John Brown’s Body. Stephen Vincent Benét.
John Brown’s Body.

John Brown’s Body.

1928. Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Doran & Company, 1928.

8vo, (x), 377 pp. Original plain tan boards, lettered in brown on the backstrip, top edge stained dark brown. Boards unevenly browned as usual, with a few spots and nicks, internally a fine, unopened copy in the original, lightly worn slipcase with printed label.

§ First edition of Benét's epic poem about the American Civil War, for which he won a Pulitzer Prize in 1929. Number 8 of a limited edition of 201 numbered copies, signed by Benét, issued alongside the trade edition. The plain boards proved fragile and the book is frequently found rebound. Item #110591

Price: $250.00

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