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Christmas Story

By Mencken, H L




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Christmas Story

Mencken, H. L.

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., 1946 First Printing of the stated First Edition. Book in fine condition; dust jacket with light rubbing to corners, else fine.

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Christmas Story

Mencken, H. L.

Alfred A. Knopf. DJ in archival cover Stated first edition. . Fine. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 1946.

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Christmas Story.

MENCKEN, H. L.

New York:: Alfred A. Knopf,, 1946.. First edition.. publisher's cloth with applied paper label, in a dust jacket supplied from another copy.. Spine and edges a little browned; a very good copy in a very good jacket.. Small 8vo,. Inscribed by Mencken to one of the owners of "21" in the year of publication, on the title page.

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Christmas Story

Mencken, H.L

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1946. 32pp. Binding variant of darker blue fine weave cloth. Colour pictorial label to front cover, colour illustrated endpapers, colour illustrations in text. (32) pp. Light darkening to gutter of front cover from binding materials, spine very l ightly sunned, else fine. Dust jacket (with Mencken's face complete on rear panel). First Edition. Cloth. Very Good+/Very Good+. Illus. by Crawford, Bill. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

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Christmas Story

MENCKEN, H.L.

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1946. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good/very good. First edition with first state dust jacket (with illustration of Mencken's face incomplete). Very good in a very good clipped dust jacket.

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Price: $100.00


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CHRISTMAS STORY

Mencken, H.L.

New York: Alfred A . Knopf, 1946. First Edition. Hard Cover with Dust Jacket. Fine/Near Fine. 12mo. Illustrations by Bill Crawford. A fine copy in near fine illustrated Second Issue dust jacket with Mencken's face complete with glasses on rear panel of dust jacket. 31 pp.

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Price: $95.00


Christmas Story

H. L. Mencken

2009-02-04. Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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CHRISTMAS STORY

H. L. Mencken

New York: Alfred A. Knopf. Hardcover. Very Good+ in a Very Good+ dust jacket. Toning to pages. Fading to front and rear panels. Open tear to upper front panel. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Original unclipped dust jacket protected by archival Brodart cover. All domestic orders shipped protected in a Box. .

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Christmas Story

Mencken, H.L.

NY: Alfred A. Knopf, 1946 Fine/Very Good (tiny DJ spine chip; price clip). in Mylar cover. Scarce in jacket. Out of print. Illustrated by Bill Crawford. First printing edition. Binding is Cloth Bds..

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Christmas Story

Mencken, H. L. (Henry Louis )

New York: Alfred A. Knopf. Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1946. 1st Edition; 1st Printing. Hardcover. B&W and Color Illustrations; This is a First Edition with a 2nd state dust jacket. (with the rear illustration of Menchen complete, including the glasses). This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Very Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. There is some beginning fading to the very edges of the book covers, along with some beginning bumping to the spine ends and corners. The text pages are clean and bright. There is a previous owner's bookplate on the reverse of the front endpaper (Ralph D. Hartman). The dust jacket has some light edge wear, rubbing and nicking to the spine ends and corners. "He says that it is full of psychology, sociology, theology (both moral and dogmatic) , ethics, aesthetics, economics, penology, psychiatry and sex appeal." "Henry Louis "H. L." Mencken (September 12, 1880 – January 29, 1956) was a German-American journalist, satirist, cultural critic and scholar of American English. Known as the "Sage of Baltimore", he is regarded as one of the most influential American writers and prose stylists of the first half of the twentieth century. As a scholar Mencken is known for The American Language, a multi-volume study of how the English language is spoken in the United States." .

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Christmas Story

Mencken, H. L

New York: Knopf, 1946, 1st edition (stated). Illustrated by Bill Crawford. Cover is stained, but paste-on is clean and intact. Hinges are strong, and interior is clean and unmarked. Dust jacket is unclipped ($1.00) and shows slightest wear at corners..

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CHRISTMAS STORY

MENCKEN, H.L

NEW YORK NY: ALFRED A KNOPF CO. FINE IN NEAR FINE DUST JACKET. PUB 1946. FIRST EDITION. HARDCOVER. FIRST EDITION STATED ON COPYRIGHT PAGE AND ILLUSTRATED BY BILL CRAWFORD D.J. IS PRICED $1.00 (LATER PRNTNGS HAVE HIGHER PRICE) . LIGHT BLUE CLOTH COVERED BOARDS WITH GILT TITLES TO THE SPINE AND A SQUARE PAPER COLORED ILLUSTRATED LABEL TO THE FRONT COVER, COLOR ILLUSTRATED ENDPAPERS. D.J. IS HAS VERY SLIGHT WEAR AT CORNERS AND SPINE-ENDS, AND IS NOT PRICE-CLIPPED. A FINE COPY OF A BEAUTIFULLY ILLUSTRATED BOOK. .

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Christmas story

MENCKEN, H.L.

New York: Knopf, 1946. First edition, sq. 12mo, pp. 31, [1]; rear hinge starting else very good in the dust-jacket.

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Christmas Story

Mencken, H.L.

New York: Knopf, 1946. First Edition. Illustrated by Bill Crawford. Near Fine blue cloth with pictorial pastedown (edgewear) in an unclipped VG+ first state dustjacket (Mencken’s face/glasses incomplete). A story aimed “at infidels, and yet it should delight and ravish the pious.”

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CHRISTMAS STORY

MENCKEN, H. L.

NY: Knopf, 1946. First Edition. Crawford, Bill. 12mo, pp. not numbered. Illustrated by Bill Crawford. Blue cloth with paper illustration on front. Cover a little worn at edges, o/w a VG tight copy in somewhat chipped and scuffed dj.

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Christmas Story

Mencken, H L

New York: Alfred A Knopf, 1946. Blue cloth hard cover with color pastedown, damp stain to boards, boards slightly bowed; illustrated dust jacket with dampstain visible on verso, price clipped. Illustrated in color and b&w.. First Edition. Good/Good. Illus. by Bill Crawford. 12mo.

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CHRISTMAS STORY

Mencken, H. L.

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1946. Hardcover. Very Good Plus/Very Good. Crawford, Bill. STATED FIRST EDITION. Very mild edgewear to extremities. Dustjacket very good. Fold flaps tanned. One very tiny closed tear to front upper edge of pictorial jacket (second state, with Mencken's face and glasses complete). Gilt lettering debossed to periwinkle-blue, cloth-covered boards. A 2.75 x 2.75" color paste-on illustration to front board. Pictorial endpapers. Color and black and white illustrations. Clean, tight, bright. 32 pp. According to the author, this is "a Christmas story to surpass, transcend and put an end to all other Christmas stories." (front flap). There is a little "psychology, sociology, theology (both moral and dogmatic), ethics, aesthetics, economics, penology, psychiatry and sex appeal" all rolled into this poignant little story.

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Christmas Story

H.L. Mencken

Knopf, 1946. Hardcover. Very Good. Square 12mo in blue boards with the pastedown illustration on the cover. Very Good in like second state dustjacket.

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Christmas Story

Mencken, H.L.

New York, N.Y.: Alfred A. Knopf, 1946. Very Good with dusjacket 1946 first edition, previous owner's inscription on endpaper. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Crawford, Bill [Illus.].

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CHRISTMAS STORY

MENCKEN H.L

NY: ALFRED A KNOPF, 1946. SOLID CLEAN AND VERY BRIGHT DEDICATED TO ALL INFIDELS THIS WAS THE AUTHORS SHORTEST BOOK BEAUTIFUL ILLUSTRATIONS BY BILL CRAWFORD BOUND IN BLUE WITH COMPLETE GOLD LETTERING AND A PERFECT PASTEDOWN ON FRONT COVER SMALL NEAT PREVIOUS OWNERS SIGNATURE JACKET IS BRIGHT WITH CHIPS AT TOP OF SPINE AND ONE AT BOTTTOM A VERY NICE FIRST EDITON OF A CHRISTMAS AS ONLY H.L MENCKEN COULD DESCRIBE IT. STATED FIRST.. HARD COVER. FINE/VERY GOOD. Illus. by CRAWFORD BILL.

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Christmas Story

Mencken, H.L.

New York: Knopf, 1946. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. Art by Bill Crawford. 15436 shelf. Slim volume. Gold-stamped blue cloth w/ fine paste-on. No names, clean text. Unchipped price-clipped dust jacket. With b/w & color artwork. Solid collectible condition

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Christmas Story

Mencken, H. L.

New York: Alfred A Knopf, 196. 1st. Hardcover. Very Good/None. Bill Crawford. Illustrations by Bill Crawford, minor corner and edge wear and rub, otherwise, very clean and tight copy. Record # 854046

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Christmas Story

Mencken, H. L.

New York, New York, U.S.A.: Alfred A. Knopf, 1946. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. Crawford, Bill. The famed humorist & cultural critic offers "A Christmas story to surpass, transcend, & put an end to all other Christmas stories...aimed at infidels & yet it should delight & ravish the pious." Orig. published in the New Yorkers in 1944, this is the FIRST EDITION, First Printing from 1946. In 31 pages, this small hardcover book has blue cloth-covered boards with a colorful paper pastedown to front cover, like all the internal illustrations, drawn by artist Bill Crawford. Condition is Near Fine, virtually flawless! Completely clean, binding straight & strong, pages white with light tanning along sewn seam in center of all. NO writing/underlining/highlighting; NOT ex-lib, not BCE. Bumped corners, else virtually no edgewear. The unclipped DJ (with orig. $1.00 price intact on front flap) is VG, with a bit of rubbing to extremities, heaviest at spine. Please see our 5 photos--they show the Exact book you will receive from us, not "stock" images! Description & photos copyright Gargoyle Books 2019. Same Day Shipping on all orders received by 2 pm Weekdays (Pacific time); Weekends & holidays ship next business day.

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Christmas Story

MENCKEN, H. L

NY:: Knopf,. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1946. Hardcover. B0007DKA0A . Stated first edition. Near fine in a near fine dust jacket. An attractive, well preserved copy. ; 31 pages .

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Christmas Story

Mencken, H. L.

1946. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good+/Very Good. Alfred A. Knopf, Pub., NY, 1946; 1st edition; Illustrations by Bill Crawford; very good+ condition with a very good dust jacket: light sunning to spine of book, minor wear to jacket along spine, and the jacket is price-clipped; H. L. Mencken; Modern First Editions

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Christmas Story

Mencken, H.L. (Henry Louis)

NY: Alfred A. Knopf, 1946. First Edition, First Printing; 32 clean, unmarked pages. blue c w/gilt titles; pictorial inset on front; dj w/unclipped price. 1st. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Bill Crawford . 12 vo.

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Christmas Story

Mencken, H. L.

New York: Alfred A. Knopf. Fine in Fine Dust Jacket. 1946. First Edition. Hardcover. 8vo . M21 .

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Christmas Story

H. L. Mencken

Alred A. Knopf. Collectible - Good. First edition copy. Collectible - Good. Very Good dust jacket. Light cover staining.

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Christmas Story

Mencken, H. L.

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1946. 31pp. Illustrated. Some general wear to book. Dust jacket is worn with repairs, tears Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. First Edition.. Cloth. Good/Fair. Illus. by Bill Crawford.

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Christmas Story

Mencken, H.L. (Henry Louis)

NY: Alfred A. Knopf, 1946. First Edition, First Printing; 32 clean, unmarked pages.illustrated end papers; dj w/clipped price, in mylar; brown c w/gilt titles. 1st. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Bill Crawford . 12 vo.

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Christmas Story

Mencken, H. L.

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1946. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good +/very good +. some light fading on covers. dj has small chip at top of spine, else as new.

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Christmas Story

Mencken, H.L. (Henry Louis)

NY: Alfred A. Knopf, 1946. First Edition, First Printing; 32 clean, unmarked pages. blue c w/gilt titles; pictorial inset on front, lite wear at extremities; slight discoloration. 1st. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Bill Crawford . 12 vo.

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Christmas Story

Mencken, H.L

Alfred A Knopf, 1946. Book. Illus. by Bill Crawford. Very Good. Hardcover. First Edition. 31pp. Light rubbing at extremities..

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BAEDEKER, Karl

Hamburg: Karl Baedeker, 1956. Bound in red flexible cloth with a gold embossed front panel; includes 2 full size, color fold out maps & red cloth bound in bookmark, has light foxing to side edges and is in otherwise near-fine condition. Dustwrapper shows minor wear to panel & spine extremes. 137 pgs.. Second Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/VG++. 6 1/2" X 4 1/2".

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CHRISTMAS STORY.

Mencken, H.L.

New York (1946): Alfred A. Knopf, 1946. DJ lightly worn. Slim volume, 32 pages. Story first printed in the New Yorker. Author's shortest book.. First Edition. Good/Good. Illus. by Illus. Color and b/w Bill Crawford.. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.

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Christmas Story

Mencken, H.L.

Alfred A. Knopf. 1946. Hardcover. Fair. Hardcover; illustrations by Bill Crawford; fading, edge wear, and soiling t o exterior; tear at top of spine; illustrated endpapers; binding reinforced ; otherwise contents in fair condition with clean text. .

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Christmas Story

Mencken, H.L

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1946. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Good. Crawford, Bill. Blue cloth boards are sunned; no dust jacket. Slim square book with playful color illustrations by cartoonist Bill Crawford.

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Christmas Story

H. L. Mencken

Alred A. Knopf. Used - Good. Good condition. No Dust Jacket Slightly dampstained.

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Christmas Story

H. L. Mencken

Alred A. Knopf. Collectible - Acceptable. First edition copy. Collectible - Acceptable. Book Good. No dust jacket. Gifte's inscription on inside.

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Christmas Story

Mencken, H. L.

Hard Cover. Good. Knopf, 1946, hardback book and dust jacket good

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