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The Red Badge of Courage

The Red Badge of Courage

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The Red Badge of Courage

by CRANE, Stephen

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New York: D. Appleton and Co., 1895. First Edition, First Issue with correct issue points and ads. Octavo, original cloth and decorative dustjacket. Considered a classic of Civil War literature, exceptionally scarce in dustjacket. Very Good, cloth with general darkening and sporadic surface erosion to cloth which is common for this title, contemporary gift inscription (from a Pennsylvania man to his Tennessee friend) in Very Good original 19th Century dustjacket, with some chipping at top spine end, expected wear and soiling, light stain at top rear panel.

Synopsis

The Red Badge of Courage is an 1895 war novel by American author Stephen Crane. It is considered one of the most influential works in American literature. The novel, a depiction on the cruelty of the American Civil War, features a young recruit who overcomes initial fears to become a hero on the battlefield. The book made Crane an international success.

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Bookseller
Yesterday's Gallery, ABAA US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
37722
Title
The Red Badge of Courage
Author
CRANE, Stephen
Book Condition
Used
Quantity Available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
D. Appleton and Co.
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1895
Weight
0.00 lbs

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About Yesterday's Gallery, ABAA

For the past many years this firm has strived to provide a large, high quality, and diverse collection of mostly fiction published primarily before the Second World War and with their original dustjackets. Our specialties include Photoplay Editions, Mysteries, Fantasy Literature, Plays, Romances, Westerns, Hollywood Interest, and Business Fiction. We also have a large collection of Cocktail Recipe Books, Children's Literature and 19th Century Literature. We pride ourselves on providing accurately described, high grade, and difficult to locate titles in these fiction genres.

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Octavo
Another of the terms referring to page or book size, octavo refers to a standard printer's sheet folded four times, producing...
Spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....
First Edition
In book collecting, the first edition is the earliest published form of a book. A book may have more than one first edition in...
Chipping
A defect in which small pieces are missing from the edges; fraying or small pieces of paper missing the edge of a paperback, or...
Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched...

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