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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 sweating 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
$10.00
Softcover, ISBN 0394733150
Publisher: Knopf, New York, 1977
Used - Near Fine. first paperback one-volume abridged edition, first printing, stated, "First Paperback Edition, March 1977"; from the library of the linguist Glenn Gilbert with Gilbert's inscription on the ffep "April 7, 1977. A present from Raven I. McDavid, Jr., University of Chicago", slight shelfwear, pages show some yellowing, rated Near Fine; this edition contains "annotations and new material by Raven I. McDavid, Jr., with the assistance of David W. Maurer"; soft covers are cream... (AMERICAN ENGLISH, ENGLISH DIALECTOLOGY)
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H. L. MenckenThe American Language: An Inquiry into the Development of English in the United States
$139.75
Hardcover
Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1937
Used - Very Good. Fourth edition corrected, enlarged, and rewirtten. Paper yellowing but supple. Gutters darkening but strong. Very light shelf wear to cover. Text clean and spine strong. Name in ink on front end paper. Letter ordering a book, and on Mencken letterhead, and with Mencken signature (in pencil) bound into front between end papers.
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Mencken, H. L.The American Language. Supplement I: An Inquiry into the Development of English in the United States
$150.00
Hardcover
Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf, USA, 1945
Used. Textblock is tanning but unmarked. Edges are dust soiled and top edge is black stained as issued. Black boards are faded, stained and dust soiled. Spine has gilt lettering. Corners and spine are bumped and scuffed. 739 pgs. plus index.
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H. L. MenckenThe American Language: An Inquiry Into the Development of English in the United States (Supplement !)
$199.95
Hardcover
Publisher: Alfred a Knopf Inc, New York, 1945
Used - Very Good. Signed by H. L. Mencken on the free front end paper. Not inscribed. (FIRST EDITION, SIGNED EDITION)
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Mencken, H. L.The American Language Supplement One
$200.00
Hardcover
Publisher: Knopf, New York, 1945
Used - Fine. SIGNED by Mencken! Scarce Thusly! ; SIGNED by Mencken on the front endpaper! Bookplate, else a clean copy in a jacket with some chipping, dustiness, general wear. Quite uncommon Signed. ; Signed by Author; includes dustjacket
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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
Used. 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.; includes dustjacket
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H. L. MenckenThe American Language: Supplement two
$275.00
Hardcover
Publisher: Knopf, 1948
Used - Very Good. Flat SIGNED by H. L. Mencken on the front endpaper. The volume is bumped at the spine ends and there is offsetting to the pastedowns and endpapers, heavily so at the front. The unclipped dust jacket has a sizeable triangular chip (1"x 1 1/4") on the base of the front panel near the spine, and is lightly chipped with short closed tears elsewhere. There is a small strip of reinforceing tape on the spine crown. The jacket is now protected in mylar.; includes dustjacket (FIRTST EDITION|SIGNED)
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Mencken, H. L.The American Language. Supplement II. An Inquiry Into the Development of English in the United States.
$280.00
Hardcover
Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf, USA, 1948
Used. 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.; includes dustjacket
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Mencken, H. L.The American Language: Supplement One
$285.00
Hardcover
Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf, 1945
Used - Good. 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 softening at corners and spine ends, otherwise excellent. The dustjacket is...
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H. L. MenckenThe American Language: An inquiry into the development of English in the United States
$295.00
Hardcover
Publisher: Knopf
Used - Very Good. 4th ediiton 6th printing Feb. 1937. Signed and inscribed on fep by Mencken, and dated 1938. Dark blue cloth. Bottom front corner a bit bumped. Light foxing to eps and pastedowns at edges and along hinge area. Interior is clean and sound. Dust jacket is edgeworn and has some small tears and chips. Dj spine darkened. Original price on flap is 5.00. 769 pages + index.; includes dustjacket
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Mencken, H. L.The American Language: Supplement Two
$300.00
Hardcover
Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf, 1948
Used - Good. 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 tight; hard cover shows spots of wear and some softening at...
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Mencken, H. L.The American Language. Supplement I. An Inquiry Into the Development of English in the United States.
$350.00
Hardcover
Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf, USA, 1945
Used - Very Good. 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 School. Notation on envelope states that Dr. Patz bought the book at (the ) auction. Dust...
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