New York: Alfred A. Knopf, (1927). First printing. Cloth over boards. Octavo. 317 pages. Fine in a very good price-clipped dust jacket. Bound in black cloth over boards with spine titled in gilt, brightly decorated endpapers, and orange topstain, A few light rubs to extremites. Jacket has a 1/2" square chip at head of spine, a short closed edge tear at bottom edge of front panel, with a slightly sunned spine.
Mencken's acerbic wit and good sense applied to topics like journalism in America, metaphysicians, faith, poets, sex hygiene books, Ambrose Bierce and much more.
A nice looking copy. Errata slip tipped in.