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    Stephen Crane. War Is Kind. New York: Frederick A. Stokes, 1899. First edition.

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    Stephen Crane. War Is Kind. Drawings by Will Bradley. New York: Frederick A. Stokes, 1899. First edition in the original publisher's binding of this rare Art Nouveau-style book. Better than usually seen.

    Octavo. 96 pages. Text on gray laid paper. Publisher's full gray laid paper over boards, printed paper label on spine. Spine and extremities of binding sunned, front joint cracking (yet still solid), spine extremities bumped (gatherings visible at headcap), binding rubbed, overopened in one place in text. Still, a very good copy of this fragile item, in better condition than usually seen. "A monument of American Art Nouveau bookmaking" (Thompson, American Book Design and William Morris, p. 116).

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