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WHITMAN, Walt & William Everson

Published by Viking Press, New York (1982)

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Item Description: Viking Press, New York, 1982. First Edition. First Edition, signed by Everson on the half-title. Quarter cloth over boards (hardcover); 35pp; title page and chapter head designs after woodcuts by Everson. A fine copy. Bookseller Inventory # q001807

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Whitman, Walt

Published by Everyman's Library (Dent/Dutton), GB (1947)

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Item Description: Everyman's Library (Dent/Dutton), GB, 1947. Hardback. Book Condition: nrFine. Dust Jacket Condition: VG- DW. 1st Thus. Green cloth lettered in gold on spine (no decoration). Green "Poetry" DW has black and white "rosette" signed ER on front cover. Rear cover states "OVER 980 VOLUMES". February 1948 catalogue. Clean Dw has minor loss at top of spine (not affecting lettering). Bookseller Inventory # EveryH 0573

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Whitman,Walt:

Published by Illustrated Modern Library 1944 (1944)

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Item Description: Illustrated Modern Library 1944, 1944. Illustrated by Boardman Robinson about FINE in VG slip case with an edge crack. INSCRIBED & SIGNED BY ROBINSON. UNION. Signed by Author(s). Bookseller Inventory # itavll7527

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Whitman, Walt; Cava, Paul (illus.)

Published by edition Galerie Vevais 2005-10-01 (2005)

ISBN 10: 3936165440 ISBN 13: 9783936165449

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Item Description: edition Galerie Vevais 2005-10-01, 2005. Oversized Paperback. Book, 176 pp Very good condition. Inscribed by the artist Paul Cava. Text in English and German. Minor wear to extremities. ISBN: 3936165440. Bookseller Inventory # 1116609

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Whitman, Walt; Cava, Paul

Published by Edition Galerie Velais (2005)

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Item Description: Edition Galerie Velais, 2005. Soft cover. Book Condition: New. 1st Edition. Offered here SIGNED by Paul Cava and in AS NEW condition is the softcover edition of "Children of Adam from Leaves of Grass," published in 2005 by Edition Galerie Vevais. This is a softcover volume with pictorial cover featuring double gatefolds with flaps. The book measures 11.25 x 12.25 inches and contains numerous reproductions in 176 pages. Photographer Paul Cava has chosen the Children of Adam poem cycle from Leaves of Grass to illustrate with his multimedia images. Cava combines his own and found photos which he manipulates and combines with drawing, painting, and collage to achieve a spiritual unity with Whitman's poetry. Cava assembled the book with the technical and scholarly guidance of Whitman scholars Professor Ed Folsom and Professor Walter Grünzweig; it also features essays in English and German by John Wood, Arden Kass, and Alexander Scholz. This softcover edition was limited to a printing of 700 copies, and this is a rare signed copy. From the Publisher: "The 'Children of Adam' cycle from Leaves of Grass is a hymn of hope for a young and innocent America. It is an anthem for a democratic America and a free world- as well as an unabashed polemic for a shame-free physical and procreative life. This book presents the controversial cluster of poems in a totally original and honest way- each of the 16 poems stands alone on its beautifully designed page, leaving space for a complex relationship to develop between the sexual and spiritual nuances of the artwork and poetry.". Signed by Author(s). Bookseller Inventory # PCWW-COAS-abe

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Published by The Viking Press, New York (1982)

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Item Description: The Viking Press, New York, 1982. Whitman, Walt (illustrator). 4to. cloth-backed boards, dust jacket. (ii), 35, (4) pages. Reprint of a limited edition originally published by the Lime Kiln Press. This copy has been signed by Everson on the logo leaf. cloth-backed boards, dust jacket. Bookseller Inventory # 123388

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Whitman, Walt and Everson, William

Published by Viking Pr, New York, New York, U.S.A. (1982)

ISBN 10: 0670117064 ISBN 13: 9780670117062

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Item Description: Viking Pr, New York, New York, U.S.A., 1982. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. William Everson (illustrator). First Edition. SIGNED BY WILLIAM EVERSON. Signed by Artist. Bookseller Inventory # 00030753

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Whitman, Walt and Everson, William

Published by Viking Pr, New York, New York, U.S.A. (1982)

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Item Description: Viking Pr, New York, New York, U.S.A., 1982. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. William Everson (illustrator). First Edition. Inscribed and autographed by William Everson. Signed by Artist. Bookseller Inventory # 00030754

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Whitman, Walt; Daniel, Lewis C.(illustrator)

Published by Doubleday Doran (1940)

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Item Description: Doubleday Doran, 1940. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fair. No Jacket. inscribed by Lewis C. Daniel. buckram is sunned. back-strip is beginning to separate from spine and edges and corners are fairly heavily rubbed. pages lightly toned. some reading. unmarked. binding is firm and the book is square and solid. as is. Inscribed by Author(s). Bookseller Inventory # 4419020

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Whitman, Walt. Harold W. Blodgett, introduction and notes. Charles E. Feinberg, foreword

Published by Southern Illinois University Press, Carbondale (1959)

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Item Description: Southern Illinois University Press, Carbondale, 1959. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near fine slipcase. First Edition. Fine in cloth-covered boards and very good glassine dust jacket and near fine slipcase with light rubbing. The glassine is split partially along one of the folds and has edgewear on the bottom edge. One of 500 numbered copies signed by Charles Feinberg. Signed by Editor. Bookseller Inventory # b30307

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Item Description: Southern Illinois University Press, 1959. Hardcover. Number 86 of 500 signed by Charles Feinberg, 41pp. Very good plus condition with text clean & binding tight / lightly soiled slipcase. Bookseller Inventory # 189836

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Whitman, Walt

Published by Crowell, New York (1933)

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Item Description: Crowell, New York, 1933. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Charles Cullen (illustrator). 1st Thus. Quarto. Inscribed by the illustrator, Charles Cullen, "to_________ My original model and one of my dearest & oldest friends from Charles Cullen. This is a copy of the first edition." Cullen's 20 full-page plates and numerous text drawings are quite spectacular. In addition, a bookplate of the former owner, Cullen's "original model," is laid in, and this very attractive bookplate is also by Cullen. Inscribed by Illustrator(s). Bookseller Inventory # 016040

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Walt Whitman

Published by Limited Editions Club, Mt. Vernon, N.Y. (1929)

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Item Description: Limited Editions Club, Mt. Vernon, N.Y., 1929. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Frederic Warde (designer) (illustrator). Limited and Numbered. This is the 2nd book issued by the Limited Editions Club. It is number 789 of a limited edition of 1,500. Sorry, no slipcase. Signed by Illustrator(s). Bookseller Inventory # 000291

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WHITMAN, Walt

Published by Limited Editions Club, New York (1929)

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Item Description: Limited Editions Club, New York, 1929. Hardcover. Quarto (7-1/2" x 11-3/4") bound in decorated green cloth. Illustrated with a portrait of Whitman reproduced from the original wet-plate negative taken in 1876 by Frank Pearsall of Brooklyn as well as a facsimile of a page in the copy of the first edition of LEAVES OF GRASS owned and annotated by Whitman. The second book published by The Limited Editions Club. Introduction by Carolyn Wells, printed by William Edwin Rudge, and designed by Frederic Warde. Copy #509 of 1500 SIGNED by the designer on the colophon page. Monthly Letter laid in. Near Fine, lacking the slipcase. Bookseller Inventory # 017608

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Item Description: Franklin Library 1977-1984, Franklin Center, Penn., 1977. Hardcover. Book Condition: vg. Limited edition. Collection of 10 titlees from the Franklin Library's "The 100 Greatest Masterpieces of American Literature" series: - 1) Jack London: The Call of the Wild (1977). Quarto. [8], 157pp. Original gilt stamped leather, with gold lettering on spine. Raised bands. All edges gilt. Moire endpapers. Ribbon marker. Frontispiece. Buck, a sturdy crossbreed canine (half St. Bernard, half Shepard), is a dog born to luxury and raised in a sheltered Californian home. But then he is kidnapped and sold to be a sled dog in the harsh and frozen Yukon Territory. Passed from master to master, Buck embarks on an extraordinary journey, proving his unbreakable spirit. First published in 1903, "The Call of the Wild" is regarded as Jack London's masterpiece. Based on London's experiences as a gold prospector in the Canadian wilderness and his ideas about nature and the struggle for existence, "The Call of the Wild" is a tale about unbreakable spirit and the fight for survival in the frozen Alaskan Klondike. Illustrated by David J. Passalacqua. Binding and interior in fine condition. - 2) Sinclair Lewis: Main Street (1978). Quarto. 443, [1]pp. Original gilt stamped leather, with gold lettering on spine. Raised bands. All edges gilt. Moire endpapers. Ribbon marker. Illustrated title page. "Main Street," the story of an idealistic young woman's attempts to reform her small town, brought Lewis immediate acclaim when it was published in 1920. It remains one of the essential texts of the American scene. Lewis Mumford observed: "In Main Street an American had at last written of our life with something of the intellectual rigor and critical detachment that had seemed so cruel and unjustified [in Charles Dickens and Matthew Arnold]. Young people had grown up in this environment, suffocated, stultified, helpless, but unable to find any reason for their spiritual discomfort. Mr. Lewis released them." Illustrated by Hal Ashmead. Binding and interior in fine condition. - 3) Robert Penn Warren: All the King's Men (1979). Quarto. 522, [2]pp. Original gilt stamped leather, with gold lettering on spine. Raised bands. All edges gilt. Moire endpapers. Ribbon marker. More than just a classic political novel, Warren’s tale of power and corruption in the Depression-era South is a sustained meditation on the unforeseen consequences of every human act, the vexing connectedness of all people and the possibility—it’s not much of one—of goodness in a sinful world. Willie Stark, Warren’s lightly disguised version of Huey Long, the onetime Louisiana strongman/governor, begins as a genuine tribune of the people and ends as a murderous populist demagogue. Jack Burden is his press agent, who carries out the boss’s orders, first without objection, then in the face of his own increasingly troubled conscience. And the politics? For Warren, that’s simply the arena most likely to prove that man is a fallen creature. Which it does. Illustrated by Richard Krepel. Binding and interior in fine condition. - 4) Thomas Paine: Common Sense - The American Crisis - The Age of Reason (1979). Quarto. [10], 385, [1]pp. Original gilt stamped leather, with gold lettering on spine. Raised bands. All edges gilt. Moire endpapers. Ribbon marker. - Thomas Paine has a claim to the title The Father of the American Revolution because of "Common Sense," the pro-independence monograph pamphlet he anonymously published on January 10, 1776; signed "Written by an Englishman", the pamphlet became an immediate success. It quickly spread among the literate, and, in three months, 100,000 copies (estimated 500,000 total including unauthorized editions sold during the course of the Revolution) sold throughout the American British colonies (with only two million free inhabitants), making it the best-selling American title of the period. Paine's original title for the pamphlet was Plain Truth; Paine's friend, pro-independence advocate Benjamin Rush, suggested "Common Sense" instead. The pamphlet came into circulation in Janua. Bookseller Inventory # 38852

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Whitman, Walt

Published by The Heritage Press / Nonesuch Press, New York / London (1936)

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Item Description: The Heritage Press / Nonesuch Press, New York / London, 1936. Green Morocco, Gilt. Book Condition: Near Fine. Color Frontispiece and Many B/W Illustrations By Rockwell Kent (illustrator). First Edition Thus. 9 1/8" Tall. One Of 1000 Copies Of This Special Edition, Bound In Morocco And Signed In Ink By Kent On The Colophon. No Marks Or Names, Hinges Tight, A Few Tan Spots To Top And Foredge Of Page Block Without Interior Damage. All Gilt Present And Brilliant,; Color Professionally Restored At Tips And Top Of Spine And 1/8" Of Adjacent Top Of Boards. This Is The Heritage Press Binding With "Heritage" At Base Of Spine; No Comparable Limited Editions Club Issue; The Lec Did A Different Edition With Edward Weston Photographs, Designed By Macy Himself, Not Utilizing Armitage's Great Designs, And Using Macy's Designs Which Reportedly Actually Made Weston Ill. Signed by Illustrator(s). Bookseller Inventory # 021300

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Whitman, Walt [Edward Weston]

Published by Limited Editions Club, New York (1942)

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Item Description: Limited Editions Club, New York, 1942. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very good. Weston, Edward (illustrator). Two volumes, illustrated with photographs by Edward Weston. Limited edition, this copy 800 of 1,500. SIGNED by Weston on the volume II colophon. Introduction by Mark Van Doren. Bound in decorative papers depicting a Weston photograph of grasses; leather block on spines with title and author. Mylar dust jackets, but lacking slipcase. All edges of boards and spines significantly worn, slight foxing on page edges, but overall a very good copy with no internal foxing, marks, stamps, names or plates. Despite its size and weight, NO additional postage necessary for media mail. Domestic shipping includes tracking and insurance. Shipped in a box, not a padded envelope. Signed by illustrator. Bookseller Inventory # 2145

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WHITMAN, Walt (1819-1892)

Published by Rees Welsh & Co., No. 23 South Ninth Street, Philadelphia (1882)

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Item Description: Rees Welsh & Co., No. 23 South Ninth Street, Philadelphia, 1882. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine. First Edition thus. First Philadelphia Edition, first issue, with advertisement for Leaves of Grass and Specimen Days and Collect tipped in at front fly leaf (as the Harvard copy). 8vo: 382pp, portrait of Whitman inserted following p. 28. Publisher's finely woven mustard-yellow cloth, spine and upper cover lettered and decorated in gilt, mottled blue vein-pattern end papers. An excellent copy, about Near Fine, dust-soiled top edge, cloth lightly rubbed in places, spine gilt dulled (but completely legible), spine tips perhaps rebuilt (though skillfully so), contents clean and unmarked, pages lightly toned. BAL 21419. Myerson A2.7.d. Grolier American 100, 67. "Leaves of Grass ultimately went through six entirely different editions, and each edition had multiple issues, often with different bindings, different paper size, different cover designs, and different configurations of contents. . . . [as Whitman] altered the arrangement and number of poems, shifted titles and typefaces, and kept Leaves of Grass a shifting series of quite different texts—each one responding to a particular biographical and cultural moment—instead of a single book. . . . Each edition of Leaves is essentially a different book, not just another version of the same book." In June, 1882, Whitman signed an agreement with the Philadelphia publisher Rees Welsh & Co. to bring out Leaves using the Osgood plates of the sixth, banned edition. (On March 1, the District Attorney of Boston had advised James R. Osgood & Co. that Leaves of Grass fell "within the provisions of the Public Statutes respecting obscene literature" and advised Osgood to "withdraw" and "suppress" the book. Osgood asked Whitman to expunge the offending passages; Whitman, of course, by and large, refused, and Osgood "decline[d] to further circulate the book.") "Whitman's name appears twice on the binding, once in a gold stamped framed facsimile autograph on the front cover, and again on the spine, where the name forms the very ground of the 'Leaves of Grass' that appear above his name in both words and visual emblems, as if the leaves are literally growing from Walt Whitman. . . . And on down the spine is Whitman's beloved hand and butterfly emblem, now with the butterfly-soul appearing on the verge of taking leave of the body-hand: Whitman, still suffering the aftereffects of a stroke, was now convinced his life was near its end. The odd yellowish-olive cast of the cover cloth suggests autumn now instead of the summer-green of the early editions, and the tall grass on the spine looks like hay ready for the harvest. . . . Whitman never again created a new edition of Leaves, though he did add two 'annexes' and repackaged the book in different ways." (Folsom, Whitman Making Books/Books Making Whitman) Note: With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition, carefully preserved in archival, removable polypropylene sleeves. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed. Bookseller Inventory # BB1199

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Whitman, Walt with Photographs by Edward Weston

Published by The Limited Editions Club, New York (1942)

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Item Description: The Limited Editions Club, New York, 1942. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good +. First edition thus. 4to. Two volume set of matching books in original hard slipcase with paper label at spine. Introduction by Mark Van Doren. With photographs especially commissioned for this edition by Edward Weston. Hand-numbered copy 253 and SIGNED by Weston at the end of Volume II. Includes The Monthly Letter of The Limited Editions Club, a four page booklet. Small amount of chipping to spine of Volume I else a very handsome set of books. Clean and unmarked. The original hard slipcase shows some expected small chips to the paper label, else an unblemished copy. A beautifully made edition of Whitman's classic of 19th century poetic vision. Bookseller Inventory # 20207

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Whitman, Walt

Published by Thomas Bird Mosher, Portland, Maine (1919)

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Item Description: Thomas Bird Mosher, Portland, Maine, 1919. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Very Good to Near Fine. Facsimile. One of 50 numbered copies on Japan vellum, signed by Thomas Bird Mosher. Nice copy in very good+ to near fine. Has prior owner's gift inscription and bookplater. Large or heavy book and may require extra postage. No AMAZON international order on this title. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Signed by Publisher. Limited to 50. Bookseller Inventory # 022255

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Whitman, Walt

Published by Limited Editions Club, New York (1942)

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Item Description: Limited Editions Club, New York, 1942. Weston, Edward (illustrator). First edition thus. 2 vols., 4tos, xxix + 264pp + index; original decorative boards with leather spine labels; slipcase Limited to 1500 copies, signed by Weston at the colophon in Volume 2. The 49 photographs by Weston were specially commissioned for this publication, for which he conducted an "extensive tour of democratic America." Spine ends show some wear, otherwise fine in original plastic jackets (reinforced with cellotape), and rubbed slipcase, worn at upper joints. Bookseller Inventory # 204172

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WHITMAN, Walt (Edward WESTON)

Published by Limited Editions Club, New York (1942)

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Item Description: Limited Editions Club, New York, 1942. Hardcover. Edward Weston (illustrator). Two slim, tall quarto (9" x 12") volumes bound in imitation vellum reproducing in dark grass-green ink a photograph by Edward Weston who has illustrated the volume with 49 photographs specially commissioned for this book and made into exquisitely clear half-tones printed on coated paper. Each spine has a leather label with the title stamped in gilt. With an introduction by Mark Van Doren. Copy #12 of 1500 SIGNED by the photographer on the colophon page. A masterpiece of the modern photographically illustrated book. Very minor wear to the spine tips and corners. Near Fine, lacking the slipcase. Bookseller Inventory # 016756

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WHITMAN, WALT

Published by Limited Editions Club, New York (1942)

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Item Description: Limited Editions Club, New York, 1942. Cloth. Book Condition: Near Fine. Edward Weston (illustrator). 1st of This Edition. Two volumes in green illustrated cloth with gilt lettered spine labels. Housed in brown cloth slipcase. Edition limited to 1500 copies signed by the photographer. This is copy #1331. Some slight wear to corners o/w fine copies in mildly worn slipcase. Beautifully produced book for it's day with great black white phots by Weston. Scarce in this condition. Size: Quarto. Signed By the Photographer. Bookseller Inventory # 21139

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Walt Whitman

Published by The Lime Kiln Press (1981)

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Item Description: The Lime Kiln Press, 1981. Hardcover. Book Condition: As New. 1st Edition. Book Description: Illustrated with 2 woodcuts by William Everson. 16x11, gilt-ruled slate-gray pigskin and raw India silk over boards; bound by the Schuberth Bindery. No. 69 of 115 copies, of which 100 were for sale, printed under the direction of William Everson. SIGNED BY WILLIAM EVERSON in the colophon. This was Everson's final offering as Master Printer of the Lime Kiln Press, and the only book of his long career which he both printed and illustrated. Handset in Goudy Newstyle type, with Castellar initials in red and blue, printed on paper specially made for this edition by Imago Handpaper Mill. The book was an immediate success, and sold out at the publication party at the University of California, Santa Cruz. Prospectus and invitation card (card stained) for publication reception, laid in. All in original packing box. Signed by Illustrator(s). Bookseller Inventory # 37

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Whitman, Walt.

Published by (Santa Cruz) Lime Kiln Press 1981 (1981)

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Item Description: (Santa Cruz) Lime Kiln Press 1981, 1981. Folio. 37pp. One of 115 copies printed, illustrated, and signed by William Everson. This book was Everson's final offering as Master Printer of the Lime Kiln Press. Illustrated with two woodcuts, it is the only book that he both printed and illustrated. Bound in three-quarter gray pigskin and raw India silk-over-boards. An extremely fine, crisp copy. Prospectus laid in. Bookseller Inventory # 24109

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WHITMAN, Walt (Edward WESTON)

Published by Limited Editions Club, New York (1942)

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Item Description: Limited Editions Club, New York, 1942. Hardcover. Edward Weston (illustrator). Two slim, tall quarto (9" x 12") volumes bound in imitation vellum reproducing in dark grass-green ink a photograph by Edward Weston who has illustrated the volume with 49 photographs specially commissioned for this book and made into exquisitely clear half-tones printed on coated paper. Each spine has a leather label with the title stamped in gilt. With an introduction by Mark Van Doren. Copy #1047 of 1500 SIGNED by the photographer on the colophon page. A masterpiece of the modern photographically illustrated book. Tasteful bookplate on each front pastedown. Just a touch of wear to the spine tips. About Fine in a Near Fine slipcase with faint dampstaining to the edge of one side. Uncommon in this condition. Bookseller Inventory # 016481

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Whitman, Walt

Published by David McKay, Philadelphia (1891)

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Item Description: David McKay, Philadelphia, 1891. Gilt Embossed Cloth. Book Condition: Very Good. Frontispeice Photograph (illustrator). First Edition/First State. Signed by Walt Whitman below frontispiece photograph. Previous owner's bookplate on ffep and inked name and date on 2nd ffep, slight character soiling to fep and ffep, else textblock immaculate and tight. Light shelf wear to the original binding, light fraying to corners, edges, and head and foot of spine, bumped corners, else binding very clean and tight. This is Whitman's last book prior to his death in 1892. 66p; Myerson a13; BAL 21440. Size: 8vo - Over 7 3/4" -9 3/4 " Tall. Signed By Author. Hard Cover. Bookseller Inventory # IB198

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Whitman, Walt

Published by Boston: Thayer and Eldridge (1860)

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From: North Star Rare Books & Manuscripts (Great Barrington, MA, U.S.A.)

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Item Description: Boston: Thayer and Eldridge, 1860. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. Thick 8vo., orange textured terra cotta cloth with bevelled edges, front and rear panels stamped in blind, spine panel lettered in gilt, gray endpapers. Third edition, first printing, with "Electrotyped at the Boston Stereotype Foundry. Printed by Gorge C. Rand & Avery" on copyright page; portrait frontispiece with of engraver's name given as "Schoff"; 1000 copies printed. BAL 21397 ------ From the library of William Whiting, with Abraham Lincoln's War Department solicitor's engraved library bookplate on the front pastedown. Born in Concord, Massachusetts, and graduated from the law department of Harvard University, Whiting (1813-1873) served as Lincoln's chief legal advisor. His monumental "War Powers Under the Constitution" (1862) provided Lincoln with the statutory rationales for issuing the Emancipation Proclamation and propelling the Union war machine. A near flawless copy of a foundational book with a distinguished provenance, with Whitman's signature, "from Walt Whitman, Camden New Jersey," affixed to the front free endpaper. Signed by Author(s). Bookseller Inventory # ABE-7871379170

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WHITMAN, WALT.

Published by Camden: privately printed, 1889 (1889)

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Item Description: Camden: privately printed, 1889, 1889. First Edition, thus; "Autograph Special Edition"; one of 300 copies signed by the author; original photographic frontispiece of the author. BAL 21435; binding A (with the leather flap and a pocket inside the back cover). Minor rubbing and wear at the extremities with a couple of small chips at the top of the spine; an unusually good copy of a book often found in either deplorable condition or rebound; in a custom clamshell box. The new material in this edition consisted of two short notes and some corrections. Bookseller Inventory # 25951

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Whitman, Walt

Published by Camden, New Jersey (1876)

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From: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC (Laguna Hills, CA, U.S.A.)

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Item Description: Camden, New Jersey, 1876. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. 1st Edition. SIGNED LIMITED EDITION of 600 copies SIGNED by Walt Whitman. This edition is known as the "Author's Edition" A magnificent copy. The book appears UNREAD. The binding is tight, with NO cocking or leaning. The boards are crisp with slight wear to the edges. The pages are exceptionally clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a lovely copy in collector's edition SIGNED by the author on the title page. We buy SIGNED Whitman First Editions. Signed by Author(s). Bookseller Inventory # ABE-11996685152

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