May 14, 2019 - Sale 2508

Sale 2508 - Lot 265

Price Realized: $ 4,500
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 4,000 - $ 6,000
WHITMAN, WALT. Leaves of Grass. Illustrated with two portrait plates of Whitman. 8vo, original 1/2 cream calf over marbled boards, gilt leather spine label, spine joints and corners scuffed, partial split along front joint but holding firm; coated yellow endpapers, Gotham Book Mart label to rear pastedown, advert leaf bound in at rear. Camden, 1876

Additional Details

author's edition signed by whitman on title-page. The sixth edition of the work, and one of about 600 unnumbered copies. BAL 21412.