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Leaves of grass.

Author: Walt Whitman; Fowler & Wells,
Publisher: Brooklyn, N.Y. : [The author], 1856.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : [2nd ed.]View all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Walt Whitman; Fowler & Wells,
OCLC Number: 187627020
Notes: Publisher from bookseller's advertisement on last page.
Edition from Feinberg.
On spine: "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. [343]-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."--Bibliog. of Whitman by.
O.L. Triggs (in "The complete writings of Walt Whitman." Prose works v. 7).
First edition Brooklyn, 1855. Second edition.
Description: iv, [1], 6-384, [1] p., [1] leaf of plates : port. ; 17 cm.

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