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Stephen Vincent Benet, John Brown’s Body Limited Edition, Signed

The Civil War in Verse

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Stephen Vincent Benet’s John Brown’s Body lives beside Carl Sandburg’s volumes and John Ford’s film as the perfect portrayals of Abraham Lincoln and the Civil War to Depression-era Americans.

A classic American folk-epic; a narrative of the Civil War in the form of a poem. Modern readers sometimes forget the power of inter-war masterpiece. Adapted and performed as a Broadway production in 1953.

Crack at seam (see pics); Lightly soiled boards; usual toning; slipcase reconstructed in stern brown cloth with original paper and labels; near fine; signed copy #23. A collector’s copy!

Benet, Stephen Vincent. JOHN BROWN’S BODY. Garden City: Doubleday, Doran & Co., 1928. Limited edition of 201 signed copies, 375p.

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Weight 3 lbs
Dimensions 11 × 8 × 5 in