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Complete Poems & Prose of Walt Whitman 1855 ... 1888. Authenticated & Personal Book (handled by W.W.) ... Portraits from Life ... Autograph.

pp. PORTRAIT TITLE, (i) Note at Beginning, (i) blank, (i) Leaves of Grass - nine-line verse with signature below, (i) LIMITATION statement in red ink - 'Edition Six Hundred Number One Hundred and Seven', (i) Contents, 4-382, vi, (7)-374 Specimen Days & Collect, 140 November Boughs, 2 Note at End. Engraved portrait of Whitman as a young man facing p.29 Song of Myself in Leaves of Grass, photographic portrait at 70 years old to face title of November Boughs. Contemporary half calf and marbled boards and end-papers, spine edges rubbed, a strip of fading [about one inch] along the top of the boards and spine, in other ways, a very good copy.

*See JACOB SCHWARZ 1100 Obscure Points, page 94 - 'Half cloth. Marbled sides......... A few copies were bound in half leather and some in full grey buckram.'

Ferguson Bros. & Co. Printers. Philadelphia.

Date Published: [1888].

Stock No. 61344

Price: 6,750.00