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Whitman, Walt (1819-1892), Leaves of Grass, Philadelphia: David McKay, 1919, with autograph signed c...

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2483
Lot:
206
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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2483
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 15, 2009 11:00AM

Description:

Whitman, Walt (1819-1892) Leaves of Grass. Including Sands at Seventy, Good-Bye my Fancy, a Backward Glance o'er Travel'd Roads, and Portrait from Life. Philadelphia: David McKay, [1919].
A check drawn on the National State Bank of Camden, dated Nov. 2, 1887, for thirty dollars and no payee, signed by Whitman pasted inside the front board, in dark green publisher's cloth and gilt lettered spine, rubbed, a bit shaken, boards worn, the check with tears in the center, and a little brown discoloration from the glue.
Estimate $500-700

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Whitman, Philadelphia, David McKay, Leaves of Grass, American poets, Brooklyn Eagle, McKay, Walt Whitman

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