The American Language: A Preliminary Inquiry into the Development of English in the United States [Limited Edition]. H. L. MENCKEN.

The American Language: A Preliminary Inquiry into the Development of English in the United States [Limited Edition]

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1919. First Edition. Limited to 1500 copies of which this is no. 894. Large octavo (23.5cm.); original cloth in pale green dust jacket printed in red, black topstain; x,374pp. Jacket unevenly toned to tan, shallow chips and closed tears to extremities, split along spine edge of upper panel with old tape repair to verso. Still, Very Good in a Good copy of the exceedingly scarce dust jacket.

Price: $1,500.00

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