LEAVES OF GRASS

Whitman, Walt

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Price: $1,750.00


Place Published: Boston
Publisher: Thayer and Eldridge
Date Published: 1860-61
Edition: Third Edition
Book Id: 3154

Description

Presumed third (first unauthorized) printing [1880]. Octavo (19.25cm); Myerson's Binding A, in deep purplish-red pebble-grain cloth, with titling and decorations stamped in gilt and in blind to spine and front covers; pale yellow endpapers; frontispiece portrait of Whitman is in Form 3 (priority undetermined), signed in plate "S A Schoff" on plain white background; iv,5-456,[2]pp; illus. Pinpoint wear to spine ends, subtle toning to title page (from attendant tissue guard), else a fresh, Fine copy, with the spine gilt quite vibrant, and without fading to the cloth.

Comments

An exceptional copy of Whitman's most enduring work. Myerson A2.3.c.


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