“A Book of Americans” is a collection of poems concerning important figures in early American history, written by Stephen Vincent Benét. This volume is highly recommended by poetry lovers with an interest in American history, and it is not to be missed by collectors of vintage literature of this ilk. Contents include: “John Quincy Adams”, “Andrew Jackson”, “Zachary Taylor”, “John James Audubon”, “Nancy Hanks”, “Daniel Boone”, “Crawford Long and William Morton”, “Sam Houston”, “Western Wagons”, “Clipper Ships and Captains”, “James Buchanan”, “Crazy Horse”, “Stonewall Jackson”, “Abraham Lincoln”, etc. Many vintage books such as this are becoming increasingly scarce and expensive. It is with this in mind that we are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition complete with a specially commissioned new introduction.