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Whitman, Walt 

Leaves of Grass: Including Sands at Seventy, Good Bye my Fancy, Old Age Echoes, and A Backward Glance O'er Travel'd Roads 

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Title

Whitman, Walt 

Leaves of Grass: Including Sands at Seventy, Good Bye my Fancy, Old Age Echoes, and A Backward Glance O'er Travel'd Roads 

Subject

Whitman, Walt

Description

Inside front cover bears the inscription "'Who can stray from me? I follow you whoever you are from the present hour.' Washington April 1898," which Ramsden attributes to Walter Berry. Book appears to be in delicate condition, with water stains throughout. Features portrait of Walt Whitman in 1890, facing the title page. Lithograph of a young Walt Whitman between pages 28 and 29. Between pages 404 and 405, there is what appears to be a reproduction of a handwritten letter by Walt Whitman. Missing scan of pages 336-337. Several poems bear tick marks in the table of contents and throught the text. 

Ticks and marks found on pages 1-5, 8, 10, 15-17, 21-25, 28-34, 38, 42-47, 49-50, 52-55, 57-60, 62, 65-66, 68-72, 74-78, 82, 87, 88, 92, 101, 105, 110, 115, 119, 121-122, 125-128, 138, 142, 144, 147, 149, 151-153, 158-159, 166, 168, 176-181, 183-187, 189-190, 192, 197,  200-205, 207, 209, 211, 214, 216-217, 219, 222, 238, 242-244, 252, 255-257, 259-260, 265-273, 275, 277-279, 282, 284-288, 296-297, 300, 316, 318, 320-323, 333-334, 338, 340, 342-344, 351, 353-354, 357, 361-364, 369-370, 373-376, 378-380, 382, 3854, 389-390, 394, 396, 400, 403, 409, 416, 421-422, 425, 427-428, 433, 435-437, 440, 442-444.

Source

[LE & PC]

Publisher

Small, Maynard, & Co. (Boston)

Date

(1855) 1897

Language

English

Identifier

2005_047_1530

Files

Citation

“Whitman, Walt 
Leaves of Grass: Including Sands at Seventy, Good Bye my Fancy, Old Age Echoes, and A Backward Glance O'er Travel'd Roads ,” EWL, accessed July 23, 2024, http://edithwhartonslibrary.org/dir/items/show/2088.