New York, NY: Alfred A. Knopf, 1926. First Edition. Hardcover. Octavo (8vo). Very good- condition. Item #019377
xiv, 279 pages of text. Hardcover binding: original cloth spine is rubbed and frayed, stained, and heavily sunned, and the decorative paper-covered boards are lightly worn and sunned; protected in archival mylar. Dated 1926 and signed by Mencken on the front endpaper with no further inscription. About 20 pages have a small stain at the bottom edge. Includes an original extra paper spine label which is affixed to the inner rear board. First edition.