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Specimen Days in America

By: Whitman, Walt

Price: $67.50

Seller ID: whitman,walt67.50london:walterscott,1887.seconde

London: Walter Scott, 1887. Second edition. The first English, first printing, first issue. Newly revised by the author, with fresh preface and additional note. Original cloth, printed paper label, binding B (no priority), uncut (Myerson, A11.2.a, first issue). In "The Camelot Series". Label chipped 1/4 inch at the top, paper somewhat browned. A Very Good copy. View more info

An American Primer.

By: Whitman, Walt Horace Traubel, editor.

Price: $25.00

Seller ID: whitman,walthoracetraubel,editor.25sanfrancisco:

San Francisco: City Lights Books, (1970). Second edition. Original printed wrappers, 35 pp. A facsimile of the first edition of 1904. A Fine copy. View more info

Selected Poems.

By: Whitman, Walt.

Price: $125.00

Seller ID: whitman,walt.125newyork:charlesl.webster,

New York: Charles L. Webster, 1892. First edition (Myerson C7.1.a-1). Original grey cloth, gilt lettered. Edited by Arthur Stedman. With the inserted page of McKay ads, and the McKay imprint at the foot of the spine. A Fine copy. View more info

Leaves of Grass.

By: Whitman, Walt.

Price: $350.00

Seller ID: whitman,walt.350philadelphia:reeswelsh,1882.seve

Philadelphia: Rees Welsh, 1882. Seventh edition, 4th to 7th printing (Myerson A2.7.d-g, these printings were indistinguishable). Original yellow-brown cloth, lettered and decorated in gilt, 382 pp. With the bookplate of Carolyn Wells, Whitman bibliographer (Wells and Goldsmith, 1922). Some rubbing. Front and back endpapers cracked. Spine cocked. A Good copy. View more info

Leaves of Grass.

By: Whitman, Walt.

Price: $580.00

Seller ID: whitman,walt.580washington,d.c.:(nopublisher),18

Washington, D.C.: (no publisher), 1871. Sixth edition, the first English edition, only printing (Myerson, A2.6). Recent full maroon leather, green leather label, gilt, spine decorated in gilt, new endpapers, retains the original flyleaves and front blank (a-1), leaves not cut down for re-binding - measure 7 5/8 x 4 11/16. A type facsimile of A2.5 by the English pirate John Camden Hotten. "There are different textual readings (and other changes) that distinguish it from the American edition", and Myerson quotes marginalia written by H. Buxton Forman in his copy: "This edition...purp... View more info

American Bard.

By: Whitman, Walt.

Price: $45.00

Seller ID: whitman,walt.45newyork:viking,(1982).quarterclot

New York: Viking, (1982). Quarter cloth and blue paper boards, dust jacket. The original preface to "Leaves of Grass", arranged in verse by William Everson, who signs the flyleaf. Foreword by James D. Hart. A handsome production, printed in black and red. Some light finger smudges to jacket, a Fine copy. View more info

The Book of Heavenly Death.

By: Whitman, Walt.

Price: $40.00

Seller ID: whitman,walt.40portland:thomasmosher,1905.origin

Portland: Thomas Mosher, 1905. Original paper-covered boards, printed paper label. One of 500 copies. Compiled from "Leaves of Grass" by Horace Traubel. Edges untrimmed, 102 pp. Front board dirty, cracking at hinge but holding. Offsetting where something was laid in, pp. xx-xxi. A Good, sound copy. View more info

Manuscripts, Autograph Letters, First Editions and Portraits of Walt Whitman.

By: Whitman, Walt.

Price: $55.00

Seller ID: whitman,walt.55newyork:americanartassociation,an

New York: American Art Association, Anderson Galleries, 1936. Original wrappers, facsimiles, 127 pp. preface by Christopher Morley. Auction catalogue of Dr. Richard Maurice Bucke, friend and literary executor of Whitman. An incredible collection of mostly autograph material, extensively annotated. The glue holding the portrait of Whitman to the front cover has failed, it is laid in. A Fine copy. View more info

The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine.

By: [John Muir, Josiah Royce, Walt Whitman]

Price: $50.00

Seller ID: [johnmuir,josiahroyce,waltwhitman]50v.40(newseri

V.40 (New Series V.18), May, 1890 to October, 1890. Original publisher's half-leather, gilt lettered and decorated, and cloth boards, floral endpapers. General title page and index, 960 pp. Includes seven articles on California (two on Yosemite by John Muir, one by Josiah Royce); twelve articles on Abraham Lincoln, six on the Civil War, and a poem by Walt Whitman, first appearance in print - "Twilight Song, for Unknown Buried Soldiers, North and South". A bit of wear and a few stray marks, but a Fine copy. View more info

Walt Whitman. A Selection of the Manuscripts, Books and Association Items Gathered by Charles E. Feinberg.

By: [Whitman, Walt] Feinberg, Charles E.

Price: $75.00

Seller ID: [whitman,walt]feinberg,charlese.75detroit:detroi

Detroit: Detroit Public Library, 1955. Original printed wrappers, 128 pp., illustrated. With an introduction by David C. Mearns, Chief, Manuscripts Division, The Library of Congress, where Feinberg's collection ultimately settled. A presentation copy: "To Dick Fair in appreciation of his help & advice & work in the making of this catalogue. Charles Feinberg." Richard Fair was the designer. Some soil and wear, a Very Good copy. View more info

Alias Walt Whitman.

By: [Whitman, Walt] O'Higgins, Harvey.

Price: $75.00

Seller ID: [whitman,walt]o'higgins,harvey.75newark:thecarte

Newark: The Carteret Book Club, 1930. First edition. Quarter cloth, gilt, and printed paper boards, 49 pp. One of 200 copies printed at the Georgian Press. An interesting criticism of Whitman, especially critical of his newspaper career and the self-promotion of the poetry. He does offer some praise, too, and he exerts a lot of energy issuing the opinion that Whitman was not a homosexual. Bookplate of the Zamorano Club. Spine sunned, board corners rubbed. A Very Good copy. View more info

The Letters of Anne Gilchrist and Walt Whitman.

By: [Whitman, Walt] Thomas B. Harned, editor.

Price: $80.00

Seller ID: [whitman,walt]thomasb.harned,editor.80gardencity

Garden City: Doubleday, Page, 1918. First edition (BAL 21463). Original green cloth, lettered and decorated in gilt, illustrated, 243 pp. A Fine copy. View more info