New York: The Modern Library, 1962. Reprint. Cloth. 12mo (7 1/4" x 5"), red cloth with black labels & gold lettering on spine and front cover, archival mylar-protected full-color pictorial dust jacket (unclipped) depicting soldiers runnng through a desolate battlefield with ruined cannon in foreground, decorative gray "Torchbearer" endpapers, publisher's black topstain to pages, xlv, [xlvi] + 266,  pages +  Ads. Fine / Near Fine. Item #4516
Stephen Crane (1871 – 1900) was an American poet, novelist, and short story writer. His novella, THE RED BADGE OF COURAGE, has become an American classic, Crane is also known for his poetry, journalism, and short stories such as "The Open Boat", "The Blue Hotel", "The Bride Comes to Yellow Sky."
SUPERIOR CONDITION: internally tight, clean, bright; externally the dj is bright with a few clean nicks to its edges. Previous owner's bookplate on free front endpaper.
Copyright states 1951. Toledano Guide (pp.165, 176) indicates a later date range of 1954-59 for the pattern on the rear panel of the dust jacket. Its internal dj number is "405,' though, which indicates a date on or about 1962.