Complete Poems and Prose, 1855-1888; Authenticated & Personal Book (Handled by W.W.); Portraits from Life; Autograph

WHITMAN, Walt

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Place Published: Philadelphia
Publisher: Ferguson Bros.
Date Published: 1888

Description: Large thick 8vo, 1/2 leather over green cloth; marbled end-papers. (Philadelphia: Ferguson Bros., 1888). Limited First Edition.

Comments: Hand-written limitation: Number 288 of 600 copies, signed by Whitman on the sectional title for "Leaves of Grass". One preliminary leaf -"Note at Beginning" is detached, and has worm-holes in the margin. From the library of Jean Hersholt, with his signed book-plate, (No. W.15)

Signed: Y
Edition: First
Binding: hardcover
Condition: good
Language: English
Type: Books

Book ID: 215383


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