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WHITMAN, Walt.

Leaves of Grass.

Comprising all the poems, following the arrangement of the edition of 1891-2.

San Francisco, Printed by Edwin and Robert Grabhorn for Random House, 1930 Stock Code: 138793
£3,000.00

A superb American edition of the great American poem

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Notes

First Grabhorn Press edition, number 371 of 400 copies. The largest undertaking of the Grabhorn Press, arguably their finest production, and one of the great examples of American fine printing, using as its text Whitman's final edition of Leaves of Grass, published shortly before his death.

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Description

Folio. Original red half morocco, spine lettered in blind, wooden boards, wood-patterned endpapers, top edge trimmed, others uncut.

Illustrations

With woodcuts in the text by Valenti Angelo.

Condition

Spine very lightly sunned, trivial rubbing, very minor running stain to fore edge of first few leaves, contents otherwise clean. An excellent copy.

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