WHITMAN, WALT | A Group of Three Titles
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WHITMAN, WALT | A Group of Three Titles

Estimate: 800 - 1,200 USD

WHITMAN, WALT | A Group of Three Titles

Estimate: 800 - 1,200 USD

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WHITMAN, WALT

A Group of Three Titles


Leaves of Grass. Philadelphia: David McKay, 1891-1892. 8vo. Engraved portrait of Whitman; some toning. Original full green cloth, spine gilt lettered, top edge gilt; front pastedown cracked at joint. "Death Bed Edition." BAL 21441 — Calmus: A Series of Letters Written During the Years 1868-1880 by Walt Whitman to a Young Friend (Peter Doyle). Boston: Laurens Maynard, 1892. 8vo. Frontispiece; some toning, title cleanly detached. Original full green cloth, spine gilt lettered; some wrinkling to cloth, corner bumped, some wear to head and tail of spine. First edition, second printing. BAL 21446 — The Wound Dresser. Boston: Small, Maynard & Company, 1898. 8vo. Half-title, frontispiece portrait, woodcut publisher's device to title. Original full read cloth, paper label to spine; wear to head and tail of spine, chips to label. First edition, number 31 of 60 copies signed by the editor. BAL 21448. John Quinn (bookplate to front pastedown )


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