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An American Primer: With Facsimiles of the Original Manuscript


Published by City Lights Books, San Francisco, 1970
Soft cover
From Main Street Fine Books & Mss, ABAA (Galena, IL, U.S.A.)

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Edited by Horace Traubel. Small 8vo. Stiff grey pictorial wrappers. (5pp), 35pp. Illustration. Very good. Mild edgewear, with abrasion at lower right of front wrapper, else internally near fine. A tight and nice first of this edition, being a facsimile of Traubel's 1904 first edition. Inside front wrapper bears a fine archival decorative-edged bookplate signed boldly in full in turquoise fineline by famed Walt Whitman scholar and biographer GAY WILSON ALLEN (1903-95), who in 1981 authored the Pulitzer Prize-nominated "Waldo Emerson: A Biography.". Bookseller Inventory # 41140

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Title: An American Primer: With Facsimiles of the ...

Publisher: City Lights Books, San Francisco

Publication Date: 1970

Binding: Paperback

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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