Leaves of Grass. Reader's Edition.

By: WHITMAN, Walt.

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Reader's Edition. Including the Annexes, the Prefaces, a Backward Glance O'er Travel'd Roads, Old Age Echoes, the Excluded Poems and Fragments and the Uncollected Poems and Fragments. "This edition is the first text of Leaves of Grass to offer the whole body of Whitman's poems...The bulk of this book is an exact reproduction of Whitman's own 1892 edition, confirming to his instructions that any 'future printing should be a copy an a fac-simile'. Whitman's final text a the sections of associated poems are accompanied by generous notes on background and meaning." Pp.lviii/768, portrait colour frontispiece + 11 half-tone portrait plates. Orange cloth, dustwrapper has minor edge wear but has a removable clear protective wrap. A heavy volume which may require extra to send overseas. VG/VG.

Title: Leaves of Grass. Reader's Edition.

Author Name: WHITMAN, Walt.

Categories: POETRY,

Publisher: London: University of London Press Ltd, 1965.:

Seller ID: 46100

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