Merry Tales

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Merry Tales
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First edition
Author Mark Twain
Country United States
Language English
Genre Sketches
Publisher Charles L. Webster
Publication date
Media type Print
Pages 209
Preceded by The American Claimant
Followed by Those Extraordinary Twins

Merry Tales is a short volume with sketches by Mark Twain, published by Webster in 1892,


  • "The Private History of a Campaign That Failed"
  • "The Invalid's Story"
  • "Luck"
  • "The Captain's Story"
  • "A Curious Experience"
  • "Mrs. Mc Williams and the Lightning"
  • "Meisterschaft"


  1. ^ Facsimile of the original 1st edition.

Readable fascimile of first edition at OpenLibrary, also available for download in many ebook formats: