First edition, 12mo, pp. , 60, ; original burgundy cloth, paper labels on cover and spine; labels toned, light spotting to endpapers, very good. Gotham Book Mart lable on back pastedown and book label of George Harris Healy on the upper. Mencken is most famous for his coverage of the Scope's Monkey Trial, but he was also a scholar of Nietzsche and a strong supporter of Ayn Rand.
Very Good- No Dust Jacket. 12mo-over 6¾"-7¾" tall. 60+2 pp. Original red cloth covers w/ paper title labels on spine and front cover. Modest rubbing to corners and spine ends. Title label on spine a bit sunned. Previous owner's bookplate on front paste-down and owner's signature on front blank endpaper. Previous bookstore's label on rear paste-down. Otherwise, contents very nice.
Very Good. A very good copy in red cloth with paper labels on front cover & spine, lacks the rare dj. (A few light traces of shelfsoiling to covers. Spine label is partially chipped. Darkening to cover label. Faint pencil impression on p.2 &3. in text) Early title.
Narrow 12mo, 19.2 cm, maroon cloth with paper labels. , 60, [2, ads] pp. Original plain glassine wrapper. Light rubbing to spine tips, else fine and bright. The glassine wrapper is worn, with large chips, light tanning. Smaller green ticket to rear pastedown of New York's venerable Gotham Book Mart. Mencken contributes a short foreword and biographical note. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.
Original maroon cloth, paper spine and cover labels. Ownership stamp on front endpaper, otherwise a fine, fresh copy, in the uncommon plain glassine dust jacket as issued. The glassine is slightly worn. Schrader A 6.1.a.
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