American Historical Novels:<br>Scribner’s Catalogue 115 Revisited
- by Bruce E. McKinney
A great catalogue will be used. This one is very worn.
By Bruce McKinney
The second most expensive book is a fine copy of Stephen Crane’s Red Badge of Courage (No. 196) in its first edition, 1865, and in its original dust wrapper. This gem costs $250. Today Bauman Rare Books offers a similar, if not identical copy, for $3,000.
There are two books tying for third place at $175. One is Nathaniel Hawthorne’s Twice Told Tales (#61), the first edition in original black cloth printed in