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Vintage Mencken.

H. L. Mencken

Vintage Mencken.

by H. L. Mencken

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Published by Vintage Books in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementGathered by Alistair Cooke.
The Physical Object
Pagination240 p.
Number of Pages240
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13537212M
OCLC/WorldCa18426649

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OCLC Number: Notes: "Vintage books." Description: xiv, pages ; 19 cm: Contents: Introduction to the universe --The Baltimore of the eighties --Adventures of a Y.M.C.A.

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