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A book of burlesques / by H. L. Mencken [Opus 12] author of "A Little Book in C Major," etc.

Other records:
Author/Creator:
Mencken, H. L. (Henry Louis), 1880-1956.
Edition:
[1st ed.]
Publication:
New York : John Lane Company, MCMXVI [1916]. (New York, U.S.A. : Press of J. J. Little & Ives Company)
Format/Description:
Book
253, [3] p., [1] fold. chart : music ; 20 cm.
Subjects:
Burlesques.
Place of Publication:
United States New York (State) New York.
Contents:
Death: a philosophical discussio
From the programme of a concert
The wedding: a stage direction
The visionary
The artist: a drama without words
Seeing the world
From the memoirs of the devil
Litanies for the overlooked
Asepsis: a deduction in scherzo form
Tales of the moral and pathological
Epithalamium
Portraits of Americans
Panoramas of people
The new soule
A genealogical chart of the uplift.
Notes:
With half-title.
Reprinted in part from various periodicals.
Maroon cloth binding, lettered and decorated in gilt.
Culture Class Collection copy has [4] p. leaflet "The Smart Set Suggestion to Our Visitors" inscribed "Dear Burton: Please read #25 carefully. G.J.N." laid in.
Local notes:
Culture Class Collection copy inscribed "Lewis - for -- Burton May 1917, Chicago".
Penn Provenance:
Rascoe, Burton, 1892-1957 (donor) (inscription) (Culture Class Collection copy)
Nathan, George Jean, 1882-1958 (autograph) (Culture Class Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
1916
Contributor:
Library of Theodore Dreiser (University of Pennsylvania)
Culture Class Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
American Culture Class Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
OCLC:
2177998
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