BANNERS OF COURAGE: The Lives of 14 Heroic Men and Women.
Edition: First printing.
New York: Platt & Munk, (1972.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Brief biographical sketches written for older children or young adults. Includes chapters on Amelia Earhart, Winston S. Churchill, Martin Luther King, Richard E. Byrd, Rachel Carson, Chief Joseph, Anne Frank, Jacques Cousteau, William Lloyd Garrison, Susan B. Anthony, Alvin York, Joan of Arc, Heinrich Schliemann, and Alain Bombard (with this French doctor who proved that man can survive at sea with no supply of food or water, being perhaps the least known of the 14). Each chapter is preceded by a full page drawing by Huntley Brown. Wraparound dustjacket painting by Alan Leiner. 258 pp.
Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket (previous owner's name in pencil, some light wear to top edge of dj, now protected by an archival cover.)