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Mencken, H. L.The American Language. Supplement II. an Inquiry Into the Development of English in the United States
$224.00
Hardcover
Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf, USA, 1948
First Edition. Cloth. Used - Fair Fair to Good in Fair jacket. Hardcover. Signed Textblock is tanned but unmarked. Edges are dust soiled and top edge is grey stained as issued. Binding is tight. Black boards are faded. Spine and corners are bumped. Spine has gilt lettering. Dust jacket is not price-clipped. Jacket is browned and spine is darkened. Jacket is scuffed, dust soiled and has tears and pieces missing on spine. 890 pages plus index. First Edition
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Mencken, H. L.The American Language: an Inquiry Into the Development of English in the United States [Supplement II] (Signed)
$275.00
Hardcover
Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1948
First edition. Used - Very Good. Octavo. VG/good+; dj, white spine with black text and blue bands; HB, black cloth spine with gold text; SIGNED BY AUTHOR, ffep; minor edge wear and bumping; text block clean; 890 pp. plus index [xliii]; pp. 286-287, toning shadow from newsclip insert; head-edge, tinted blue; light general toning; binding shaken; dj, [BRO-DART]; sunned; minor chipping; else very good. Shelved in Case #5. Dupont. First edition
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Mencken, H. L.The American Language. Supplement I. an Inquiry Into the Development of English in the United States
$280.00
Hardcover
Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf, USA, 1945
First Edition. Cloth. Used - Very Good Very Good in Fair to Good jacket. Book. Signed & Dated By Author Stated first edition. Grey top stain as issued. Textblock is unmarked. Binding is tight. Black boards with gilt lettering on spine are clean. Previous owner's bookplate on first end page. Inserted is letter on Mencken's letterhead, dated October 7, 1955, from his secretary. The letter was in response to a solicitation from Mrs. Nathan Patz for a Mencken book to be auctioned at The Park...
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Mencken, H. L.The American Language: Supplement One
$285.00
Hardcover
Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf, 1945
First Edition. Hard Cover. Used - Good Good in Good jacket. Signed and Dated by Author Signed and dated by H. L. Mencken on the front free endpaper. There is a small prior owner's ink-stamp and a small square of toning on the top edge of the front free endpaper, no other owners' marks; the endpapers show mild age-toning, otherwise pages are crisp and clean. The top page block edge shows some scratching through the dye; binding is square and tight; hard cover shows spots of wear and some...
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Mencken, H. L.The American Language: Supplement Two
$300.00
Hardcover
Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf, 1948
First Edition. Hard Cover. Used - Good Good in Good jacket. Signed by Author Signed by H. L. Mencken on the front free endpaper. There is a small prior owner's ink-stamp and a small square of toning with a graphite mark on the top edge of the front free endpaper; no other owners' marks; the page block edges are somewhat age-toned, with some shelf-smudging on the bottom page block edge, and there is some wrinkling at the bottom edge of p. 501; otherwise pages are clean. Binding is square and...
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Mencken, H.L.Supplement One: the American Language
$750.00
Hardcover
Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1945
First. Used - Very Good. First edition. Fine in modestly age-toned, near fine dustwrapper with a short tear at one fold. Nicely Inscribed by the author to an important literary editor: "My venerable colleague Bernard Smith to recall our joint sweatings for art and truth. H.L. Mencken. Aug. 20, 1945." Smith was editor-in-chief at Knopf where he was known for editing B. Traven, Raymond Chandler, Dashiell Hammett, Langston Hughes, and many others. In 1947 he migrated to Hollywood where he was...
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Mencken, H. L.The American Language.: An Inquiry into the Development of English in the United States.
$21.17
Publisher: London Kegan Paul; Trench, Trubner,, 1936
Stempel einer Fach-Bibliothek (ungültig) auf dem Titelblatt, sonst guter bis sehr guter Zustand; keine Sign.schildchens oder ähnliches Versand D: 4,50 EUR (Sprachwissenschaft)
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