With Walt Whitman in Camden, by Horace Traubel
A BIBLIOGRAPHIC HANDLIST
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VOLUME 4:
Bibliographic Description


ITEM [4]
University of Pennsylvania Press, 1953
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Title Page:
WITH WALT WHITMAN | IN CAMDEN | January 21 to April 7, 1889 | [short double rule 11 mm] | BY | HORACE TRAUBEL | Edited by | Sculley Bradley | Philadelphia | University of Pennsylvania Press | LONDON: GEOFFREY CUMBERLEGE | OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS | 1953
Collation:
(14.5 x 22.2 cm) [unsigned, 1-358], 280 leaves.
Pp. [i-viii] ix-xviii 1-528; 7 leaves unpaginated recto and verso (total 14 pages) for plates (see note 1).
Contents:
i: half-title "WITH WALT WHITMAN | IN CAMDEN". ii: blank. iii: title. iv: copyright "Copyright 1953 | Anne M. Traubel | Manufactured in the United States of America". v: contents. vi: blank. vii: list of illustrations "ILLUSTRATIONS". viii: blank. ix-xiv: introduction. xv-xvi: preface "TO READERS". xvii-xviii: editorial note. 1-514: conversations. 515-528: index.
Plates:
All plates were printed together with the text on unpaginated leaves, except:
  • Frontispiece printed on coated stock and inserted between 11 and 12.
Binding:
Dark green linen texture cloth. SPINE: Gold-stamped lettering: "[double rule] | WITH | WALT | WHITMAN | IN | CAMDEN | [double rule] | HORACE | TRAUBEL. | [star ornament] | [shield of the University of Pennsylvania]"
Dustjacket:
None observed to date.
Typography and Paper:
11/12.5 Caledonia text. Ivory wove paper; no watermark.

Note to Item [4]:
  1. Plates are printed on unpaginated leaves facing pages 2, 20, 152, and 440.

ITEM [4a]
Southern Illinois University Press, 1959
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Reissue of original sheets from item [4] with reset title page and reprinted frontispiece (see note 1 for item [5a]). Identical to item [4], except for the following variant elements:

Title Page:
WITH | WALT WHITMAN | IN CAMDEN | January 21--April 7, 1889 | [short heavy rule 12.5 mm] | HORACE TRAUBEL | Edited by | Sculley Bradley | SOUTHERN ILLINOIS | UNIVERSITY PRESS | 1959
Collation:
(14.5 x 22.2 cm) [unsigned, 18(-11,2+x2) 2-358], 280 leaves.
Contents:
i: half-title (reset). ii: frontispiece. iii: title (see above). iv: copyright "Copyright 1953, by Anne M. Traubel | Manufactured in the United States of America".
Plates:
Frontispiece tipped onto 11v.
Binding:
Dark green fine ribbed cloth. All edges trimmed. Top edge gilt. FRONT: Blind-stamped frame. SPINE: Gold-blocked intertwining leaves around lettering "WITH | WALT | WHITMAN | IN | CAMDEN | 4 | HORACE | TRAUBEL | SOUTHERN".