Book #21231

Mencken: A Study Of His Thought - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Charles Fecher, Alfred A. Knopf

Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Near Fine in Very Good- dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Publisher: New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1978.
ISBN: 0394413547

Price: $33.75

First edition/first printing in Near Fine condition in Very Good-, sunned dust-jacket. From the collection of Betty Anderson, legendary art director of publisher Knopf in the late 20th century as evidenced by her (small and unobtrusive) inventory number.

Charles Fecher's insightful and comprehensive biography of Baltimore's most famous—and notorious—writer, H.L. Mencken, is one of the most important books on American intellectual life in the twentieth century. Drawing on original unpublished manuscripts, letters, and interviews, Fecher provides an unprecedented understanding of Mencken's complex thought, personality, and career.; B&W Photographs; 8vo; FSA.