New York Toronto: Rinehart and Company, Inc., 1954. Fritz Kredel and Warren Chappell. First Illustrated Edition. Cloth and boards. 4to, blue-black cloth with gold spine lettering over speckled gray boards with a bugler on horseback stamped on the front cover, profusely illustrated with B&W sketches by Fritz Kredel and Warren Chappell, Mylar-protected pictorial dust jacket (unclipped) with sketch of Confederate and Union flags and weaponry, xvi + 368 pages. Very Fine / Very Fine. Item #1436
An outstanding and handsomely illustrated edition of Stephen Vincent Benét's Pulitzer Prize-winning evocative poem about John Brown, the evils of slavery, and the Civil War.
Fritz Kredel executed the decorations and beginning full page black and white illustrations, while Warren Chappell created line renderings of photographs by Matthew Brady and others thoughout the text.