Item #324704 The Cynic's Word Book. Ambrose Bierce.
The Cynic's Word Book
The Cynic's Word Book
The Cynic's Word Book


The Cynic's Word Book.

New York: Doubleday, Page, [October], 1906.

First edition, BAL state A (no priority). [vi], 233, [1] pp. 1 vols. 8vo. SIGNED BY BIERCE. Original brown decorated cloth. Fine BAL 1124. Item #324704

First edition of a work (comprising definitions for A through L) that later gained fame as The Devil’s Dictionary (a complete alphabet was published in 1911 as volume VII of the Collected Works).
Bierce’s dark and mordant wit at its nimblest.

Signed in pencil by Bierce on the flyleaf.

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