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Leaves of grass

Whitman, Walt,
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Online; Book; EBook
Description
456 p. port. 20 cm.
Published
Boston, Thayer and Eldridge, year 85 of the States, (1860-61)
Notes
Third edition, 1st issue. Under copyright notice is printed: Electrotyped at the Boston Stereotype Foundry. Printed by George C. Rand. & Avery.
Local Notes
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Copy 1: Barrett Coll. Paper back Sunday Currier review copy. Inscription on cover: "Sunday Currier." Gift of C.W. Barrett.
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Copy 2: green cloth, title and butterfly design on backstrip, a blind-stamped symbolical ornament with Leaves of grass on cover. Tunstall fund.
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Copy 3: Barrett Coll. Green cloth, title and butterfly design on backstrip, a blind-stamped symbolical ornament with Leaves of grass on cover. Inscription: "Helen Goodloe Allen" followed by quotation from Longfellow. Gift of C.W. Barrett.
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Copy 4: Barrett Coll. Orange cloth, heavy embossing in wavy vertical lines; title and butterfly design on backstrip, a blind-stamped symbolical ornament with Leaves of grass on cover. Inscription: "T.P. Simmons, Plymouth, Mass. Oct. 17/60 to Sarah A. Swift." "Walt Whitman on Grant;" clipping tipped in. Gift of C.W. Barrett.
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Copy 5: Barrett Coll. Same binding without ornament and title on cover. Inscription: "R.P. Barnard April 1865." Gift of C.W. Barrett.
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Copy 6: Barrett Coll. Paper back edition in slip case. Advance issue - in ms. on slip case. Gift of C.W. Barrett.
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Copy 7: Barrett Coll. Dark brown cloth title and butterfly design on backstrip, a blind-stamoed symbolical ornament with Leaves of grass on cover. Gift of C.W. Barrett.
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