Life on the Mississippi / Mark Twain ; illustrated by…

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Creator

Twain, Mark, 1835-1910.

Title

Life on the Mississippi / Mark Twain ; illustrated by Thomas Hart Benton, with an introduction by Edward Wagenknecht and a number of previously suppressed passages, now printed for the first time, and edited with a note by Willis Wager.

Publisher

New York : The Limited Editions Club,

Date

1944

Description

edition of twelve hundred numbered copies
MU: Library has no. 1022, signed by the illustrator.

Subject

Mississippi River -- Description and travel.
Mississippi River Valley -- Social life and customs.

Contributor

Thomas Hart Benton was perhaps the best known muralist associated with the American Scene Painting movement of the 1930s.
Benton is most closely associated with Regionalism a movement that rejected modernism in favor of a naturalistic and representational style.
Source: American Studies at the University of Virginia

Language

English