ed), Fantasy Literature 3-343. An expanded version was published in REPORT FROM PARADISE (New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1952). Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1613. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, Additions. Bleiler (1978), p. 196. Reginald 14359. BAL 3511. Smith, American Fiction, 1901-1925 T-433. Just a touch of the frequently encountered sunning to the spine panel, a bright, nearly fine copy with white enamel lettering on spine panel intact. Quite a nice copy. (#139999).
"Published October, 1909" on copyright page.