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The Red Badge of Courage: An Episode of the American Civil War (Modern  Library #130.4) by  Stephen CRANE - Hardcover - [c.1955] - from Bluebird Books (SKU: 84748)

The Red Badge of Courage: An Episode of the American Civil War (Modern Library #130.4)

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The Red Badge of Courage: An Episode of the American Civil War (Modern Library #130.4)

by CRANE, Stephen

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  • hardcover
Condition
Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket
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New York: The Modern Library / Random House. Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket. [c.1955]. Hardcover. The classic novel of the American Civil War in a Modern Library reprint edition. With an introduction by Robert Wooster Stallman. Volume wrapped in jacket with color Civil War battle scene illustration to cover. --- In Toledano spine 8 / rust cloth / gilt titling on black spine & cover blocks / black topstain / grey Kent endpapers / jacket style i, verso advertises 374 titles in ML catalog. Likely published c.1955 (though 1951 date appears in book). ML #130.4. --- A very nice copy: clean and tightly-bound; but with discreet Kansas bookseller label to front free endpaper. A weakened rear hinge has been carefully reinforced prior to this listing. Unclipped dust jacket with sunned (but readable) spine and with minor chafing to edges; otherwise bright and intact; wrapped in removable archival mylar protector.; 12mo 7" - 7-1/2" tall; xlv, 267 pages .

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
Bluebird Books US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
84748
Title
The Red Badge of Courage: An Episode of the American Civil War (Modern Library #130.4)
Author
CRANE, Stephen
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
The Modern Library / Random House
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
[c.1955]
Bookseller catalogs
>>Civil War (U.S.);

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jacket
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps... [More]
Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched... [More]
gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in... [More]
hinge
The portion of the book closest to the spine that allows the book to be opened and closed.
12mo
A duodecimo is a book approximately 7 by 4.5 inches in size, or similar in size to a contemporary mass market paperback. Also... [More]
sunned
Damage done to a book cover or dust jacket caused by exposure to direct sunlight. Very strong fluorescent light can cause slight... [More]
good+
A term used to denote a condition a slight grade better than Good.
reprint
Any printing of a book which follows the original edition. By definition, a reprint is not a first edition.
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.... [More]
verso
The page bound on the left side of a book, opposite to the recto page.

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