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    Sale 2514 | Lot 22
    Estimate: $500 - $750
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      Sale 2514 Lot 22

      WALT WHITMAN (1819-1892)


      Group of 5 volumes featuring Calamus.

      Some illustrated. 4to and 8vo, original bindings. Condition varies, but generally good.

      Estimate $500 - 750

      Includes: Calamus: A Series of Letters Written during the Years 1868-1880 to a Young Friend (Peter Doyle). first edition of whitman's letters to his love interest, peter doyle, the title from the section of Leaves of Grass dealing with "the manly love of comrades." Boston, 1897 * Symonds, John Addington. Walt Whitman, a Study. Inscribed and signed by Symonds; with prospectus. London, 1893 * Shay, Frank. The Bibliography of Walt Whitman. Number 70 of 500 copies. New York, 1920 * 2 copies of Whitman's Men. Whitman's Calamus poems illustrated by contemporary photographs. One copy in a dust jacket and signed by all the photographers: Frank Yamrus, Robert Flynt, Steve Morrison, John Dugdale, Bill Jacobson, Russell Maynor, and Mark Beard. New York, 1995.