Franklin Center, Pennsylvania: The Franklin Library, 1976. Roland Descombes. The 100 Greatest Masterpieces of American Literature / a limited edition collection. Gilt-stamped leather. 8vo (8 1/4" x 5 3/4" x 1")', full red leather with all edges protected with .22k gold foil, 3 raised bands, gilt tooling to the spine and boards with red silk-moiré end-papers & red ribbon page-marker; Illustrated with 8 full-page B&W plates by Roland Descombes ; a fine volume in Franklin Library's "The 100 Greatest Masterpieces of American Literature," 245 pages. Weight: 1 lb. 3 oz. Very Fine / None. Item #8988
Very Fine leather-bound copy of an attractively illustrated edition of this classic about a soldier's dangers faced during the Civil War.
Roland Descombes is a professional artist. He often works in digital art (Giclée).
Stephen Crane (1871 – 1900) was an American poet, novelist, and short story writer. He is recognized by modern critics as one of the most innovative writers of his generation. The Red Badge of Courageb has become an American classic.
EXCEPTIONAL CONDITION: internally tight, clean, bright. No previous owner markings.