The Red Badge of Courage
A Facsimile Edition of the Manuscript (Two volumes)
Published in 1895, this famous novel by Stephen Crane (1871-1900) describes a young soldier embroiled in the American Civil War. It quickly became renowned for its realism and psychological insight and is now a classic of American literature. This edition presents a photographic facsimile of Crane's manuscript, with drafts and a discarded chapter (Vol II), accompanied by an introduction to its history and publication and a full listing of alterations (Vol I). Bound in red linen and slip-cased.