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Leaves of grass

Author: Walt Whitman
Publisher: Brooklyn, N.Y. : [publisher not identified], 1856.
Edition/Format:   Book   Microform : Microfilm : Master microform : English : [2d ed.]View all editions and formats

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Additional Physical Format: (DLC) 03023702
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Walt Whitman
OCLC Number: 22946489
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. [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." cf. Bibliog. of Whitman, by O.L. Triggs (in "The complete writings of Walt Whitman". Prose works, v. 7).
Master microform held by: UnM.
Reproduction Notes: Microfilm. Ann Arbor, Mich. : University Microfilms International, [19--]. 1 microfilm reel ; 35 mm.
Description: 384 pages : (portrait) ; 17 cm


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