LEAVES OF GRASS. Walt WHITMAN.

LEAVES OF GRASS

New York: Limited Editions Club, 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 #423 of 1500 SIGNED by the designer on the colophon page. Fine in a Very Good to Near Fine slipcase with a sunned backstrip that has wear to the top and rear. Item #019948

Price: $275.00