Mencken, H.L. (1880 – 1956)
American journalist, essayist, magazine editor, satirist, critic of American life and culture, and scholar of American English. Known as the “Sage of Baltimore”, he is regarded as one of the most influential American writers and prose stylists of the first half of the twentieth century. Many of his books remain in print. Vintage fountain pen ink signature on a small card. Room for matting.