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Notes on democracy, by H. L. Mencken.

Author/Creator:
Mencken, H. L. (Henry Louis), 1880-1956.
Publication:
New York, Published at the Borzoi by Alfred A. Knopf [1926]. (Norwood, Mass. : Printed and bound by the Plimpton Press)
Format/Description:
Book
[2], v, [1], 212, [4] p. 20 cm.
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Subjects:
Democracy.
Place of Publication:
United States New York (State) New York.
United States Massachusetts Norwood.
Contents:
Democratic man
The democratic state
Democracy and liberty
Coda.
Notes:
First edition, first trade printing.--Cf. Schrader.
With half-title.
Title page printed in red and black.
"Copyright, 1926, by Alfred A. Knopf, Inc."
"This book is composed on the Linotype in Bodoni, so-called after its designer, Giambattista Bodoni (1740-1813) a celebrated Italian scholar and printer."
"Esparto paper manufactured in Scotland and furnished by W. F. Etherington & Co., New York."
Dark blue boards with Mencken arms blindstamped on front cover. Spine lettered and ruled in gilt. Red and yellow endpapers.
Local notes:
Culture Class Collection copy has bookplate of Estelle Williams.
Culture Class Collection copy inscribed "Dear Gloom: Always one more! H. L. Mencken 1926".
Penn Provenance:
Williams, Estelle, 1886-1954 (bookplate) (inscription) (Culture Class Collection copy)
Mencken, H. L. (Henry Louis), 1880-1956 (autograph) (Culture Class Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
1926
Cited in:
Schrader, R. J. : H. L. Mencken, University of Pittsburgh Press, p. 167
Contributor:
Culture Class Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
American Culture Class Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
OCLC:
182664