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Whitman, Walt (1819-1892) Leaves of Grass.

Auction:
3311T
Lot:
1351
Sold for:
$12,300$10,000

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3311T
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 11, 2019 12:00PM

Description:

Whitman, Walt (1819-1892) Leaves of Grass. Brooklyn, New York: [for the author by Andrew & James Rome], 1855. First edition, small folio, frontispiece engraved portrait of the author by Hollyer after the daguerreotype by Gabriel Harrison, mounted opposite the title (no tissue guard), bound in later half green morocco by MacDonald, New York; ink number to title, vertical crease to title and a number of short closed and repaired tears at the foot, fewer in the following leaf, some light water stains; blind stamp of the Mercantile Library Association of Baltimore on the fifth unnumbered page of reviews after the text; housed in a custom slip case, 11 x 7 1/2 in.
Estimate $20,000-30,000


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Keywords

Andrew & James Rome, Hollyer, Brooklyn

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