Item #6619 Anne Gilchrist and Walt Whitman. Elizabeth Porter Gould.

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Anne Gilchrist and Walt Whitman.

Philadelphia: David McKay, 1900. Hardcover. Small 8vo (7.5” x 5.5”), green cloth, gilt titles on spine and cover. Frontis. port., 89 pp.,(appx. 59-89), 6 port. plates, early inscription in ink on flyleaf: “Clare. Christmas, 1907.”.

First edition of this short biography of the writer Anne Gilchrist emphasizing her friendship with Whitman, as well as other significant literary figures. With a fine photogravure frontispiece portrait of Whitman printed by A.W. Elson & Co., Boston after a photograph by Frederick Gutekunst. Elson & Co. turned out some of the best commercial photogravures of the period.

CONDITION: Very good, touch of wear at corners and edges.

Item #6619

Price: $50.00

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