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JOHN BROWN'S BODY

JOHN BROWN'S BODY

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JOHN BROWN'S BODY

by BENET, Stephen Vincent

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  • Hardcover
Condition
Bookplate on the front pastedown. Spine with typical sunning. Near Fine in a Very Good slipcase with a closed split at the back
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About This Item

New York: Limited Editions Club, 1948. Hardcover. Bookplate on the front pastedown. Spine with typical sunning. Near Fine in a Very Good slipcase with a closed split at the back edge. John Steuart Curry. Tall quarto (7-1/8" x 11-1/2") bound in full rough scarlet linen with blue leather labels on spine and front cover. Designed by Francis Meynell and printed by William Rudge. Introduction by Douglas Southall Freeman. Copy #39 of 1500 numbered copies illustrated with oil paintings by John Steuart Curry, his last illustrations for a book, reproduced in offset lithography by Fretz Freres, Zurich, Switzerland. Issued unsigned as the artist died before publication.

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Bookseller
Charles Agvent US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
017776
Title
JOHN BROWN'S BODY
Author
BENET, Stephen Vincent
Illustrator
John Steuart Curry
Format/Binding
Hardcover
Book Condition
Used - Bookplate on the front pastedown. Spine with typical sunning. Near Fine in a Very Good slipcase with a closed split at the back
Quantity Available
1
Publisher
Limited Editions Club
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1948
Keywords
John Steuart Curry, Modern Poetry, Fine Press, LEC, Modern Firsts
Bookseller catalogs
Pulitzer Prize; Civil War;

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Charles Agvent

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Charles Agvent

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About Charles Agvent

We carry a diverse and select stock with major specialties including Modern and 19th Century Literary First Editions, Signed Books & Autographs (especially Presidential and Literary), and Limited Editions Club books. We have been in business since 1987 and are proud to be members of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America (ABAA) and the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers (ILAB).

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