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Happy days, 1880-1892 / H. L. Mencken.

Other records:
Author/Creator:
Mencken, H. L. (Henry Louis), 1880-1956.
Publication:
New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 1940. (Norwood, Massachusetts : Manufactured by The Plimpton Press)
Format/Description:
Book
[4], ix, [1], 313, [7] p., [1] leaf of plates : illus., port. ; 23 cm.
Subjects:
Mencken, H. L. (Henry Louis), 1880-1956 -- Childhood and youth.
Authors, American -- 20th century -- Biography.
Baltimore (Md.) -- Social life and customs.
Place of Publication:
United States New York (State) New York.
United States Massachusetts Norwood.
Contents:
I. Introduction to the Universe
II. The Caves of Learning
III. Recollections of Academic Orgies
IV. The Baltimore of the Eighties
V. Rural Delights
VI. The Head of the House
VII. Memorials of Gormandizing
VIII. The Training of a Gangster
IX. Cops and Their Ways
X. Larval Stage of a Bookworm
XI. First Steps in Divinity
XII. The Ruin of an Artist
XIII. In the Footsteps of Gutenberg
XIV. From the Records of an Athlete
XV. The Capital of the Republic
XVI. Recreations of a Reactionary
XVII. Brief Gust of Glory
XVIII. The Career of a Philosopher
XIX. Innocence in a Wicked World
XX. Strange Scenes and Far Places.
Notes:
With half-title.
Title printed within decorated border.
"Copyright 1939, 1940 by Alfred A. Knopf, Inc."
"First Edition"
"This book was set on the Linotype in Scotch Modern, a type-face that has been in continuous service for more than one hundred years."
"The book was designed by W. A. Dwiggins."
Oatmeal coarse grain linen cloth. Front cover stamped "HLM" in red and back cover has blue Borzoi emblem in lower right hand corner. Spine lettered in red and decorated in blue. Top edge stained purple.
Local notes:
Culture Class Collection copy has underlines, marginal marks and ms. annotations.
Culture Class Collection copy has unopened leaves.
Penn Chronology:
1940
Contributor:
Dwiggins, W. A. (William Addison), 1880-1956.
Culture Class Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
American Culture Class Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
OCLC:
289294
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