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WHITMAN, WALT | Complete Poems & Prose ... 1855–1888. Authenticated & Personal Book. [Philadelphia]: Printed for the Author by Ferguson Brothers & Co., [1888]

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WHITMAN, WALT

Complete Poems & Prose ... 1855–1888. Authenticated & Personal Book. [Philadelphia]: Printed for the Author by Ferguson Brothers & Co., [1888]


8vo (10 1/4 x 6 1/2 in.; 260 x 165 mm). Coated pictorial title-page and two other portrait plates; minor toning. original full brown cloth, spine gilt lettered, top edge gilt; some wear to edges of spine, some discoloration to endleaves. 


First collected edition of Whitman's writings, 199 of 600 copies signed by the author on the Leave of Grass title


REFERENCES

BAL 21431; Myerson A2.7.m; Wells & Goldsmith 31-32