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Stephen Crane. The Red Badge of Courage (New York, 1896). Near fine condition!

Stephen Crane. The Red Badge of Courage (New York, 1896). Near fine condition!

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233 pp. plus four pages of ads.

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Crane, Stephen. THE RED BADGE OF COURAGE AN EPISODE OF THE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR. New York: D. Appleton & Co., 1896. 233 pp. plus four pages of ads. Second edition. Seldom seen in such splendid condition. First printed in 1895. Title page is in red and black. Original cloth. A near fine copy.

MENENDEZ: CIVIL WAR NOVELS, 235: "A young soldier examines his fears just before he fights at the Battle of Chancellorsville. One of the great classics of war literature, this study of courage and valor could have taken place during any war."

UNION BOOKSHELF, 21: "The only piece of fiction included in this bibliography, Crane's book vividly portrays the war from the perspective of the common soldier. A perennial favorite, it sold ten thousand copies a year for over forty years, and remains a popular classic."

BIBLIOGRAPHY OF AMERICAN LITERATURE, 4071.

WRIGHT: AMERICAN FICTION, Volume III, 1257. 

 

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