New York and London: Harper & Brothers, 1928. First Edition. Wrappers. Small 8vo (5 1/2" x 7 3/4"), red wrappers with pale blue paste-on label on front cover, frontispiece glossy portrait photograph of Mark Twain, 63 pages +  Colophon. Near Fine / None. Item #6636
Contains two essays: " A Fairy Tale for Mark's Birthday" by Henry Van Dyke, and "Mark Twain -- Boy and Man" by Albert Bigelow Paine; plus several tributes by important authors (e.g., Joseph Conrad, Booth Tarkington, Wm. Dean Howells, Kate Wiggin, William Allen White); also useful bibliographical List of MT editions, & a lengthier inventory of his works.
Very Clean and tight copy of this UNCOMMON pamphlet by Twain's important early biographer. Good coloration of cover and label with only slight overall fading. Light edgewear. Last page shows prior fold line. No prior ownership marks.