11-13-2011 11-13-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2571B Boston
November 13, 2011 11:00 AMCalender
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Whitman, Walt (1819-1892), Leaves of Grass, Philadelphia: David McKay, 1919, with autograph signed check laid onto front pastedown, ...

 
Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 2571B Location: Boston Date / Time: November 13, 2011 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

Keywords

Whitman, David McKay, Philadelphia, Leaves of Grass