Complete Prose of Walt Whitman 1898 collected essays old decorative book
Complete Prose of Walt Whitman 1898 collected essays old decorative book Complete Prose of Walt Whitman 1898 collected essays old decorative book Complete Prose of Walt Whitman 1898 collected essays old decorative book Complete Prose of Walt Whitman 1898 collected essays old decorative book Complete Prose of Walt Whitman 1898 collected essays old decorative book Complete Prose of Walt Whitman 1898 collected essays old decorative book Complete Prose of Walt Whitman 1898 collected essays old decorative book Complete Prose of Walt Whitman 1898 collected essays old decorative book Complete Prose of Walt Whitman 1898 collected essays old decorative book
$ 95.00

(Old Books, 19th Century Books, Walt Whitman, Americana, Prose Collection, Essays).

Complete Prose Works: Specimen Days and Collect, November Boughs, and Good Bye My Fancy, by Walt Whitman.
Published 1898, Boston by Small, Maynard & Company. First Edition.
527 pages. Text in English. Frontis portrait protected by original tissue guard, numerous fine full page plates on heavy paper protected by tissue guards.

Evidently this work is the first compilation of Whitman's entire prose output, preceding 1902 Camden 7-volume edition.

Publisher's cloth binding, gilt title lettering & spine decorations, deckled edges.

Book is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Item is not new or in "new" condition.

Binding gently age worn, short splits and loss of cloth in the top getters, spine ends worn and chipped, signs of handling but nothing offensive or severe, remains overall attractive as an object.

Paper is gently toned, internally still well preserved, tight, sound. Still a bright attractive example which presents well on a shelf.

Still attractive on the shelf. Book displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, any age flaws easy to overlook or forgive. 

Please review photos for more detail showing how this item survives. The asking price reflects the condition based on our examination and 35+ years full time exposure to antiquarian books and ephemera of all types. Flaws seen and described have been taken into account.

Book Measures c. 8 1/2" H x 5 1/2" W.

[B4159].