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The American Language: A Preliminary Inquiry into the Development of English in the United States

Mencken, H. L.

Published by Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1919
Hardcover
From Riverrun Books & Manuscripts (Hastings on Hudson, NY, U.S.A.)

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8vo. Original cloth; dust jacket. Jacket separated along front joint and chipped at edges, 1-in. loss at head of spine panel. A reasonable copy of a scarce jacket. FIRST EDITION, LIMITED ISSUE, one of 1500 copies. Bookseller Inventory # 63755

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Title: The American Language: A Preliminary Inquiry...

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf, New York

Publication Date: 1919

Binding: Hardcover

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: 1st Edition

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