Title: Walt Whitman Handbook.
Publisher: Packard and Company, Chicago
Publication Date: 1946
Signed: Signed by Author(s)
Edition: 1st Edition
Small 8vo. Green cloth with gilt spine lettering. xviii, 560pp. Very good. A tight and handsome first edition of this essential reference by the famed Whitman authority and "Solitary Singer: A Critical Biography of Walt Whitman" author (1903-95). A decorative-edged archival bookplate signed boldly by him in full in turquoise fineline graces the front flyleaf. Interestingly, this sharp copy hails from the library of Adlai E. Stevenson II (1900-65), Illinois governor and twice presidential candidate. Bookseller Inventory # 38088
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