Copyright date is 1895, first edition, first printing. A Brief History of The Lotos Club. 1895, first edition. Samuel L. Clemens member. Club House, New York. Press of Macgowan and Slipper. 166 pp. plus 57 pp. Green cloth with gilt lettering and design. Measures 8 in. x 5.5 in. x .75 in. Gilt top page edges, fore edge and bottom page edges are deckled, light soiling to the boards.