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Democratic vistas : and other papers / by Walt Whitman.

Other records:
Author/Creator:
Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892 author.
Publication:
London : Walter Scott ... ; Toronto : W.J. Gage & Co., 1888.
Manufacture:
Felling, Newcastle-on-Tyne : Printed by Walter Scott ...
Series:
Camelot series.
The Camelot series
Format/Description:
Book
[8], 175, [9] pages ; 18 cm
Subjects:
United States -- Politics and government.
Democracy.
United States -- Civilization -- 1865-1918.
Civilization
Democracy.
Politics and government
United States
Form/Genre:
Publishers' advertisements -- England -- London -- 19th century.
Place of Publication:
England London.
Canada Toronto.
England Felling.
Notes:
"Published by arrangement with the author."
Place of printing and printer's name from colophon on page 175.
"[U]ndated eight-page publisher's catalogue, with Democratic Vistas the last title listed on p. [2], bound in at the back."--Myerson.
Myerson describes 2 states of binding ("A-B"), the priority uncertain. For a full description of each, see Myerson pages 161-162.
Local notes:
Whitman Collection copy has a few manuscript notes and some marks in pencil in text; yellow paper slip with manuscript bibliographical notes in pencil laid in.
Whitman Collection copy purchased by the Penn Libraries in 1944 from Mrs. Frank Julian Sprague.
Whitman Collection copy has dated 19th-century autograph ("J.W. Wallace 14 Eagle St. Haulgh Bolton June 2/88") on front free endpaper.
Whitman Collection copy bound in Myerson binding style "B" with untrimmed fore- and tail edges. Housed in clamshell case.
Penn Provenance:
Sprague, Harriet Chapman Jones (former owner) (Whitman Collection copy)
Wallace, J. W. (James William), 1853-1926 (autograph) (Whitman Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
1888
Cited in:
Myerson, J., Walt Whitman, A 4.3.a1, pages 160-163
BAL 21429
Contributor:
Sprague, Harriet Chapman Jones, 1876-1969, former owner.
Wallace, J. W. (James William), 1853-1926, former owner.
Walter Scott Publishing Co., publisher.
W. J. Gage and Company, publisher.
Walter Scott Press, printer.
Walt Whitman Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
Mrs. Frank Julian Sprague Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
Other format:
Online version: Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892. Democratic vistas.
OCLC:
1033610
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