80. Crane (Stephen) The Red Badge of Courage, first edition, first issue, original decorative cloth, top edge yellow, a few small patches of fading, but overall a near-fine copy, tight, with bright, unfaded lettering, 8vo, New York, 1895.
est. £1500 – £2000
A superb copy of one of the great American novels of the age. The first issue is on laid paper with a yellow top edge and no mention of The Red Badge of Courage in the advertisements.