Two First Printings of Whitman IN Brother Jonathan, Vols. I-III, January-December, 1842.

New York: Wilson & Company, 1841-1842.

Price: $750.00


About the item

Illustrated; 476 pp.; 504 pp. 3 vols. 8vo. Three-quarter red morocco over marbled boards, giltstamped, vols. I and III rebacked; all edges trimmed; some staining and soiling to text; Lacking issue no. 1 in vol. III, and some other pages. Myerson E36 and E40.

Item #365107

Includes two first printings of Whitman:
—"Ambition" (Vol. I, January 29, 1842, p. 113)
—"Boz and Democracy" (Vol. I, February 26, 1842, pp. 243-244).