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Published by Vintage Books in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Mencken, H. L. 1880-1956 -- Diaries.,
  • Authors, American -- 20th century -- Diaries.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Charles A. Fecher.
ContributionsFecher, Charles A.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3525.E43 Z463 1991
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxiv, 476 p., [8] p. of plates :
Number of Pages476
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1888727M
ISBN 100679731768
LC Control Number90050174
OCLC/WorldCa21763907

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