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In Defense of Women

by Mencken, H.L

Condition: Good+/Good-


New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1925 A Frree Lance Books, Volume VI, edited with introductions by H.L. Mencken. Yellow hard cover with black cloth spine, black titling on yellow spine label, black titling and decorative border on front, 210 pages. Wear to lower spine end, ink inscription on end paper, foxing spots to text block edges, end papers and very occasionally in text. Dust jacket is clipped, has edge wear particularly to spine ends and corners, closed tears to upper and lower spine eneds at gutter, cover is sunned and darkened, small sticker remnant on front . This is an attractive little book - clean and tight. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Seventh Printing. Hard Cover. Good+/Good-. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.


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