Franklin

Leaves of grass.

Author/Creator:
Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892.
Edition:
[2nd ed.].
Publication:
Brooklyn, New York : [The author], 1856.
Format/Description:
Book
iv, [1], 6-384, [1] p., [1] leaf of plates : port. ; 17 cm.
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."--Cf. Bibliog. of Whitman by.
O. L. Triggs (in "The complete writings of Walt Whitman." Prose works v. 7).
First edition Brooklyn, 1855. Second edition.
Cited in:
Feinberg, C.E. Walt Whitman 271
Contributor:
Fowler and Wells, distributor.
OCLC:
187627020
Loading...
Location Notes Your Loan Policy
Description Status Barcode Your Loan Policy