John Brown's Body. Stephen Vincent Benét.

John Brown's Body

Garden City: Doubleday, Doran and, 1929. Later printing. Hardcover. 375pp. Octavo [20.4cm]. 1/4 dark blue leather and blue cloth over boards. Spine has five raised bands and is gecorated with stamped gold. Rubbed and bumped at extremeties with underlying boards showing. Text block severely cracked at the beginning, page 27, and the end. Marble paper end sheets toned at extremeties. Good. Item #58514

John Brown's Body is an American epic poem written by Stephen Vincent Benét that covers the history of the US civil war. Its title references the radical abolitionist John Brown, who raided the federal armory at Harpers Ferry in Virginia in October 1859.

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