Order Nr. 30851 CHARLATANRY OF THE LEARNED (DE CHARLATANERIA ERUDITORUM, 1715). Translated from the Latin by Francis E. Litz. With Notes and an Introduction by H.L. Mencken. Johann Burkhard Menchen.
CHARLATANRY OF THE LEARNED (DE CHARLATANERIA ERUDITORUM, 1715). Translated from the Latin by Francis E. Litz. With Notes and an Introduction by H.L. Mencken.
CHARLATANRY OF THE LEARNED (DE CHARLATANERIA ERUDITORUM, 1715). Translated from the Latin by Francis E. Litz. With Notes and an Introduction by H.L. Mencken.
CHARLATANRY OF THE LEARNED (DE CHARLATANERIA ERUDITORUM, 1715). Translated from the Latin by Francis E. Litz. With Notes and an Introduction by H.L. Mencken.

CHARLATANRY OF THE LEARNED (DE CHARLATANERIA ERUDITORUM, 1715). Translated from the Latin by Francis E. Litz. With Notes and an Introduction by H.L. Mencken.

(Dwiggins, W.A.).
  • New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1937.
  • 8vo.
  • cloth, paper spine label
  • (x), 178, xii pages.
  • ISBN: none

Price: $160.00  other currencies

Order Nr. 30851

First edition thus, limited to 1475 copies. Schrader B131.1. Q15712. Lacking the dust jacket. Else a near fine copy. With typography, ornaments and binding by W.A. Dwiggins. (Agner 37.07). 4 collotype illustrations. Mencken here introduces and comments on 18th-century lectures of Johann. The two were unrelated, although they focused on the same subject matter: quack doctors, religious schemers, and other kinds of fraud.