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WHITMAN, Walt.

The Complete Writings.

Availability: In stock

Published: New York and London G. P. Putnam's Sons [and] The Knickerbocker Press, 1902

Stock Code: 117980

£9,750
OR On display in 43 Dover Street

Notes

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 -- / send two impressions. / Walt Whitman / the bundle of presses came right - thanks," dated February 8, 1890. With a loosely inserted bookplate 'From the library of Sylvester Stallone.'

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Description

10 volumes, large octavo (237 x 168 mm). Contemporary red morocco, titles to spines gilt, single rule to boards gilt, twin rule to turn-ins gilt, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt, others untrimmed.

Illustrations

Colour frontispieces and 3 additional plates with printed tissues in red to each volume.

Condition

Bookplate to front pastedowns, some occasional mild foxing throughout, spines a little darkened and boards a little marked, an excellent set.

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