The Devil and Daniel Webster

New York: Farrar & Rinehart, (1937).

Price: $100.00

Hardcover. Reprint (probably third printing). Illustrated nu Harold Dennison. A bit of wear at the crown near very good, in good third printing dustwrapper with chipping and tears mostly on the spine ends. Bookplate of Ruth Gordon and Garson Kanin on front pastedown. Benét's most famous story, one of the most anthologized stories in American literature, a wonderful New England-folktale version of *Faust*.

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The Devil and Daniel Webster. Stephen Vincent BENET.

Stephen Vincent Benet
birth name: Stephen Vincent Benet
born: 7/22/1898
died: 3/13/1943

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Poet, novelist, and writer of short stories, best known for John Brown's Body (1928), a long narrative poem on the Civil War... Benet's best-known short story, "The Devil and Daniel Webster" (1937), was the basis for a play, and opera by Douglas Moore, ad a motion picture. - Merriam-Webster's Encyclopedia of Literaturemore