History; Frontier; In this book, Justin Kaplan, whose Mr. Clemens and Mark Twain won him the Pulitzer Prize for Biography in 1967, looks closely at both the man and the nation as they try to reconcile themselves to the change from the Golden to the Gilded Age. The numerous illustrations - including 32 pages of color plates - vividly convey the atmosphere of America at this time. In addition, pictures of Mark Twain and his family and friends, and drawings by contemporary artists of characters and scenes from his books are included. (224 Pgs.)Price clipped DJ has slight rub wear. Tan cloth boards with image of Mark twain in brown and brown lettering. Owner's first name inscribed on cover page. DJ & BOOK VVVG.AUTHOR: Justin Kaplan PUBLISHER: Simon and Schuster ISBN: 0067412624 YEAR: 1974 FORMAT: Hardcover EDITION: First Ed.