- Samuel L. Clemens
- [Mark Twain]
- Autograph Letter Signed
- Has Hard Luck in Paris
L. Clemens [Mark Twain] (1835-1910). Famed American Author
and Humorist. Wrote Tom Sawyer, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn,
and many more.
- Autograph Letter Signed, one page, n.d., c. 1879- 1880, Paris, France,
on a slip of chain laid paper.
- Reads: "Macgowan. I've had hard
luck trying to get good English type-writing done in Paris; it
is likely that other people are in the same boat. Sincerely,
yours, S.L. Clemens". Then adds, "Speak also
to Monsieur -" (name is crossed out).
- Letter shows normal aging, single cross-fold,
tape residue on top corners, one-inch tear on upper right margin,
repaired when letter was affixed down to a larger card. $1,875.00