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Census of Ventures into Verse

By: ADLER, Betty

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Enoch Pratt Free Library: 1972

Edition: 2nd edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 99369

Condition: tight binding, clean throughout, clean and colorful wraps, Very Good


staple bound, octavo Second Edition, Revised View more info

Census of Ventures into Verse (3 pamphlets)

By: ADLER, Betty & SCHRADER, Richard J.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Enoch Pratt Free Library/D.R. Thaler: 1965, 1972, 2005

Edition: paperback editions

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 99368

Condition: tight bindings, clean throughout, clean and colorful wraps, Very Good


3 staple bound pamphlets, octavo Includes: Census of Ventures into Verse, second edition revised, & A New Census of H.L. Mencken's Ventures into Verse which is inscribed by the publisher, D.R. Thaler View more info

Sacrilege versus Civility, Muslim Perspectives on "The Satanic Verses" Affair

By: AHSAN, M. M. & A. R. Kidwai

Price: $35.00

Publisher: The Islamic Foundation: 1991

Edition: Hardcover edition

Seller ID: 96993

ISBN: 0860372111

Condition: cover wear, heavy bumping to bottom, tight binding, page block lightly wavy but not dampstained, stickers to front endpapers, text clean throughout, Good +


383pp, octavo View more info

The Sentimental Revolution, French Writiers of 1690-1740

By: ATKINSON, Geoffroy

Price: $16.00

Publisher: U of Washington: 1965

Edition: First

Seller ID: 94556

Condition: owner stamp, tight binding, foxing to top edges, clean throughout, Very Good-


188pp, octavo View more info

Speech Genres and Other Late Essays

By: BAKHTIN (M.M.)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: U Texas: 1994

Edition: 5th edition

Seller ID: 96040

Condition: cover fading, bumping, tight binding, clean throughout, Very Good-


177pp, octavo translated from the Russian by V. McGee View more info

The Dialogic Imagination, Four Essays

By: BAKHTIN, M.M.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Austin, U Texas: 1981

Edition: paper edition

Seller ID: 96042

ISBN: 029271534X

Condition: cover wear, sticker residue, tight binding, clean throughout, Very Good-


1998 printing, 443pp, octavo translated from the Russian by Caryl Emerson and Michael Holquist View more info

Problems of Dostoevsky's Poetics

By: BAKHTIN, Mikhail

Price: $10.00

Publisher: U of Minnesota: 1993

Edition: Fifth printing

Seller ID: 95951

ISBN: 0816612285

Condition: cover wear, spine fade, tight binding, owners embossment, clean throughout, Good +


333pp, octavo Theory and History of Literature, vol.8 View more info

Voices Prophesying War, Future Wars 1763 - 3749

By: CLARKE, I F

Price: $18.50

Publisher: Oxford U: 1992

Edition: 2nd edition

Seller ID: 96201

Condition: tight binding, clean throughout, Very Good


268pp, octavo View more info

Letters from Baltimore, the Mencken-Cleator Correspondence

By: CLEATOR, P. E. (editor)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Associated Press Univ: 1982

Edition: First

Seller ID: 99823

ISBN: 0838630758

Condition: cover wear, tight binding, clean throughout, Very Good-


280pp, octavo View more info

Biographia Literaria or Biographical Sketches of My Literary Life and Opinions Prepared for Publication in Part by the Late Henry Nelson Coleridge .... (Volume One Only)

By: COLERIDGE (Samuel Taylor)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, American Book Exchange: 1881

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 83935

Condition: bookplate slight stain, cover wear otherwise good


804pp octavo green cloth View more info

A Persian Pearl and Other Essays

By: DARROW (Clarence S.)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Chicago, C.L. Ricketts: 1899

Edition: 1902 printing

Seller ID: 83893

Condition: owners name, soiling, pinprick to spine, cover wear otherwise good


160pp octavo cloth View more info

Handbook for William, A Carolingian Woman's Counsel for Her Son translated and with an introduction by Carol Neel

By: DHUODA

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Catholic Univ of America Press: 1991

Edition: First

Seller ID: 92862

ISBN: 0813209382

Condition: cover wear, tight binding, clean throughout, Very Good-


163pp, octavo View more info

The Gist of Mencken: Quotations from America's Critic

By: DUBASKY, Mayo

Price: $28.50

Publisher: The Scarecrow Press, Inc.: 1990

Edition: Hardcover edition

Seller ID: 99821

ISBN: 0810821508

Condition: cover wear, tight binding, clean throughout, Very Good-


862pp, octavo View more info

Writing from A to Z The Easy to Use Reference Handbook

By: EBEST, Sally Barr & Gerald J. Alred & Charles T. Brusaw & Walter E. Oliu

Price: $13.50

Publisher: McGraw Hill: 2003

Edition: 4th edition

Seller ID: 90069

ISBN: 0072555998

Condition: cover wear, tight binding, clean throughout, Very Good-


517pp, plastic comb bound octavo Fourth Edition View more info

The Power of Satire Magic, Ritual, Art

By: ELLIOTT, Robert C.

Price: $28.50

Publisher: Princeton Univ Press: 1960

Edition: First

Seller ID: 88393

Condition: very good in age toned and slightly torn dustwrapper


300pp, octavo hardcover View more info

H.L. Mencken: L'Homme, L'Oeuvre, L'Influence

By: FORGUE, Guy Jean

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Universite de Paris: 1967

Edition: First

Seller ID: 99879

Condition: heavily soiled throughout the book at the lower right corner, stained and musty at this point, no marks to the text, in original slipcase with insert, Fair


494pp, large octavo in box French text View more info

Heirs to Dionysus A Nietzschean Current in Literary Modernism

By: FOSTER Jr., John Burt

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Princeton: 1988

Edition: First

Seller ID: 90806

ISBN: 0691014515

Condition: cover wear, tight binding, clean throughout, Very Good-


474pp, octavo View more info

Studies in Honor of Bruce W. Wardropper

By: FOX, Dian (ed.); et.al.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Juan de la Cuesta: 1989

Edition: First

Seller ID: 95952

ISBN: 0936388455

Condition: tight binding, clean throughout, mild scuffs to the top half of both sides, owner's stamps, Very Good-


377pp, octavo multi-lingual View more info

Salvos an informal book about books and plays

By: FRANK, Waldo

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boni and Liveright: 1924

Edition: First

Seller ID: 91009

Condition: cover wear, tight binding, damp stain to top rear page block, Good


286pp, octavo View more info

A Bibliography of the Writings of H.L. Mencken

By: FREY, Carroll

Price: $100.00

Publisher: The Centaur Book Shop: 1924

Edition: Limited edition

Seller ID: 99353

Condition: tight binding, clean throughout, rubbed labels to cover and backstrip, clean boards, ink notes to the first collation page in back, Good


70pp, small octavo #15 of 300 copies printed View more info

Monk and Knight, An Historical Study in Fiction (complete in Two volumes)

By: GUNSAULUS, Frank W

Price: $22.50

Publisher: A C McClurg: 1891

Edition: First

Seller ID: 96549

Condition: cover wear, corners bumped in, front hinge vol.2 lightly weak but unbroken, binding remains solid, clean throughout, Good + volumes


342pp & 365pp, octavo volumes View more info

Where Ghosts Walk The Haunts of Familiar Characters in History and Literature

By: HARLAND, Marion

Price: $15.00

Publisher: G P Putnam's Sons: 1898

Edition: First

Seller ID: 90283

Condition: rear hinge weak, cover wear/soiling, Good


305pp, octavo with decorative boards View more info

The Lost Art of Profanity

By: JOHNSON, Burges w/ H.L. Mencken (intro) & Orson Lowell (illust)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Bobbs-Merrill Co.: 1948

Edition: First

Seller ID: 99822

Condition: cover wear, dampstaining to bottom rear and spine, tight binding, clean throughout, Good +


223pp, small octavo View more info

The Sun Papers of Baltimore, 1837-1937

By: JOHNSON, Gerald, KENT, Frank R., MENCKEN, H.L., OWENS, Hamilton

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1937

Edition: First

Seller ID: 99346

Condition: tight binding, clean throughout, clean boards and stamps, mild wear to the spine ends, Very Good


inscribed by all four authors, 430pp + index, octavo Inscribed by all four contributors View more info

From Baltimore to Bohemia

By: JOSHI, S.T. (ED.)

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Fairleigh Dickenson Univ.: 2001

Edition: First

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 99348

ISBN: 0838638694

Condition: tight binding, clean throughout, clean and unmarked boards, Near Fine


284pp, octavo, inscribed inscribed by S.T. Joshi View more info

Historical Fiction Chronologically and Historically Related

By: KAYE (James R.)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Chicago, Snowdon Pub.: 1920

Edition: First

Seller ID: 84028

Condition: owners name cover wear otherwise good


747pp octavo cloth View more info

Philologica The (Kemp) Malone Anniversary Studies

By: KIRBY (Thomas A.) and Henry B. Woolf editors

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Baltimore, Johns Hopkins U.P.: 1949

Edition: First

Seller ID: 83912

Condition: slight cover wear otherwise very good


381pp octavo cloth View more info

Robert McAlmon Expatriate Publisher and Writer w/ foreword by William Carlos Williams

By: KNOLL (Robert E.)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Lincoln, U of Nebraska: 1957

Edition: 1959 printing

Seller ID: 83885

Condition: soiling cover wear otherwise good


96pp octavo paper View more info

A Guide to Eastern Literatures (Arabic, Armenian, Ethiopic, Tibetan, etc )

By: LANG (David M.) editor

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Praeger: 1971

Edition: First

Seller ID: 88234

Condition: cover wear otherwise very good-


501pp octavo hardbound View more info

La Satire en Angleterre de 1588 a 1603

By: LECOCQ (Louis)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Paris, Didier: 1969

Edition: First

Seller ID: 83959

Condition: slight cover wear otherwise very good-


541pp 8vo paperback Etudes No.32 View more info

Against the American Grain

By: MACDONALD, Dwight

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Random House: 1962

Edition: First

Seller ID: 92313

Condition: tight binding, cover wear/soiling, Good +


427pp, octavo View more info

H.L. Mencken and the Debunkers

By: MARTIN, Edward A.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Univ. of Georgia: 1984

Edition: Second printing

Seller ID: 99365

ISBN: 0820307025

Condition: tight binding, clean throughout, clean and unmarked boards, Very Good+


351pp, octavo View more info

Textual Criticism and Literary Interpretation

By: MCGANN, Jerome J.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Univ of Chicago: 1985

Edition: First

Seller ID: 90432

ISBN: 0226558436

Condition: cover wear, tight binding, clean throughout, Very Good-


239pp, octavo View more info

A Mencken Chestomathy, edited and annotated by the author

By: MENCKEN, H. L.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Knopf: 1949

Edition: First

Seller ID: 99837

Condition: scuffing to title block, cover wear, tight binding, clean throughout, Good +


627pp, octavo View more info

A Book of Prefaces [Opus 13]

By: MENCKEN, H. L.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Knopf: 1917

Edition: First

Seller ID: 99838

Condition: light rubbing to edges and corners, pages open flat yet binding remains strong, stamps to endpapers, clean throughout, Good


283pp, octavo View more info

Mencken & Sara, a Life in Letters - Private Correspondence

By: MENCKEN, H. L. & Sara Haardt Mencken w/ Marion Elizabeth Rodgers (editor)

Price: $48.50

Publisher: McGraw-Hill: 1987

Edition: First

Seller ID: 99830

ISBN: 0070415056

Condition: cover wear, tight binding, clean throughout, Very Good-


551pp, octavo Inscribed by editor M. Rodgers with signed letter from Rogers laid in View more info

Treatise on the Gods

By: MENCKEN, H.L.

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1930

Edition: Limited edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 99349

Condition: tight binding, clean throughout, edge worn blue boards, spine is heavily faded, slipcase is worn with a faded spine, Good


signed by Mencken, 363pp + index in slipcase, small quarto signed and limited to 375 copies, of which this is # 38 View more info

Treatise on Right and Wrong

By: MENCKEN, H.L.

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1934

Edition: First

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 99350

Condition: tight binding, clean throughout, blue boards with mild wear, foxing endpapers and pastedowns, Good+


inscribed by Mencken, 331pp + index, octavo Inscribed by H.L. Mencken View more info

Prejudices Third Series

By: MENCKEN, H.L.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1922

Edition: First

Seller ID: 99354

Condition: tight binding, clean throughout, mildly oxidized endpapers and pastedowns, clean blue boards are mildly scuffed, Good+


signed by Mencken, 328pp, octavo signed on the fep by H.L. Mencken View more info

The American Mercury, A Monthly Review

By: MENCKEN, H.L. & NATHAN, George Jean

Price: $28.50

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1924

Edition: First

Seller ID: 99343

Condition: tight binding with mildly bumped ends, clean wraps, with a sunned spine and edges, clean throughout, Good+


127pp, octavo January, 1924, The very first issue! View more info

Americana 1926

By: MENCKEN, H.L. (ed.)

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1926

Edition: First

Seller ID: 99352

Condition: tight binding, clean throughout, scuffed and mildly stained boards, clear titles, oxidized endpapers, Good


279pp, octavo View more info

Europe After 8:15

By: MENCKEN, H.L., NATHAN, George Jen, WRIGHT, Willard Huntington

Price: $17.50

Publisher: John Lane Co.: 1914

Edition: First

Seller ID: 99401

Condition: tight binding, soiled boards, foxing and oxidized pages, split front hinge, heavily soiled fep, Fair


222pp, octavo View more info

The Charlantry of the Learned (De Charlataneria Eruditorum)

By: MENCKEN, Johann Burkhard & MENCKEN, H.L.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1937

Edition: First

Seller ID: 99347

Condition: tight binding, clean throughout, mild wear to the boards, Good+


178pp + index, octavo limited to 1475 copies View more info

Fante/Mencken: John Fante & H.L. Mencken, a Personal Correspondence 1930-1952

By: MOREAU, Michael (ed.)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Black Sparrow: 1989

Edition: First

Seller ID: 99387

ISBN: 0876857667

Condition: tight binding, clean throughout, mildly sunned spine, mild bumpe to the corner of back cover, Very Good


172pp, octavo View more info

West By One And By One, An Anthology of Sherlockiana

By: n/a

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Poul Anderson: 1965

Edition: First

Seller ID: 96566

Condition: tight binding, clean throughout, Very Good


157pp, small octavo The Scowrers and Molly Maguiers of San Francisco and the Trained Cormorants of Los Angeles View more info

Letters: Summer, 1926

By: PASTERNAK, TSVETAYEVA, RILKE

Price: $27.50

Publisher: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich: 1985

Edition: First

Seller ID: 94928

ISBN: 0151508712

Condition: tight binding, clean throughout, Very Good


251pp, octavo View more info

Studies in Romance Philology and French Literature Presented to John Orr

By: Pupils, Colleagues and Friends

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Manchester Univ. Press: 1953

Edition: First

Seller ID: 88795

Condition: very good in slightly worn dustwrapper


315pp, octavo View more info

The Foundations of Fiction

By: SALING (Ann)

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Edmonds, Ansal Press: 1984

Edition: First

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 84041

ISBN: 0910455023

Condition: fading, cover wear otherwise good


128pp 8vo paperback publicity page with signature "Ann" laid in View more info

Introduction to Modern Pilipino Literature

By: SAN JUAN (E. Jr.) editor

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Twayne: 1974

Edition: First

Seller ID: 84027

ISBN: 0805731296

Condition: owners stamp slight cover wear otherwise very good


234pp octavo hardbound presentation copy signed " Sonny San Juan" View more info

Studies in the Age of Chaucer, Volume 24

By: SCANLON, Larry (editor)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New Chaucer Society: 2002

Edition: First

Seller ID: 98441

ISBN: 0933784260

Condition: mild crease to spine yet binding remains tight, clean throughout, Very Good-


577pp, octavo View more info