The American Mercury

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The American Mercury; Volume XIV, Number 55, July 1928
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The American Mercury; Volume XIV, Number 55, July 1928

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NY: Alfred A. Knopf, 1928. Covers heavily edge-worn and chipped, else clean and tight textblock. Ex-library copy with stamp on front cover. pp. 257-384; Contributors include: Vachel Lindsay: The Virginians Are Coming Again; Jim Tully: Shanty Irish; Frank R. Kent: The Money That Makes Presidents; Leda V. Bauer: The Movies Tackle Literature; James Robinson: If This Be Treason; H.H.… Read more about this item
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The American Mercury: Volume XXIII, Number 92, August 1931

The American Mercury: Volume XXIII, Number 92, August 1931

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NY: Alfred A. Knopf, 1931. This issue includes authors such as, Gerald Holland, Ulric Whitaker, Robert Jeans and others. With works such as, Our Street In Cuernavaca, The Democrats Must Go Native! and Preparing for the Next War, and others. Some rippling to top edges, usual reading and age wear, else textblock is clean and tight. Usual folding to the… Read more about this item
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The American Mercury; Volume XVI, Number 62, February, 1929
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The American Mercury; Volume XVI, Number 62, February, 1929

by Mencken, H. L. (edited by); Angoff, Charles (managing editor)

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NY: Alfred A. Knopf, 1929. textblock clean and tight. sunned a slightly curled covers, heavily edge worn and chipped, table of contents cut out and glued on first page; rear panel, full-color, Camel Cigarettes ad with stamp of previous owner in upper left corner; pp.129-256, plus ads; included in this issue: Ambrose Bierce; Some New Whitman Letters; The Presidential… Read more about this item
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The American Mercury (May 1929)

The American Mercury (May 1929)

by Mencken, H.L., ed.

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New York: The American Mercury, Inc.. Good. 1929. (Vol. XVII; No. 65). Periodical. [Good only, front cover relatively unworn with just some diagonal creasing at the bottom right -- but the rear cover is missing entirely; still solidly bound, internally clean]. No big names are represented in this issue, but there is still a good selection… Read more about this item
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The American Mercury; Volume XIX, Number 74, February, 1930
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The American Mercury; Volume XIX, Number 74, February, 1930

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NY: Alfred A. Knopf, 1930. Covers heavily edge-worn and chipped, else clean and tight textblock. Previous owner's name in ink on front cover. pp. 129-255. Contributors include: Hoffman Nickerson: The Twilight of Legislatures; H.L. Davis: Water on the Wheat; Edward Sapir: What Is the Family Still Good For? Henry F. Pringle: Mass Psychologist; W.J. Cash: The War in the South;… Read more about this item
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The American Mercury; Volume XI, Number 41, May 1927
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The American Mercury; Volume XI, Number 41, May 1927

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NY: Alfred A. Knopf, 1927. Covers heavily edge worn and chipped, else clean and tight textblock. pp. 1-128; Contributors include T.N. Gillespie (Masters of Pedagogy), Vilhjalmur Stefansson (Are Explorers to Join the Dodo?), Dane Yorke (The Citadel of Thrift), Sherwood Anderson (Five Poems), Elmer Davis (The Mortician), Ferner Nuhn (The Old Ladies' Man), Mary Austin (George Sterling at Carmel), Henry… Read more about this item
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The American Mercury: Volume XIV: Number 56: August 1928
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The American Mercury: Volume XIV: Number 56: August 1928

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NY: Alfred A. Knopf, 1928. This volume includes author's and works such as, Carl Sandburg, John Armstrong, Duff Gilfond, David Purroy, and others. Americana, The Dawn Of A New Science, Robin Hood Is Hanged and many more. The table of contents is tipped in at front, usual age toning and wear, else textblock is clean and tight. No remainder marks.… Read more about this item
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The American Mercury; Volume XXIII, Number 91, August 1931
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The American Mercury; Volume XXIII, Number 91, August 1931

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NY: Alfred A. Knopf, 1931. Covers heavily edge-worn and chipped, else clean and tight textblock. Contents include: The Radio Octopus by Dane Yorke; The Beer Barons of New York by Gerald Holland; Uncle Sam's Ballyhoo Men by J. Frederick Essary; The Democrats Must Go Native by John Hemphill; A Little Path of Glory by Robert Jeans; Senators Investigate Indians… Read more about this item
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The American Mercury (Vol. XV, September-December 1928) -- editorial  content only [see Notes]

The American Mercury (Vol. XV, September-December 1928) -- editorial content only [see Notes]

by Mencken, H.L., ed.

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(Vol. XV; nos. 57-60)
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1928
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New York: Alfred A. Knopf. Very Good. 1928. (Vol. XV; nos. 57-60). Hardcover. (four issues bound in decorated black covers) [a few tiny tips in cloth at top of spine, light soiling/age-toning to edges of text block]. Four issues of Mencken's idiosyncratic journal of American culture and politics, from its heyday. NOTE that in this particular… Read more about this item
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The American Mercury: Vol. X, No. 37, January 1927
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The American Mercury: Vol. X, No. 37, January 1927

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NY: Alfred A. Knopf, 1927. Some rippling to the first few pages, else textblock is clean and tight. Age toned top page edges. Soiled covers, rubbed/crease/peeling edges, chipping to foot of spine, reading creases down spine. 127p; In this issue: Hypocrisy by Thomas Beer; The Plague of Laws by William P. Helm, Jr.; China Boy by Idwal Jones; Happy… Read more about this item
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The American Mercury; Volume XV, Number 57, September 1928
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The American Mercury; Volume XV, Number 57, September 1928

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NY: Alfred A. Knopf, 1928. Page ii-iv excised; Some marganalia throughout, else clean and tight textblock. Covers heavily edge worn and chipped. Old bookstore stamp on back cover. pp. 1-128; Contributors include: Joseph McGoldrick (The New Tammant); Ellsworth Huntington (A Test of Eugenics), Muna Lee (Two Songs), Merritt Wimberly (Preacher's Wife), Dane Yorke (New England Does Not Choose), Richmond… Read more about this item
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The American Mercury; Volume XVI, Number 64, April 1929
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The American Mercury; Volume XVI, Number 64, April 1929

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NY: Alfred A. Knopf, 1929. Covers heavily edge-worn and chipped, else clean and tight textblock. pp. 385-512; Contributors include: The Progressives of the Senate: by a Washington Correspondent; James M. Cain - The Will of the People; Jim Tully - Sapping Day; Ruth Suckow - Mrs. Kemper; Edward Sapir - The Discipline of Sex; Albon L. Holsey: Learning How… Read more about this item
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The American Mercury; a Monthly Review Vol.Iv No.14 (Contributor Herbert Asbury--Up from Methodism; James Branch Cabell--Above Paradise (A Story); Barrett H. Clark--George Moore at Work; Edgar Lee Masters--John Peter Altgeld; Louise Pound--Walt Whitman Neologisms; Charles C. Thach--Monroe Doctrine; Owen P. White--Glance at the Mexicans.)

by Mencken, H.L. (editor) (Contributor Herbert Asbury: Up from Methodism; James Branch Cabell: Above Paradise (A Story); Barrett H. Clark: George Moore at Work; Edgar Lee Masters: John Peter Altgeld; Louise Pound: Walt Whitman Neologisms; Charles C. Thach: M

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf 1925. (Periodical) Very good. 129-255pp. Light spine wear at top and bottom, edges chipped. February 1925. Contributors include Herbert Asbury (Up from Methodism), James Branch Cabell (Above Paradise (A Story)), Barrett H. Clark (George Moore at Work), Edgar Lee Masters (John Peter Altgeld), Louise Pound (Walt Whitman Neologisms), Charles C.… Read more about this item
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The American Mercury : Volume 1, Number 1 : January 1924

by Mencken, H.L. (editor); Nathan, George Jean (editor)

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1924
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The American Mercury, Incorporated, 1924. First Edition. Trade Paperback. Good/No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. [6], 127, [7] pages. First issue of the influential magazine, which Mencken would co-edit for the next 10 years, with various contributions (generally editorials and 'clinical notes', as in this issue). Notable contributors to this premiere offering include Ernest Boyd,… Read more about this item
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The American Mercury: Volume XXIVI: Number 71: November 1929
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The American Mercury: Volume XXIVI: Number 71: November 1929

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NY: Alfred A. Knopf, 1929. Moisture stained and rippled textblock, table of contents page tipped in, else textblock is mostly clean and tight. This copy includes: Tales From Oklahoma, by George Milburn; Midas on a Goatskin, by J. Frank Dobie; An East Side Mother, by Michael Gold; A Confederate Reunion, by Ray Hall; The Progressive Holy Land, by Bennington Orth;… Read more about this item
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The American Mercury: Vol. XXIII, No. 92, August 1931

The American Mercury: Vol. XXIII, No. 92, August 1931

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NY: Alfred A. Knopf, 1931. This copy includes: The Radio Octopus, by Dane Yorke; The Beer Barons of New York, by Gerald Holland; Our Street in Cuernavaca, by Elizabeth Morrow; Uncle Sam's Ballyhoo Men, by J. Frederick Essary; The Finance Company Racket, by Ulric Whitaker; The Democrats Must Go Native!, by John Hemphill; Preparing For the Next War, by Herbert… Read more about this item
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The American Mercury; Volume XVI, Number 62, February, 1929
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The American Mercury; Volume XVI, Number 62, February, 1929

by Mencken, H. L. (edited by); Angoff, Charles (managing editor)

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NY: Alfred A. Knopf, 1929. textblock clean and tight. sunned a slightly curled covers, heavily edge worn and chipped; rear panel, full-color, Camel Cigarettes ad; pp. 129-256, plus ads; included in this issue: Ambrose Bierce; Some New Whitman Letters; The Presidential Succession; Dry Texas; and much more.. Green Wraps. Good. Illus. by Photographs/Advertisements; Samuel E. Brown Cover Art. 4to… Read more about this item
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The American Mercury; a Monthly Review Vol. IX No.36 (Contributor Herbert Asbury--Palmy Days of Methodism; L.M. Hussey--Mystery of the Hormones; William C. Murphy--Five Portraits on Galvanized Iron; William Seagle--Moral Law; Ray T. Tucker--Borah of Idaho.)

by Mencken, H.L. (editor) (Contributor Herbert Asbury: Palmy Days of Methodism; L.M. Hussey: Mystery of the Hormones; William C. Murphy: Five Portraits on Galvanized Iron; William Seagle: Moral Law; Ray T. Tucker: Borah of Idaho.)

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf 1926. (Periodical) Very good. 385-510pp. Index. Light spine wear at top and bottom, edges chipped, dampstain to bottom of front cover and first few pages, back cover dampstained. December 1926. Contributors include Herbert Asbury (The Palmy Days of Methodism), L.M. Hussey (The Mystery of the Hormones), William C. Murphy… Read more about this item
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The American Mercury; a Monthly Review Vol. IV No.16 (Contributor James M. Cain--Servants of the People; George E. DeMille--Poe As a Critic; Carl Dreher--Psychopathology of Business; Ernesto Montenegro--Heirs of Bolivar; G. Frederick Pelham--Adventures Among Union Men.)

by Mencken, H.L. (editor) (Contributor James M. Cain: Servants of the People; George E. DeMille: Poe As a Critic; Carl Dreher: Psychopathology of Business; Ernesto Montenegro: Heirs of Bolivar; G. Frederick Pelham: Adventures Among Union Men; Edited by Georg

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf 1925. (Periodical) Very good. 385-510pp. Light spine wear at top and bottom, dampstain on edge of first 8 pages, edges chipped. April 1925. Contributors include James M. Cain (Servants of the People), George E. DeMille (Poe As a Critic), Carl Dreher (The Psychopathology of Business), Ernesto Montenegro (The Heirs of… Read more about this item
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The American Mercury; a Monthly Review Vol. VI No.21 (Contributor James M. Cain--Hero; Lewis Mumford--Poison of Good Taste; Louise Pound--Walt Whitman and Italian Musicc; James R. Stevens--Prairie Town.)

by Mencken, H.L. (editor) (Contributor James M. Cain: Hero; Lewis Mumford: Poison of Good Taste; Louise Pound: Walt Whitman and Italian Musicc; James R. Stevens: Prairie Town.)

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf 1925. (Periodical) Very good. 127pp. Light spine wear at top and bottom, 1 inch piece missing from top of spine, spine partially separated from magazine, dampstain to edge of first and last few pages, edges chipped. September 1925. Contributors include James M. Cain (The Hero), Lewis Mumford (The Poison of… Read more about this item
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