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WHITMAN, WALT | Leaves of Grass Imprints. Boston: Thayer and Eldridge, 1860

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June 21, 08:17 PM GMT

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WHITMAN, WALT

Leaves of Grass Imprints. Boston: Thayer and Eldridge, 1860


Small 8vo (147 x 97 mm). Frontispiece portrait. Later marbled calf ruled in gilt with red spine label. Original printed wrappers bound in. Internally fine.


Thayer and Eldrige, publishers of the 1860 Leaves of Grass, issued this as an advertisement for that edition, reprinting reviews including three Whitman penned himself. He also served as editor. A scarce title, especially in this condition.


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