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WHITMAN, Walt.

Rare books by Walt Whitman, including first editions and signed first edition copies of The Leaves of Grass.

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  1. 92921comp
    Signed copies of the Centennial edition (comprising the first edition, second printing of Two Rivulets, and fifth edition, third printing, second issue of Leaves of Grass), of which around 800 and 600 copies respectively were printed. The portrait of Whitman in Two Rivulets is signed and dated by the author; the title page... Learn More
    £15,000

    Stock Code: 92921

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  2. Walt Whitman.
    First edition, first printing, of this biography of Whitman by his devotee, physician Dr. Richard Bucke. "An unconventional book, as much anthology of documents about the poet as a biography. It was also a collaboration; Whitman advised throughout, revised Bucke's text, and wrote significant portions of the book himself"... Learn More
    £350

    Stock Code: 115095

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  3. 118775
    First edition, sole printing, in BAL binding variant D (occasionally noted as a large paper variant) with the frontispiece without the caption as called for in style 1 by Myerson. 1,000 copies of this separate issue of Whitman's "annex to Leaves of Grass" were printed in May 1891. Learn More
    £750

    Stock Code: 118775

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  4. The Complete Writings.
    The Book-Lover's Camden edition, one of 500 numbered sets of which this is number 119. Learn More
    £2,250

    Stock Code: 115080

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    The Complete Writings.

    New York and London: 1902

    Paumanok edition. Limited to 300 numbered sets printed on Ruisdael handmade paper and signed by the publisher; this particular set from a series with a star sticker affixed to the number line. With inlaid hand-written post card from Whitman addressed to Melville Phillips: "Don't fail to let me see / proofs beforehand --... Learn More
    £9,750

    Stock Code: 117980

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