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A BOOK OF PREFACES by  H. L Mencken - 1927 - from Frey Fine Books (SKU: 012970)

A BOOK OF PREFACES

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A BOOK OF PREFACES

by Mencken, H. L

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Garden City, N.Y.: Garden City Publishing Company, 1927. Cloth. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. 5th printing, stated. A Very Good copy in Good dust jacket. 8vo., 288 pp. Bound in black cloth in green dust jacket. The dj is chipped, with sections missing along the front panel's top edge, and the lower part of the spine. Handsome bookplate. Paste downs and pages facing beginning to fox. The dj is now protected in a mylar sleeve. A Very Good copy in Good dust jacket. *** Part of the publisher's "Star Series". *** Here is the most characteristic and best known work of America's iconoclast, H. L. Mencken, editor of The American Mercury, The "prefaces" are extended essays on Joseph Conrad, Theodore Dreiser, James Huneker, and "Puritanism".***.

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bookseller
Frey Fine Books US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
012970
Title
A BOOK OF PREFACES
Author
Mencken, H. L
Format/binding
Cloth
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket condition
Good
Quantity available
1
Publisher
Garden City Publishing Company
Place of Publication
Garden City, N.Y.
Date Published
1927
Keywords
essay, literary, criticism

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