Leaves of grass.
- [2nd ed.].
- Brooklyn, New York : [The author], 1856.
iv, , 6-384,  p.,  leaf of plates : port. ; 17 cm.
- 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. -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
- Fowler and Wells, distributor.
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