The Sage of Baltimore: The life And Riotous Times of H.L. Mencken by William Manchester
1952. 272 pages. Orange patterned dust jacket over black cloth. Pages are moderately tanned and thumbed at the edges, with moderate foxing. Binding has remained firm. Front endpaper has been clipped. Inscription to front endpaper. Boards are a little rub worn with slight shelf wear to corners, spine and edges. Corners are a little bumped and spine ends are a mildly crushed. Book has a forward lean. Boards are bowed. Water marks to boards and spine. The clipped dust jacket has heavy edge wear, with tears, chips and areas of loss. Tanning to spine and edges.