Wednesday, November 29, 2006

Illustrating 'Roughing It'

When published in February 1872, Roughing It contained 304 pictures. Less than three quarters of that total, however, were originally intended for Mark Twain's book, and when it wound up selling fewer copies than he'd expected, the illustrations were the first thing he blamed (this illustration was originally published in Knox's Overland through Asia - 1870). Link…

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