WHITMAN, Walt.
WALT WHITMAN
WHITMAN, Walt. List’ia travy. Proza. Perevod i predisloviia K. Chukovskogo [Leaves of Grass. Prose. Translated and with an introduction by Kornei Chukovsky].
Peterburg [Gosizdat] 1922.  
8vo (235 × 153 mm), pp. 260, [4]; leaves toned due to paper stock; uncut in the original printed wrappers, a couple of tears to the spine and rear cover sometime repaired, old bookseller’s marks to rear cover.
‘This is the fifth edition of my work on Walt Whitman. I have considerably expanded the introductory essay [pp. [9]–80], and retranslated many of Whitman’s poems. For the first time I have given some specimens of his prose writing, and supplemented the critical bibliographical section with new notes’ (p. [7], my translation).
Brown 1654; Libman 6022.
£400   
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