10/21/2013 11:38 am ET

10 Photos Of Mark Twain Being Awesome

Bancroft Library

"Autobiography of Mark Twain, Volume 2: The Complete and Authoritative Edition" came out earlier this month (the first volume was published in 2010).

Volume 2 continues where Volume 1 left off. It follows a non-chronological trajectory, going from childhood memories to later life musings.

The stories are epic (read an excerpt here about his dinner with Helen Keller!), but so are the photos.

Here's a peek at some of them:

All photos courtesy of the Mark Twain Papers, Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

Mark Twain Photos