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Walt Whitman's Leaves of Grass

1856 Edition:

AUTHOR: Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892.
TITLE: Leaves of Grass.
PUBLISHED: New York: Fowler and Wells, 1856.
PHYSICAL DETAILS: Dark green cloth bound, "Leaves of Grass" 358 p.; "Correspondence." and "Opinions. 1855-6." 359-384; 16mo.
COVER: Front; blind-stamped leaves and berries, gold-stamped "Leaves of Grass"; back; same, except all blind-stamped.
SPINE: Gold stamping, "Leaves of Grass"; leaf design; "Walt Whitman"; leaf design; "I Greet You at the Beginning of A Great Career  R W Emerson."