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    Walt Whitman. The Complete Writings of Walt Whitman. New York and London: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1902. Paumanok edition, limited to 300 sets, this out of series with a star sticker affixed to the number line, hand-written post card from Whitman inlaid, addressed to Melville Phillips: "Don't fail to let me see / proofs beforehand -- / send two impressions. / Walt Whitman / the bundle of presses came right - thanks," dated February 8, [18]90. Ten octavo volumes. Illustrated, frontispieces with twenty-eight additional illustrated plates with captioned tissue guards and one facsimile manuscript leaf on folding plate inserted throughout. Contemporary red levant morocco, ruled in gilt, spine lettered in gilt with five raised bands; board edges and turn-ins ruled in gilt; top edge gilt, others untrimmed; marbled endpapers. Some boards only slightly bowed with some trace soiling, rubbing or wear. Faint marginal foxing. Bookplates. A beautiful, near fine set. From the library of Sylvester Stallone.

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