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|Additional Physical Format:||(DLC) 03023702|
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|Notes:||First edition: Brooklyn, 1855.
Lettered on cover: "Leaves of grass", followed in gold by author's name and a quotation from one of Emerson's letters: I greet you at the beginning of a great career R W Emerson.
"Leaves-droppings". Emerson's letter of July 21, 1855, with Whitman's reply of Aug. 1856, and press notices of the 1855 edition: p. -384.
"This volume was published by Fowler & Wells, N.Y., though their names do not appear on the title page. On account of criticism, this firm abandoned the sale. But few copies were sold." cf. Bibliog. of Whitman, by O.L. Triggs (in "The complete writings of Walt Whitman". Prose works, v. 7).
Master microform held by: ResP.
|Reproduction Notes:||Microfilm. Woodbridge, Conn. : Research Publications, 1977. 1 microfilm reel ; 35 mm. (American Poetry, 1609-1900. Segment III ; no. 3323).|
|Description:||384 pages : (portrait) ; 17 cm|
|Series Title:||American Poetry, 1609-1900., Segment III ;, no. 3323.|