[Item #51352] War is Kind. Stephen CRANE, Will Bradley, design.

War is Kind

New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1899. First Edition. Octavo (21.5cm); black and gray illustrated paper-covered boards, with title label at upper spine; 96,[2]pp; illus. Gentle sunning to spine and upper rear cover, light wear to spine ends and board corners, with minute board exposure to lower corners, a few tiny stains to lower front cover, and a tiny, vintage booksellers ticket to lower rear pastedown; hinges sound, and clean throughout; Very Good+.

Attractive copy of this masterpiece of Art Nouveau book design and a key Will Bradley work. The title poem remains Crane's most searing indictment of war, condensing the spirit of The Red Badge of Courage into a work of 32 lines. BAL 4083.

Price: $850.00

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