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    Walt Whitman: Leaves of Grass. (Boston: Thayer and Eldridge, 1860), first edition of this printing, "Entered, according to Act of Congress, in the year 1860, by WALT WHITMAN, In the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the District of Massachusetts. Electrotyped at the Boston Stereotype Foundry. Printed by George C. Rand & Avery" on the copyright page, 456 pages, engraved frontis of Whitman, marbled endpapers, half leather binding with marbled boards, gilt titles and spine decoration, marbled page edges, 12mo (5.25" x 7.75"), Charles E. Perkins ex-libris on the inside front cover, moderate wear to leather surfaces, portion of spine label torn off affecting titles, inside front hinge broken but easily repaired, frontis and title page moderately foxed, else an early copy of this beloved work in good condition.

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    April, 2007
    16th-17th Monday-Tuesday
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