10-30-2016 10-30-2016
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2950B Boston
October 30, 2016 11:00 AMCalender

Whitman, Walt (1819-1892) Song of a Broad Axe.

Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 2950B Location: Boston Date / Time: October 30, 2016 11:00AM


Whitman, Walt (1819-1892) Song of a Broad Axe. Philadelphia: Centaur Press, 1924. First edition in this format, large quarto, the first book printed at the Centaur Press, illustrated with woodcuts by Wharton H. Esherick (1887-1970), limited edition, copy 154 of 400, in the original dust jacket, with Esherick's bold woodcut design; some wear, binding somewhat shaken, 11 x 8 in.
Estimate $600-800

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