By: Mencken, H. L. and George Jean Nathan edited by
New York, NY, Alfred Knopf: 1924
Edition: First of this edition.
Seller ID: 240423
Binding: Wraps as issued
Condition: Collectible: Good
3 early issues of the iconic journal edited by H. L. Mencken, American journalist, satirist and cultural critic. Vol. I, No. 4 ((April 1924); Vol. II, No. 5 (may 1924) These 2 issues, evenly sunned and worn at edges; features Frank Harris on John Ruskin, "The Peace Myth" by Virgin Jordan and "Pedagogue: Old Style" by James M. Cain, a regular contributor. Volume II, No. 8 (August 1924) in very good condition, features ""The Trial of Dead Cleopatra (a poem) by Vachel Lindsay and "The Ordeal of Prohibition" by Clarence Darrow. From 1924 through 1933, Mencken provided elegantly irreverent observa... View More...