AUTHOR: WHITMAN, Walt
TITLE: November Boughs.
PUBLISHER: Philadelphia: David McKay, 1888 .
DESCRIPTION: FIRST EDITION INSCRIBED BY HORACE TRAUBEL. 1 vol., with portrait in the text but no frontispiece photograph inserted (as issued), inscribed by Traubel on the front blank endeaf "To Mary & Joseph Tels, February Eighteen Hundred Ninety-Five, Traubel", Traubel was the literary executor and good friend of Whitman. Bound in the publisher's gilt stamped green cloth, top edge tinted red, others uncut and unopened as issued.
CONDITION: Light general handling to binding, head and foot of spine fine, inner and outer hinges fine, no previous ownership markings or bookplate, overall VERY GOOD.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: "These sheets are probably the 400 copies printed in May, 1891. . . . It seems probable . . . that after Whitman's death his executors had these sheets and the remainder of Good-Bye My Fancy bound in uniform, but separate, bindings." (BAL 21430, printing 3).