May 22, 2014 - Sale 2351

Sale 2351 - Lot 224

Price Realized: $ 1,750
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 800 - $ 1,200
TWAIN, MARK. Autograph Letter Signed, "SL Clemens," to Captain Richard Edgecumbe, sending his address in Switzerland. 1 page, 16mo, mourning stationery, with integral blank; horizontal fold. With the original envelope, addressed in his hand. [Weggis], 23 July 1897

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". . . Our house is very very small, but we think it will answer for two months. Where are you, now--in Switzerland?"
Twain and his family spent the 1897 summer in Switzerland, during which he began his Mysterious Stranger (unfinished) and More Tramps Abroad, published in 1898.