Leaves of Grass with Autobiography by Walt Whitman (1900) hardcover book

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Walt Whitman - Leaves of Grass with Autobiography: Including a Facsimile Autobiography Variorum Readings of the Poems and a Department of Gathered Leaves

Philadelphia: David McKay, 1900. First thus of later edition. Hardcover. 8vo. Green boards with gold gilt lettering. No dust jacket. 526pp. Fair to Poor condition. Previous owner inscription and annotations to the front pastedown and endpaper as well as to the publication page. Rubbed edges of boards. Scuffing, rubbing, and dings to outer boards (see photos). Cracked inner hinges. Some staining and discoloration to pages of the text.Fold-out facsimile of Whitman's autobiography. A well-loved, but sturdy copy of the classic book.

A seminal book in American poetry and autobiography.

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